The New Italian Venue

From The Chef Academy ’s experience, born the International Hospitality Academy with only one aim: create the best professionals in the Hospitality Business.

Who we are

Professional Cooking Courses

Our Advanced Course is the best way to become a professional Chef. After atteining the Diploma, the students will have open doors to employments!

Cooking Courses

Leader of your department

Our aim is to create LEADERS. Professional people that can motivate and lead their team to success.

Specialised Courses

Our Schools

The International Hospitality Academy it’s been founded in London, we have a venue in London and New York.

Our Schools

Every journey start with a single step

If you looking forward to start working in the Hospitality but you don’t have the required experiences:Enrol Now to our courses.
We can offer one for each department. It will be your first step to become a Leader.

Short Courses

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If you want to give a twist to your career , investing in your future and your capacities, The International Hospitality Academy can offer you the course you were looking for. Contact us now, don’t loose the chance to get in the next course!

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Hotel Management Course

This training course will open to you the doors to the Hospitality Management in every Hotel structure around the world.

Our Master

Cooking CoursesRestaurant CoursesRestaurant Courses

"Welcome to The International Hospitality Academy!"

"The best hospitality schools in Senigallia with a selection of culinary programmes and intensive hospitality courses with live on the job training."

Carta Qualità

Our Academy was founded in 2007. We opened our first school in the UK, located in central London. Our aim is to train our students to become professional chefs and managers in leading businesses around the world.

The most important aspect and why we believe we teach in the most effective form, is that you are learning from the professionals in a professional environment.

We offer an effective practical training scheme that gives our students all the tools and skills to start a career as a professional chef or manager. During the course you will be training in one of our hotel /restaurants partner,with one of our chef and management trainers. You will be experiencing working in a live professional hotels and restaurants and getting an inside view of the business. You will deal with every aspect of a chef and management routine. You will be learning all the techniques required to start working right away.

We are the only school that offers this kind of training and this is the reason that our students have such a high success rate.

Take a look of our training courses, and contact us in order to have more information.

You will receive HCCP certificate, and your Diploma from The International Hospitality Academy is Internationally certified fro Marche's Region. You will confidently work in any kitchen or hotel, having all the skills you'll need to be an active member of the team.

At The International Hospitality Academy, we want only the best for our students. At the end of the course a member of our team will help you to find the right job for you, planning job interviews.

The International Hospitality Academy is Internationally recognise and accredited from Marche's Region.


International Students

“Chef Academy of Senigallia Italian campus is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) which is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.”

Over the past few years the demand for training to become a professional chef has never been higher. To train in Senigallia is a no-brainer, with the presence of many fine dining and Michelin Starred restaurants, there are numerous opportunities for students around the world. Professional chef training abroad not only expands your personal horizons, develops your independence and enlarges your circle of international friends, it will give you the experience you need to begin your professional chef career. However, before making a decision, consider the following:

  • Why study in Senigallia?
  • Will my qualifications be recognised?
  • How much are the tuition fees?
  • How do I apply for courses with the Chef Academy of Senigallia?
  • When should I apply?


Why Study in Senigallia?

London is a world class city, famous for its vibrancy and cosmopolitan nature. Chef Academy of Senigallia is based in the heart of Marche's region, you will have the opportunity to train inside some of Italy's most famous Restaurants. 


Will my qualifications be recognised?

Chef Academy of Senigallia will issue a diploma upon successful completion of the course, the diploma is also accredited by ASIC. Our diploma is very well recognised in the professional culinary world.


How much are the tuition fees?

The tuition fees differ depending on the course. Please refer to individual courses for further details.


How do I apply for courses with the Chef Academy?

Once you have decided on a course of study, you can submit an application form which can be downloaded from the website or you can request one directly from us.


When should I apply?

If you require a Visa, we recommend you begin your application as soon as possible, so we can can get you enrolled for the date you wish to begin. This will vary from one country to another so please check with one of our team about availability and enrolment requirements. 


Student Visitor Visas

Chef Academy of Senigallia can issue a student visitor visa for any of our courses that last up to six months. The requirements for the Visa will be explained to you by one of our international team once you have confirmed the course you are interested in and when you would like to enrol. 


Other aspects to consider?

English language requirement: Although there is no specific Italian language requirement for Student Visitor Visas, a good knowledge is required as all of the teaching is in Italian.

Finances: Do ensure you have the funds available to not only pay the full fees but also the living costs required during the duration of your course. 

Accommodation: We can assist you with accommodation within a reasonable distance from your place of training. Alternatively you are free to make arrangements personally.

Insurance: We recommend that you take out insurance for yourself whilst you are here.

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How to Apply

Minimum 18 years of age .

You must also have a good understanding of English and Italian both orally and verbally.

If you are unsure of your skill requirements for a course, please phone us so we can help ascertain your level of experience before booking.

Please visit: Introduction Courses.


We rely on students being able to self-assess their own skill level and are happy to assist with this but cannot be held liable if you book a course much higher or lower than your actual skill level.

Please complete the: Online Application form.

You can call us on: +390719605610

To apply please submit your application and documents online. Once we have received these we will evaluate your application in line with the course requirements.


Attendance and Punctuality Policy


Levels of attendance have a direct impact on the success of our students. Students are more likely to complete the course and achieve their qualification if they attend classes regularly.

Delays and absences not only have a negative impact on the results of the students, but also on the progress of the rest of the class.


Main Principles

The expectation of attendance is 100%. Students will be informed if their level of attendance is not satisfactory, and the staff at International Hospitality Academy will ensure that students comply with the standards of the school.

The follow-up process will be monitored through regular reviews and attendance reports.
Any absence must be justified. The IHA will review all absences, justified or unjustified, within 24 hours. Disciplinary action will be taken in cases where attendance levels fall below the standard.

Disciplinary Measures

Even in cases where absence has been authorised, it may still be necessary to talk directly to the student.

There are 3 stages to the monitoring of attendance and punctuality:


Stage 1 - Formal Warning

The formal warning will be issued when the school staff notices initial concerns regarding the attendance and/or punctuality of a student. When a student receives 3 formal warnings, the process will move on to phase 2.


Stage 2 - Formal Attendance and punctuality Review Meeting with the chef trainer or coordinator (plus disciplinary warning, if appropriate


  • Less than 85% attendance,
  • 2 absences in the same week
  • 5 or more absences in any 4 week period
  • Frequent absences due to illness.


  • Late twice in a week,
  • Late more than 5 times in any 4 week period,
  • Repeated lateness (eg every Monday, Key Skills lessons),

Stage 3 - Formal Hearing with the Director of the School


  • Continued attendance rate below 85%,
  • Persistent lateness,
  • Lack ofimprovement since formal warning(s) was/were issued.

The disciplinary hearing for poor attendance or poor punctuality may lead to a final warning or expulsion


Authorised Absence

  • Sickness supported by a medical certificate
  • Medical appointments
  • Court appearances
  • Job interviews
  • Appointments with government or voluntary organisations
  • Funerals
  • Religious holidays
  • Driving Tests
  • Visits or events related to the academic programme or internships

Complaints Policy and Procedure

This document describes the Complaint Handling Policy of The International Hospitality Academy srl unipersonale (hereinafter “the school”) which has been implemented to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations relating to complaint handling.



This Policy applies to all employees, officers, director, representatives and advisors of the school.


Control Objective

This Policy's objective is to minimize damage to our reputation and reduce the risk of litigation by handling complaints from our customers or prospects in a timely, effective and consistent manner.


Responsible Person

The International Hospitality Academy srl unipersonale Admin Department is hereby designated as responsible for the application of this policy, and to review this policy on a regular basis to ensure that it continue to comply with industry laws, regulations, guidelines and best practices. The IHA Admin Department is also responsible to communicate this school’s policy to all employees, officers, director, representatives and advisors of the school.



A complaint shall be deemed to mean any written statement of a student or any person acting on behalf of a student alleging a grievance involving the conduct, business or affairs of the school or any employee, representative, officer, director or advisor of the school.


Although the definition of “complaint” refers to only written complaints, there may be instances where the school receives a verbal complaint from a student which will warrant the same treatment as a written complaint. Such situations depend upon the nature and severity of the student’s allegations and require the professional judgment of the individual who received the complaint.


A complaint should include at least one of the three following elements:

- Complaint about the school;

- Potential damages or damages suffered by the student; or

- Request of corrective measures.

For greater certainty, errors that the school accepted to correct are not considered as complaints unless repetition or recurrence causes grievance to a student.


A Complaint Log is a Database to track key elements of the complaint process and category in order to identify potential trends or concerns and to produce reports.



It is the policy of the school to:

a) Handle complaints from students or prospects in a timely, effective, fair and consistent manner.

b) To record complaints centrally in the complaints log.

c) To report complaints to the company whose product is involved as well as, where applicable, to the company that sponsors the advisor’s license.


Acknowledgement Letter

When the school receives a complaint, an acknowledgment letter must be sent to the student within 5 business days. This letter must include the following elements:

- Name of the person responsible for handling the student’s complaint;

- Key elements of the school’s Complaint Policy; and

- Expected delay of the outcome.


Complaint Log

1. All complaints must immediately be reported to the IHA Admin Department;

2. All complaints must be logged in the Complaint Log.

The Complaint Log must, at least, include the following information:

- Date of complaint;

- Complainant’s name;

- Nature of the complaint and the circumstances;

- Name of the person who is the subject of the complaint;

- The product or the services which are subject of the complaint; and

- The date and conclusions of the decision rendered in connection with the complaint.

3. Complaints in the Complaint Log must be maintained for a period of 7 years, following the resolution date.


Change of Procedures and Disciplinary Measures

The IHA Admin Department must monitor the complaint log and ensure that appropriate disciplinary measures are taken if necessary and provide recommendations for change in the company’s procedures if appropriate


Technical issues

The International Hospitality Academy srl unipersonale's courses, provide professional and efficient training throughout the course.

If any technical issues should arise beyond our control, such as electrical, gas, building or weather issues we will do our very best to resolve them and  find an alternative arrangement or extend the training for longer if it is required.

The International Hospitality Academy srl unipersonale

is proud to open the door and welcome the new students of today that will be the best professionals of tomorrow.

Contact Us

The International Hospitality Academy srl unipersonale

Via Abbagnano, 12

60019 Senigallia (Ancona)

Phone: +39 071 960 5610