In the Kitchen With Italian MastersMCI partners with Italy's leading food and wine educator, Gambero Rosso

Students in a Città del Gusto class session
The new partnership with Gambero Rosso, MCI students will have the opportunity to travel to Italy to study at the highly acclaimed “Città del Gusto” (City of Taste) cooking schools.

Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) at MDC is now the exclusive educational partner in the eastern U.S. of Gambero Rosso, Italy’s leading food and wine publisher and educator.The exciting partnership opens doors for MCI students to travel to Italy and study at Gambero Rosso’s highly acclaimed “Città del Gusto” (City of Taste) cooking schools located in Rome, Catania, Palermo, Turin, Naples and Milan.

Gambero Rosso’s acclaimed culinary guide is akin to the Michelin guide for Italy. In recent years, Gambero Rosso has developed into a multimedia giant, expanding their offerings to master’s programs, magazines and a television channel, as well as the culinary school, which is educating a new generation of chefs and critics.

The new collaboration with Gambero Rosso is the perfect addition to MCI’s well-rounded training, which blends the skills demanded by classic cuisine with the latest techniques used by the world’s best chefs, offering a synthesis of fundamentals and innovation to students. Sustainable food, local food sourcing and nutrition are also important components of the curriculum, which is designed to prepare MCI students to engage and contribute in a quickly evolving food culture.