The Science of Cooking: an Introduction to Molecular Cuisine 

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Science of Cooking: an Introduction to Molecular Cuisine 

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Culinary Arts Majors only.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    After the first appearance of molecular gastronomy in the latter half of the 20th century, the approach of chefs towards food has dramatically changed. This science of cooking course is aimed at students who wish to gain knowledge of the science behind cooking to both improve methods of cooking and avoid common pitfalls. Students will acquire the concepts related to the techniques that aid innovation and creative development in the field of gastronomy. The course will combine both theory and practice based on contemporary scientific knowledge.

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