Tree Talk: West Coast Professional Training Center Opens In Los Angeles

PreGel AMERICA announced the grand opening of its West Coast Professional Training Center in Los Angeles. The PreGel Professional Training Center – Los Angeles will offer five classes per month, which range from The Fundamentals of Gelato and Sorbetto Production to Frozen Cakes and Pies.

The facility accommodates a limited attendance of six people for a hands-on experience and the courses are instructed by trained Gelato Chef Claudio Colapicchioni. The facility is equipped with a variety of gelato, soft serve and refrigeration equipment, and provides attendees with the opportunity to test and try each.The new facility also features a lecture room.

“WeareveryexcitedtooffertheWest Coast the oppor tunity to attend our classes at our new facilit – it helps save thematripacrosscountry,”saidFrederic Monti, PreGel AMERICA corporate

chef and head of the Professional Training Center. “We intend to provide the same high-quality service, innovative recipes and thorough instruction as we have always delivered at the Charlotte Training Center.”

The classes the West Coast Professional Training Center will offer in 2014 include:

  • The Fundamentals of Gelato and Sorbetto Production
  • Advanced Gelato and Sorbetto Production
  • Frozen Cakes and Pies
  • Frozen Pops and Novelties
  • Redefining Soft Serve
  • Sweet Verrines and Catering
  • Desserts

The class lengths vary from 1–4 days andareallACF-certifiedforcontinuing education credits. Dates and registration for PreGel’s Professional Training Center classes are available online at There is a nominal registration fee that includes lunch.PreGelhaspreferredhotelswith special rates and transportation to and from its facilities for all class attendees.