Taught course

Culinary Business Management (Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland)

Swiss Education Group

Entry requirements

  • Recognized bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • English language proficiency of IELTS academic module 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent.

Months of entry

April, October

Course content

Culinary Arts Academy Switzeland is recconiced the best Culiniary School in Switzerland, and one of the finest in the World, sitted at No. 7 for Hospitality and Leisure management on QS ranking.

This program will take you through the journey from kitchen basics to understanding the concepts behind it on a operational level with business attributes, it allows you immerse yourself into a real-life learning environment to acquire the entrepreneurial skills you need to launch your own culinary business. The practical modules of this program are perfect if you’re looking to shift careers into the world of culinary arts, and will provide you with the hands-on experience you need. As well as problem-solving, you’ll develop soft skills such as creative thinking, cross-cultural collaboration, and emotional intelligence.

This one-year intense program is embedded with an unique industry partnership and insights, offering worldwide internship and career opportunities, perfectly blended with hands-on learning and theories, with over 250 hours in the kitchen.

Term 1: 11 weeks

  • Food Culture and Culinary Trends
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Revenue and Performance Analysis in the Culinary Industry
  • Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Ethics
  • Strategic Management in the Culinary Industry
  • Culinary Fundamentals and Food Safety—Practical French or German

Term 2: 11 weeks

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Events and Catering Management
  • Advanced Marketing for the Culinary Industry
  • Research Methods
  • Food Entrepreneurship and Business Start-up International Cuisines—Practical
  • French or German

Followed by: Worldwide internship (4-6 months)

The professional internship is intended to provide a learning opportunity for students to apply their knowledge to the real-life workplace and remake their profile employable.

Minimum monthly gross salary in Switzerland: CHF 2,212.

Optional: 11 weeks on campus for Consultancy project or formulation of business plan

This project can be flexibly completed on campus, during your internship, or from home.

Tuition fee: CHF 29,800

Information for international students

If you don't meet the required English level, you can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program.

Fees and funding

UK students
CHF 45,900
International students
CHF 45,900

Scholarships which cover up to 30% of the total tuition fees are available, subject to approval.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Dual degree, awarded by both CAAS and Derby University, UK.

Course contact details

Mimi Zhu