- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Argentina
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Quarter, Other
- Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Dorm, Homestay, Student Apartment
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
The Mente Argentina Cooking program combines various teaching techniques, both within and outside of the traditional classroom, guaranteeing a holistic and unforgettable experience. Cooking Courses have been designed for both beginners and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge.
The Argentine cuisine differs from the rest of Latin America cuisine mainly because of its European origins. With Italian and Spanish cuisine as its guides, and the addition of native traditions, Argentine cuisine stands out mainly because of its barbecue, roast beef, empanadas, and world famous dulce de leche.
The goal of the cooking program is to teach students typical South American & Argentinean dishes with modern preparation, presentation techniques, and sophisticated flavor combinations. In this program you will learn how to prepare South American dishes with attention to all of the details that make this cuisine unique. You will learn everything from the classics to lighter dishes, red meat, cakes and desserts.
The Mente Argentina Cooking program combines various teaching techniques, both within and outside of the traditional classroom, guaranteeing a holistic and unforgettable experience.
You will be experiencing a real Argentinean cooking environment, learning some typical dishes from Argentina, for an incredible and different experience that cannot be taught at a conventional school. These private lessons are taught with a well known Argentinean chef, where you will learn how to prepare typical Argentinean meat dishes in gourmet style.