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Nurture your talent and feed your curiosity at the number one culinary arts school in Europe and the only one ranked in the QS World University Rankings. Learn from our highly experienced culinary team and industry legends to blend culinary mastery with practical business skills. An education at Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland promises to equip you with all the skills you need to become a culinary mastermind.

BA Culinary arts

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts

3 yearsFull time

This business-focused culinary degree helps you build the foundation in kitchen fundamentals & business, by linking practical skills to academic knowledge. Choose between pathways in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Chocolate Arts, or Vegetarian Culinary Arts.


MA Culinary Business Management

Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management | Masters in Culinary Arts

1 yearFull time

Geared towards career changers, food and beverage entrepreneurs and culinary enthusiasts, through this program you will acquire relevant managerial skills, develop your own food concepts, create recipe books, and develop a business plan.

Vegetarian Culinary Final

Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts | Vegetarian Culinary Schools

3 termsFull time

Explore the health benefits of vegetarian cuisine and learn how to prepare vegetarian fine-dining meals, through mastering presentation, ingredient substitutions, and wine pairings.

Grand Diploma

Swiss Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts

3 termsFull time

Master the fundamentals of culinary arts and develop your palate and senses by exploring different techniques, ingredients, and world cuisines. This program is also offered as a pathway to the Bachelor of Arts.

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Swiss Grand Diploma in Pastry & Chocolate Arts

3 termsFull time

Enhance your confectionery and chocolate skills through this Swiss Grand Diploma in Pastry & Chocolate. Start with the basics and work your way up to a high level of innovative showpiece excellence.

At Culinary Arts Academy, our students develop the creativity, initiative, and tenacity to be ready to innovative the world of culinary arts.

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Develop your culinary craft in state-of-the-art kitchens with our team of highly experienced chefs.


Our community of students, faculty, and alumni are natural go-getters with a global outlook and a dream of a better future. They all strive every day to unleash their potential and reach their goals. They are people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. This is our community. Discover their stories.

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Learn from our team of experienced chef instructors who have worked in kitchens, five-star hotels, and Michelin-starred restaurants all over the world. Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland has achieved the distinction of being the only culinary arts school ranked in the QS World University Rankings, reflecting the superb quality of its teaching and facilities.

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