Gelato fundamentals

Gelato expert academy Module #1: everything you need to know about food composition, food labeling and what is gelato made of.

Gelato expert Academy

Program Module #1

The physical composition of gelato

  • Introduction to gelato
  • Gelato: a short story
  • What is gelato made of?
  • Gelato or ice cream?
  • Frozen desserts: a broad range of products
  • Gelato, soft serve, ice cream, sorbetto, granita, cremolata, gelato on a stick, fruit tubes, semifreddo

Food composition and labelling

  • Food composition: what is food made of?
  • Processed and unprocessed food
  • How to read and how to write food labels
  • Nutritional values and their meaning
  • How to study raw materials composition and their use in gelato
  • National ingredients databases and how to use them

Ingredients of gelato and their functional action

  • Sensory and functional ingredients in gelato
  • Carbohydrates
  • Sugars: what is a sugar? 
  • Properties of sugars: Sweetness, freezing point, applications in gelato
  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • Introduction to fibers
  • Stabilisers: thickeners, emulsifiers and additive-free alternatives. 
  • Other ingredients

Introduction to the main gelato products

  • Granita
  • Sorbet
  • Milk gelato
  • Vegan gelato

Voluntary exam to achieve certification (10 minutes quick test)

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  • 1 module of choice: 170€
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  • 10 modules: 1000€ (includes 60 minutes one to one consulting)

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  • Teaching material in PDF used during the courses
  • Recipe book of each module of the courses
  • Access to all the videos and material for unlimited time
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