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About The Gelato and Pastry Institute of america

The Gelato and Pastry Institute of America was created to bring the experts in the ice cream and pastry industry to you the entrepreneur. We have assembled a team of leaders in the Gelato, Sorbetto, Pastry, Design and Equipment industries to teach, advise and educate you to be masters at your own art. You will learn from some of the true artisans in the field, making some of the highest quality cutting edge desserts in the marketplace.

We at GPI believe that knowledge is power and so we have created instructional hands on demonstrations in the making of artisanal ice creams, as well as classroom question and answer sessions to help you to design and market your concept. Our goal is to prepare you so that when you complete our course you will be able to begin running your very own dessert shop and feel truly confident in doing so.
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GTI Designs

GTI Designs brings to GPI America over 20 years of experience in the food service industry, as a National Design & Build company proudly serving the food service and retail clients across the United States and the Caribbean, from Restaurants to Gelaterias, Cafes, Bakeries, Supermarkets, Hotels and more. The company’s extensive background in the frozen dessert industry, allows students to learn not only how to make premium quality products, but also to gain knowledge about all aspects of running a successful business, from efficient equipment to functional store design, and maximizing your return on investment.

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At GPI you will receive hands-on training on the finest gelato and ice cream equipment in the world Carpigiani. Carpigiani is the world leader in ice cream equipment offering breakthrough technology that no one else can, to create the greatest desserts in the world.

When you taste gelato made from a Carpigiani machine you can truly taste the difference. Carpigiani's Frozen Dessert University is also a partner of GPI offering their wealth of knowledge and expertise to the institute.