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Cucina Italiana


WINTER SESSION @ VCC-Vancouver Community College (Downtown Campus)


Come and join Master Chefs from Italy with their expertise and craft, weaving together CULTURAL HISTORY, TRADITION, and of course… FOOD!

January 30:

All About Pasta;

Learn about, prepare, and sample regional pasta delicacies.

Teachers: Chef Giovanni Trigona & Chef Sergio Cinti


February 6:

All About Pizza:

Learn the techniques and experience yourself  the preparation of an authentic pizza, from the dough to the oven.

Teachers: Chef Giovanni Trigona & Chef Giuseppe Cortinovis


February 13:

Wine & Food Pairing

Learn about the best grapes to complement your favourite Italian dish.

Teachers: Chef Giovanni Trigona & Sommelier Tyler


February 20:

All About Ice-Cream

Learn about the history of Gelato, differences between Gelato, Ice-Cream and Sorbet and the Gelato Gourmet.

Teachers: Chef Giovanni Trigona, Chef Giorgio Barassi & Chef Fabrizio Busso


February 27:

Culture & Traditions

From North to South

Learn how to prepare the most delicious vegetable-based Italian dishes :  Antipasti, Main, Soups.

Teachers: Chef Giovanni Trigona & Chef Dario Rossi


In each workshop you will:
– Experience, first-hand, the preparation of fine Italian cuisine
– Prepare and sample delicacies from various regions of Italy
– Learn how to recognize and use authentic Italian DOP and IGP products
– Learn about typical dishes from various regions of Italy
– Receive a Certificate of Completion


Location: VCC downtown campus
Price: Individual class $139; 5-class package $595
Discounted rates: Available for groups (+10 pax), VCC students & Italian Chamber’s members
For more information: Contact Continuing Studies – Culinary at or call 604-871-7000 x 8424 or visit


To register: Download the form at the following LINK and email it to; call VCC at 604.443.8484 or visit VCC  Continuing Studies (room 203-250 West Pender Street, Vancouver).

Or…. call us at 604.682.1410 to offer a class to a friend for Christmas!


A course brought to you by:



In collaboration with:   

cucina professionale Italian Chamber of Commerce Canada

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Official hashtags of the event: #cooklikeanitalian #trueitaliantaste

Our Chamber on FB: @ItalianChamber

Our Chamber on Twitter: @Italian_Chamber

Our Chamber on Instagram: @iccc_west

To learn more about Italy’s project for the promotion of authentic Italian DOP and IGP products in North America, visit the official website of the Extraordinary Italian Taste project!


VCC Vancouver Community College

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