CAST Alimenti is the School where World Champions born. The training center for professionals and teams in all culinary arts (cuisine, pastry, gelato and bakery), attending national and international contests.

CAST Alimenti is the Italian School of Culinary Arts with the highest number of world championship titles in culinary disciplines: and to date, we can count 20 titles, thanks to the award gained Saturday 25 2021 in Lyon, where the Italian Team composed by Lorenzo Puca (captain), Andrea Restuccia e Massimo Pica, deserved to climb on the highest step of the podium, becoming World Champions of the 30th edition of the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie. Thanks to the presence of great Masters and young professionals that aim to the excellence, it is considered the major landmark and an elective place for researching and developing Made in Italy. Both individual professionals and teams from different disciplines participating in important competitions can find in CAST Alimenti the ideal place and the right people to prepare, train, compete and win. Training for competitions represent a great opportunity for CAST Alimenti and its Masters to improve self-discipline, precision, commitment and perseverance, to operate innovative product exploration, as well as to experiment more innovative and efficient teaching methods. Training is about method and the CAST Method, refined in our laboratories in these years, flows from the world of competitions right into our classrooms, to train students and prepare them for the profession they have chosen to undertake with passion.

The latest world titles won

25 September 2021: CAST Alimenti celebrates the 20° world title with Lorenzo Puca, Andrea Restuccia and Massimo Pica, first classified at Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie at Lion, France.

21 January 2021: CAST Alimenti during the Sigep, wins the 19th world title of the school. The team composed of Marco Martinelli, Ciro Chiummo, Massimo Carnio, Eugenio Morrone, trained by Beppo Tonon, won the Gelato World Cup during Sigep Exhibition.

The year before Filippo Valsecchi and Vincenzo Donnarumma trained by Davide Malizia won the Juniores Pastry World Cup, the World Championship under 23 in Pastry, on the occasion of the 40th SIGEP, giving the school its 18th title.

Other world victories in 2016: in January Italy has won the highest podium at the Gelato World Cup, with the team coached by Master Diego Crosara and the Pastry Queen title, thanks to the victory of Silvia Federica Boldetti. In February Sara Accorroni and Bruno D'Angelis led for the first time Italy on the highest podium of the Mondial Des Arts Sucrés.

And before that in January 2015, after one year of training in CAST Alimenti with the support of Master Iginio Massari, the Italian team lead by Emmanuel Forcone, trained by Alessandro Dalmasso, won the world title in the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie in Lyon. Last time Italy climbed the top step of the podium in Pastry it was in 1997.

In October 2013, after nine months of training in CAST Alimenti, Davide Comaschi stood on the podium of the World Chocolate Masters in Paris, a significant achievement revealing the excellence of Italy in the Art of Pastry, which has consequently given the entire segment a great growing opportunity. CAST Alimenti has celebrated with him the fact of being the training venue for winners of a world title thirteen times

From January to October, Davide Comaschi worked full-time on his pieces, pralines, desserts and cakes, in a fully dedicated laboratory with restricted entry, in order to keep his techniques secret in view of the competition. He was supported by Coach Iginio Massari, some of the School Professors, the Chief of workshops Sara Accorroni, and scholarship holder Claudia Bagnis

All these world titles confirm that CAST Alimenti is the School where Champions born

Year and place of competition Title won Team
2021 - Exhibition "Sirha" - Lyon (France) Winners
Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie
Lorenzo Puca, Andrea Restuccia, Massimo Pica trained by Alessandro Dalmasso
2020 - SIGEP Exhibition- Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Gelato World Cup
Marco Martinelli, Ciro Chiummo, Massimo Carnio and Eugenio Morrone trained by Beppo Tonon
2019 - SIGEP Exhibition- Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Juniores Pastry World Cup
Filippo Valsecchi and Vincenzo Donnarumma trained by Davide Malizia
2016 - Europain Exhibition – Paris (France) Winners
of Mondial des Artes Sucrés
Sara Accorroni and Bruno d'Angelis trained by Davide Malizia e Roberto Rinaldini
2016 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winner
of The Pastry Queen World Championship
Silvia Federica Boldetti trained by Davide Malizia
2016 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Gelato World Cup
Luigi Tirabassi, Alberto Carretta, Antonio Capuano and Amelio Mazzella di Regnella trained by Diego Crosara
2015 - Exhibition "Sirha" - Lyon (France) Winners
of Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie
Emmanuele Forcone, Francesco Boccia and Fabrizio Donatone trained by Iginio Massari
2013 - Salon du chocolat - Paris Winner
of World Chocolate Masters
Davide Comaschi trained by Iginio Massari
2013 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winner
of The Star of Sugar World Championship
Davide Malizia
2013 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Italian Junior Pastry Championships
Gianluca Fiorino and Davide Verga trained by Davide Malizia
2012 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winner
of the 1st The Pastry Queen World Championship
Sonia Balacchi trained by Diego Crosara and Davide Malizia
2012 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Gelato World Cup
Francesco Falasconi, Ernst Knam, Leonardo Ceschin, Andrea Olivieri and Filippo Novelli trained by Pierpaolo Magni, technical manager Diego Crosara
2011 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of the 1st Italian Junior Pastry Championships
Antonio Daloiso and Andrea Borgognoni trained by Gianluca Fusto
2010 - Exhibition SIAB – Verona (Italy) Winners
of SIAB Bakery Awards
Simone Rodolfi and Fabrizio Zucchi trained by Piergiorgio Giorilli
2008 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Gelato World Cup
Felice Nichilo, Gaetano Mignano, Lucia Sapia, Gabriele Ferro trained by Roberto Rinaldini
2007 - Exhibition "Sirha" - Lyon (France) Winners
of "Mondial du Pain"
Ezio Marinato, Simone Rodolfi trained by Piergiorgio Giorilli
2006 - Lussemburgo Winners
of Catering Pastry World Cup
Diego Crosara and Andrea Voltolina
2006 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of gelato world cup
Beppo Tonon, Sergio Colalucci and Roberto Rinaldini trained by Pierpaolo Magni
2004 - SIGEP Exhibition – Rimini (Italy) Winners
of Pastry Championships "UIPGC"
Leonardo di Carlo, Roberto Lestani trained by Iginio Massari
1997 - Exhibition "Sirha" - Lyon (France) Winners
of "Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie"
Luigi Biasetto, Luca Mannori and Cristian Beduschi trained by Iginio Massari