CONCORD, N.C., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aside from producing, manufacturing, and distributing specialty dessert ingredients for the creation of artisan frozen dessert and pastry, PreGel (Pre Gelato) is also very passionate about culinary education. PreGel America is excited to announce the expansion of its state-of-the-art International Training Centers to the state of Illinois. Located just 6.5 miles away from the Chicago O'Hare Airport, PreGel's latest addition to its network of educational establishments will be housed in the Regent O'Hare Business Center office park at 915 Busse Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL, just outside of Chicago. Slated for a grand opening in February 2017 when classes will commence, the Illinois learning establishment will serve as an educational resource for dessertpreneurs and those looking to enhance their knowledge in the areas of gelato, soft serve, beverage, and pastry production.
Featuring four work stations, the PreGel International Training Centers – Chicago accommodates a class of 12 people for in-depth lectures and hands-on learning experience. The facility is equipped with a variety of gelato, soft serve, and refrigeration equipment, and provides attendees with the opportunity to test and taste each product they create. The facility's conference room will also have audio visual set up to allow for Power Point presentations.
The International Training Centers – Chicago will cover topics including:
- Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto Production
- Advanced Gelato & Sorbetto Production
- Artisanal Ice Cream (NEW)
- Soft Serve and Trendy Novelties
- Eclairs, Macarons, and Boutique Pastries
- Sweet Confections
- Trendy Pops and Paletas
PreGel America currently has three existing International Training Centers including Charlotte, North Carolina; Los Angeles, California; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Class registration for all locations is available online at www.pregel-itc.com.
About PreGel America
Established in 2002, PreGel America is the U.S. subsidiary of PreGel (Pre Gelato), a global developer, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty dessert ingredients, with main headquarters in Reggio Emilia, Italy. PreGel was built on producing authentic dessert ingredient solutions for passionate chefs who desired high quality and shelf-stable ingredients for the creation of innovative finished desserts. The company's diverse product lines include bases, bases with flavorings, pastes, compounds, variegates, toppings & fillings, coatings, and instant dessert bases in four main sectors: Gelato, Sorbetto & Ice Cream, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Pastry & Confections, and Specialty Beverage Solutions.
PreGel provides private label options, a team of dedicated sales agents for all regions of the U.S., and hosts PreGel International Training Centers staffed by trained and award-winning chefs in North Carolina, California, Florida, and Illinois. With distribution facilities in Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA, PreGel sells directly to full service restaurants, quick service restaurants, frozen dessert establishments, coffee shops, bakeries, patisseries, pizzerias, hospitality and tourism, grocery stores, colleges, universities, hospitals, and other noncommercial foodservice, as well as distributors in the United States. Your Passion. Our Ingredients. It's not just a slogan; it's what PreGel believes in.
For more information, visit www.pregelamerica.com.
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