OFFICIAL PARTNERS OF APCI, THE ITALIAN ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL CHEFS
The APCI is a leading professional association led by director Sonia Re. Surgital promotes the work of the APCI on several fronts, including training courses which promote the role of the chef in today's catering sector. Over the years Surgital has promoted several of its brands via its partnership with the APCI, beginning with Divine Creazioni®. Today, our Divine Creazioni® Mastershows bring together Michelin-starred chefs and AMPI members who compete to create unique new pasta dishes.
OFFICIAL PARTNERS OF THE FIC, ITALIAN CHEFS' FEDERATION
Surgital is one of the longest-standing partners of the Italian Chefs' Federation (FIC), the largest and most prestigious professional association in its sector. We work in close conjunction not only with the Federation's head office but also with its regional and foreign delegations. We actively promote the work of the FIC and offer dedicated courses as part of its ongoing training activities with chef Debora Fantini from the Federation's NIC (Nazionale Italiana Cuochi) wing. Our Laboratorio Tortellini® brand received FIC certification several years ago and is regularly promoted by the FIC in the course of its activities.
CAST ALIMENTI, SCHOOL OF CULINARY ARTS
Arts. Based in Brescia, CAST Alimenti has been offering vocational training and refresher courses since its foundation in 1997. It's the only school in Italy to offer courses in all the culinary arts, where students learn in specially equipped laboratories. With qualified teachers and the latest teaching technology, the courses offered by CAST Alimenti combine knowledge and knowhow and are directed at school-leavers and established professionals alike. Surgital works with the enterprise department, CAST Imprese, on the development of new products.
SSOCIAZIONE AMICI DELL’UNIVERSITÀ DI SCIENZE GASTRONOMICHE DI POLLENZO (FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GASTRONOMIC SCIENCES OF POLLENZO)
We are supporting members of Friends of the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, a non-profit association whose mission is to organize and manage fund-raising activities for the growth and development of the academic institution. Since its foundation in 2004, the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) has offered interdisciplinary professional training in the science, culture, politics, economics and ecology of food. Its graduates offer expertise in issues such as sustainability and the importance of the world's food systems, covering every phase from production through to consumption. UNISG also runs numerous research projects drawing on the input of teaching staff and students following a master's degree course.