Erasmus Plus Project KA1 VET Learners 2020 - 2023

The Malta Tourism Authority in collaboration with Gambero Rosso Academy is once again providing a professional traineeship programme in Rome that shall take place between January and February 2022.

The programme is being offered to Restaurant Managers / Supervisors who will have the opportunity to receive ‘Quality of Service Standards with the Catering Sector’ training directly at the Gambero Rosso Academy under the guidance of their selected Maitre and Sommelier.

The traineeship programme shall cover a variety of topics such as :

  • Sector Dynamics
  • Contemporary Hospitality
  • Savoi-faire
  • Service Techniques: Classic Vs Modern
  • Restaurant Planning
  • Gastronomy and Nutrition
  • Food-Wine pairing
  • Setting up wine and food menu

The professional traineeship is fully funded through Erasmus European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA)  and will take place over 9 days (flights, single room accommodation on bed and breakfast, travel insurance, lunches, one dinner, cultural activities, travel by public transport and airport transfers in Rome are covered).

Two programme dates are available to choose from:

  • The first intake will be leaving Malta on 30th January 2022 and returning on 7th February 2022. 
  • The second intake will be leaving Malta on 20th February 2022 and returning on 28th February 2022 

You are required to duly fill and sign all attached application forms and documents. Please also attach an updated Curriculum Vitae.

Successful applicants will be required to present their ID card or passport for identification and verification of booking details during the presentation meeting. Non-European participants will be requested to present their work permit card.

Participants must submit a copy of their Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate. All travel arrangements are subject to adherence to any Covid-19 regulations as stipulated at time of travel.

Completed application forms for first or second intake need to reach the MTA by 7th December 2021 1600hours.

Applications can be forwarded by email to alexia.maggi@visitmalta.com with CC karen.formosa@visitmalta.com  or sent by post to address:

Alexia Maggi 
Industry HR Department
Malta Tourism Authority
Smart City Malta,  
Building SCM 001, Level 3
Ricasoli
SCM 1001

For this course you may require to have access to a Gmail account to share Google documents and course material. Please advise your Gmail address or kindly create one ****@gmail.com

Clearly highlight any food allergies or restrictions in your application.

Kindly note that a cheque deposit of Euro100 is to be forwarded with your application.

  • The full amount of the cheque will be cashed only when a participant does not show up on departure date
  • In case of cancellation by a participant, the expenses incurred by the MTA will be taken from this amount

Terms and Conditions:

  • All participants must be over 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of two / three years experience in the Catering Sector is required.
  • Establishments carrying the Quality Assurance seal by the MTA will be given preference.
  • Places shall be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Following the successful completion of the course, the cheque deposit will be returned by post.

We encourage you to take this opportunity by completing the application forms below.  Places are limited therefore early submission of application is highly recommended.

For further queries please do not hesitate to contact the Industry HR Department on 22915726.

Application Forms

Consent Form


Quality Commitment


Special Conditions


Agreement Model


Work Programme - VET


Participant Application Form