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EDUCHEF 2023 starts on Monday March 6. EDUCHEF is organized by the University of Padua in collaboration with Ascom Padova - Accademia Arti e Mestieri Alimentari, Coop Alleanza 3.0 and Fairtrade Italia and it is promoted by Vice-Rector for Wellness and Sport, Prof. Antonio Paoli, with the Public Engagement Office of the University of Padua.

The course is intended for students living outside their original town, enrolled in the first year of a bachelor’s degree and a master degree.

EDUCHEF consists of four editions. Each edition consists of five workshops in the evening (from Monday to Friday), held by qualified chefs. Participants will have the opportunity to learn basic cooking techniques and discover the secrets of maintaining a healthy diet through the preparation of nutritious appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, baked goods and dessert. There are also some workshops aiming to raise student's awarness of sustainable supply chains and purchases.

The lessons will take place at the Accademia Arti e Mestieri Alimentari di Ascom Padova (Via Due Palazzi 43/a). Transportation to the Accademia is free, departing 30 min before the start of the lessons.

It is possible to register for only one of the scheduled editions:

  • Edition 1: from 6 to 10 March;
  • Edition 2: from 13 to 17 March;
  • Edition 3: from 20 to 24 March;
  • Edition 4: from 27 to 31March.

Each edition will have 16 participants (64 students in the four editions). The first 16 students to register for each edition will receive a confirmation, while others will be placed on a waiting list.  The lessons are held in Italian.

A certificate of participation is issued at the end of each edition.

Info and registration:

For more information please contact Public Engagement Office:, 049 827 3924-3850-3829.