In this first level, 3-day course, we will examine the history and cultivation of the olive tree and delve into harvest and the methods used in olive oil production. We will taste samples from around the world and learn to recognize olive oil defects and sensory attributes.

Executive Director, Olive Oil Sommelier Certification program: Curtis Cord, publisher of Olive Oil Times and president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Olive tree history, cultivation and harvesting
  • Production and processing
  • Grades and standards
  • Sensory assessment
  • Introduction to olive oil chemistry
  • Olive cultivars
  • Olive oil defects and positive attributes
  • Shelf-life and quality management
  • Advanced tasting techniques and food pairing
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • Certified cobalt tasting glass
  • Certificate of completion at course end

Note: Olive Oil Sommelier Certification is a multi-course comprehensive, certification series. Completion of all courses is required for certification. Click here for information on Course Two.

About Olive Oil Times Education Lab:

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab supports projects that foster a greater understanding of olive oil through collaborative initiatives with partner organizations. Olive Oil Times is an independent online publication, and the leading source of olive oil industry news and information.

CLASS SCHEDULES

04/30/2018

05/02/2018 – $1,400
Mon-Wed 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2018

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


01/04/2018 -

02/01/2018 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

BREAKFAST BREADS & PASTRIES


01/08/2018 -

01/12/2018 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


01/17/2018 -

01/26/2018 – $1,550
Mon Wed & Fri 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


01/29/2018 -

02/02/2018 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CAKE DECORATING CARVED CAKES


01/29/2018 -

01/31/2018 – $495
Mon Tues & Wed 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


01/29/2018 -

02/07/2018 – $1,750
Mon, Wed, & Fri 5:45 am – 10:45 pm

Feb 2018

CHOCOLATE, CANDY & CONFECTIONS


02/05/2018 -

02/09/2018 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


02/23/2018 -

02/24/2018 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mar 2018

KNIFE SKILLS, DEBONING & FILLETING


03/12/2018 -

03/16/2018 – $625
Mon, Wed, & Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

ESSENTIALS OF SPANISH COOKING


03/19/2018 -

03/23/2018 – $1,495
Mon-Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES