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The perfect blend of entrepreneurship and culinary skills to create your ideal education.
Your culinary school:
Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

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The perfect pairing

Culinary Arts & Entrepreneurship.
Graduates will master the art of cooking and acquire the tools to become an entrepreneur in the world of culinary arts.

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Discover our specialisation

A 4 to 6-month paid internship to perfect your skills in Swiss Pastry & Chocolate Arts.
Culinary school in Europe: Culinary Arts Academy

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Cater to your career

Bachelor degree in Culinary Arts and Master of International Business (MIB) in Culinary Management are available at Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland.

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Join our culinary family!

An international career in culinary arts and gastronomy?
Kick-start your career with our education in the art and science of cooking.

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Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry & Chocolate Arts

Become an expert in sweet treats

Specialisation: An Overview

Discover an overview of the Specialisation in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts below. More information about the Specialisation can be found in our brochure.

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Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts
Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts
Certificate in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts - Lucerne

Up to 700 kitchen hours, alongside the opportunity to undertake professional internships, will offer you the ideal environment to perfect your skills.

Choose to study from 2 to 4 terms, earning a Certificate up to an Advanced Professional Diploma:

Year 1

Lucerne Campus

Internship

Term 1 (11 weeks)

Term 2 (11 weeks)

Worldwide internship (local conditions apply) or paid in Switzerland* (4-6 months)

Certificate in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

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Year 2

Lucerne Campus

Lucerne Campus

Field Trip

Optional Internship

Term 3 (11 weeks)

Term 4 (11 weeks)

One-week field trip to Ritz Escoffier Culinary School (Paris)

Worldwide internship (local conditions apply) or paid in Switzerland* (4-6 months)

Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

*Minimum gross monthly salary in Switzerland: CHF 2,172.-

 

Year 1

Certificate in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

Terms 1-2


Term 1 (11 weeks)

  • Introduction to Chocolate & Pastry (Part 1)
    • Baking Arts
    • Biscuits, Tortes and Cakes
    • Trends of Swiss Pastry
  • Introduction to Industry Experience
  • Language 1

 

Term 2 (11 weeks)

  • Introduction to Chocolate & Pastry (Part 2)
    • Warm, Cold & Frozen Desserts
    • Chocolate Showpieces and Sugar Arts
    • Pralines and Truffles
  • Language 2

 

Year 2

Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

Term 3


Term 3 (11 weeks)

  • Professional Chocolate & Pastry
    • Industry Visits, Sensory Development, Product Labelling
    • Bread Variations
    • Tea Time and Desserts Around the World
    • Special Dietary Needs
    • Guest Chef
  • Business Plan (Part 1)

 

Year 2

Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts

Term 4


Term 4 (11 weeks)

  • Advanced Professional Chocolate & Pastry
    • Artistry (sugar, chocolate, pastillage)
    • Industry Trends
    • Modern Cake Designs
    • Bake-Off Competition
  • Business Plan (Part 2)
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