Erasmus+ 2017 Germany Gastronomy

Erasmus+ Internship

gastronomy sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and EProjectConsult International department, in cooperation with Staatliche Gewerbeschule Gastronomie und Ernährung Hamburg took the role of intermediary partner for 2 persons from Hamburg, Germany in the frame of Erasmus+ programme during the project named “Mobilität in der dualen Ausbildung des hamburgischen Hotel- und Gaststättengewerbes 2015-2017 + 2016-2018”.

From the 16th of January  to the 5th of February 2017 we hosted 2 selected participants. Their internship was in the sector of gastronomy, thereby they gained experience in their field of studies and become acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian techniques.

Cultural Programme

In their free time the participants had a chance to visit some fabulous places in Sicily and to know Italian and Sicilian cuisine thanks to local restaurants. We hope that their experience of living abroad was helpful and culturally fulfilling.


  • U Funnu
  • Enotria

General Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field related;
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: learning on developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
  • Development of specialized Italian language skills;
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Developing social perspectives and being aware of reactions of other co-workers and supervisors;
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made.

Job duties, skills, and professional competences acquired:

  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers
  • Check food while cooking to stir or turn
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages
  • Understanding and using professional dress code and hygiene.
  • Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment.
  • Understanding the importance of work preparations and execution of process.
  • Understanding and executing preparatory work for effective service
  • Understanding the importance of effective cooperation with others

At the end of the project, the participants received “A Rocca placement certificate”. We hope that they have learned new techniques and methods that will be valuable in their future workplace and will help them to stand out in German labor market.

EProjectConsult wishes them a good luck in their future paths!

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