Olive Oil Academy
“…Olive oil sings too
It lives in us with its ripe light
And among the good things of the earth
I set apart
Your ever-flowing peace, your green essence
Your heaped-up treasure which descends
In streams from the olive tree.”
Our Olive Oil Academy is regarded as the most influential international training center in the field of Olive Oil and Food Culture for food enthusiasts and professionals
Integration of the learning experience with operational production has allowed us to become the most renowned authority of education for the olive oil industry and other food sectors such as charcuterie, cheese, beer and more.
Our instructors are highly regarded, internationally renowned experts in their fields.
Their unique approach guarantees a solid understanding of the required skills in the production processes, sensory evaluation, commercial and marketing strategies.
This proven method offers our students an exceptional learning experience
We train people to become Olive Oil Sommeliers, tasters of different products, makers of artisan Italian Salumi (charcuterie) and cheese.
We also offer professional courses for Olive Oil Mill Master and Panel Leaders to manage sensorial evaluation panels for olive oil, beer, cheese and other food products.
Our courses represent a fundamental investment and a formative experience for those who are willing to explore the fascinating world of real food quality.
Through the meticulous study of raw materials you can better understand their possible treatments and how to use innovative methods in the kitchen, restaurants, retail and factories.
Students enjoy interactive and engaging lessons as they benefit from the great sagacious expertise of professionals who are leading the industry. We understand that effective learning occurs when students are provided with different skills and their specific learning needs are acknowledged. This approach contributes to the formative experience at Olive Oil Academy.
EXAMPLES OF SUCCESS ACHIEVED BY THE OLIVE OIL ACADEMY
Beyond the great experiences, Olive Oil Academy Diplomas represent the achievement of a set of unique and competent skills that enable students to participate in exciting professional vocations in various food sectors, including management, quality control and advisory services for companies.
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CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TO UPDATE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Course participants can update their professional skills annually as: tasters, sommeliers, panel leaders or instructors in the various food sectors by the Olive Oil & Food Quality Expert Certification Program.
This professional update of skills is recorded in the Register of International Olive Oil & Food Quality Experts.
Following completion of the skills update course and registration entry, participants will receive a Food Quality Expert photo identification card for each food sector.
The Olive Oil Expert Diploma is exclusive to Olive Oil Academy.
Many cases have been brought to our attention of fraudulent Olive Oil Experts Diplomas, released by organizations. Keeping the integrity and authenticity of the industry is beneficial and important for all of us. Should you discover any false certifications or suspicious cases, we ask you to report them to us.
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INTRODUCTIVE AND BEGINNERS LESSONS
Olive Oil Academy organizes a collection of authentic culinary weekends to discover the great Italian food destinations and wonders, the artisan skills, the colors and flavors of the true rural Italian cuisine.
Olive Oil Academy invites you to join this program discovering the rural and artisan food across various Italian Regions.