Ever since its invention in the late 1990s, the Gelato Business has only been booming and has grown to become an integral part of a 14 Billion Dollar Ice Cream Industry.

And from a business point of view, opting to set-up a Gelato business doesn’t get any better. This is because Gelato is a premium gourmet Ice Cream and is much healthier than the regular Ice Cream.

This not just makes for an excellent marketing strategy for your Gelato business, it also allows you to sell your products at premium prices.


The International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA, Dubai)

At The International Centre for Culinary Arts, Dubai the students are provided with quality education through World-Class Culinary Course Programs & The Finest Industry Level Equipment to help them gradually cope & eventually excel in the modern kitchen.

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Such high-end equipment pushes students to their maximum capabilities and helps them unlock their true potential as well.

The State of the Art Culinary Training Facility includes well-appointed modern classrooms, a complete range of top of the line machinery & equipment, designer meeting areas, coffee lounge, student breakout areas, library, full Wi-Fi Network, paperless classrooms, electronically secured environment and a dynamic multi-lingual staff for assistance.


Accreditation & Recognitions

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The ICCA Dubai has both an Approved and Accredited Centre status from the City & Guilds, London. Established in 1878, City & Guilds is the World’s largest Vocational Education Awarding Body & certifies over 1.3 Million students annually around the globe and helps increase value proposition and competitiveness within the global market.

City & Guilds qualifications are a global benchmark for vocational excellence, integrity & quality assessment and come along with the City & Guilds Europass Certificate Supplement.

City & Guilds Accreditation is recognized as a sign of quality in over a 100 countries around the world!



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The ICCA Dubai has been featured amongst the “Top 10 Culinary Institutes in the World” and awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs), a Global Authority on Food Standards.

The “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award seeks to recognize the training and education that meet or exceeds the Culinary Standards Education established by WorldChefs.

The WorldChefs recognition provides a competitive advantage and assures employers of a candidate’s Quality Culinary Education.




The ICCA – CGU (Carpigiani University) Dubai, delivers the complete Gelato Curriculum accredited by The Carpigiani Gelato University, Italy.

Designed for the aspiring Gelato Entrepreneurs who have no knowledge or experience in Gelato, The ICCA – CGU Dubai, is an official international partner campus that delivers the complete curricula in its state of the art and full range Gelato Training Facility and Gelateria dedicated to aspire Gelato Entrepreneurs and Experts.

Established in 2003, The Carpigiani Gelato University – Bologna, Italy is recognized as the most prestigious Gelato School in the World, teaching high quality, healthy safe Artisan Gelato and is renowned to produce the most number of Gelato Entrepreneurs, the world over.


The ICCA - CGU Gelato Base Program

Watch Seraya’s Journey who took up the Gelato Base Program at The ICCA Dubai to set-up her very own Gelateria!

The highly intensive classes are aimed to teach the basic theoretical and practical concepts necessary to produce superior Gelato.

The students enrolling in the course will acquire sufficient knowledge and confidence to set-up their very own Gelato business with a wide range of Classic Gelato Cream & Fruit Flavors and Tastes.

All the Equipment, Ingredients, Protective Gear and Course Materials are provided for the duration of the course.

If you are interested in learning more about the ICCA-CGU Gelato Program, register with us and  our admissions team will get in touch with you!


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