Welcome to the professional kitchen of the Cieffe Academy, the first advanced training school in Ragusa for those working in the sector. Our haute cuisine courses are led by master chefs and experts from all over Italy. If you’re a pastry chef, a cook or a pizza chef, a baker or a gelato maker, you’ll find new inspiration at our academy of taste, learning the secrets of preparing delicious gourmet dishes and home-made desserts that delight the palate and warm the heart.


We offer advanced pastry-making courses, high-level training courses for chocolatiers and gelato makers, professional cookery courses, and specialist courses for pizza makers and bakers. Solutions to suit every need. Don't waste precious time. Explore all the latest news in our catalogue.


I grandi lievitati – Omar Busi

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Luca Montersino

Pastry Chef

A globally famous Chef and master pastry maker, an advocate of wholesome haute cuisine and patisserie.

Leonardo Di Carlo


Renowned pastry chef and pioneer in the science of pastry-making.

Stefano Laghi

Pastry Chef

Inventive and multi-faceted, his pastry creations combine technical skill and finely balanced flavours.

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Cieffe Academy: inizia qui il nostro viaggio

Qualcosa di nuovo sta avvenendo nel sud Italia. Nasce Cieffe Academy, la prima accademia di cucina professionale, che porta a Ragusa la professionalità dei più autorevoli chef italiani. Non una semplice scuola, ma un intero mondo in fermento.


How do I register for a Cieffe Academy training course?

Registration for Cieffe Academy courses is exclusively online. Details can be found on our website:

At time of registration, participants will be required to pay a deposit of 20% of the total cost of the course. Cieffe s.r.l. will then require payment of the balance, which must be received no later than THIRTY days before the start of the course.

The full cost of the course must be paid before participants can take part in the lessons; enrolment will therefore not be considered complete until evidence of payment is received.

Payment can be made by PayPal, credit card, or bank transfer, with reason for payment given as <course participation COURSE TITLE>.

As places on the courses are restricted, participants will be accepted in chronological order based on when their deposit is received.

Are class numbers restricted for the Cieffe Academy courses?

Yes. Class numbers for our professional cookery courses are limited.

Are there any age limits for taking part in the courses?

The courses are for professionals in the catering sector aged 18 and upwards.

What is included in the cost of the course?

The cost of enrolment with Cieffe s.r.l. includes the following: use of the rooms and kitchen equipment, the raw materials, free extras, and the teaching material: responsibility for which lies with the participant. Participants can only use the material provided for the purposes of the course, and must agree to take good care of the kitchen equipment and use it in an appropriate way.

Do I need professional experience to attend a Cieffe Academy course?

Yes. Participation is exclusively for professionals with experience in the food sector.