Basic Course

Carpigiani Gelato Ice Cream University is recognised internationally for developing successful gelato entrepreneurs around the world.

The Basic course is designed to take participants through the pure basics of getting started with Artisan Gelato.


A Taste of what the basic course covers:

  • What is Gelato?
  • Raw Materials
  • Methods of Production & recipe development
  • Gelato Sensory Analysis
  • Hygiene, Health & Safety
  • Business Planning and retail concepts
Gelato University Basic Course

Course Details

Course Objective

After the Basic Course you will have a solid knowledge of Italian artisan gelato and you will be able to: understand ingredients and different production methods, produce gelato, sorbet, plan your investments, compare retail strategies, respect hygiene criteria in the laboratory.

Who is it for?

This course is catered for inspirational gelato entrepreneurs who wants to take a first step to learn how to produce high quality authentic Italian gelato.

Timings & Costs

Duration: The course lasts 2 days. Starting at 9:30am and ends at 5:00pm inc. lunch.

Charges: £599 + VAT per person

Are you the Next Gelato Entrepreneur?

Gelato University concentrates on delivering “the art and science of gelato production, the comprehensive training of gelato entrepreneurs, and the promotion of Italian gelato as a natural and flavourful food suitable for all cultures. Our students learn from our professional and expert technicians whilst working with our state-of-the-art gelato machines and facilities. Successful graduates of our University are able to bring back all the skills they have learned to open or perfect their own Italian gelato enterprise anywhere around the world.

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