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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.

Swiss Diploma in Culinary Arts

Swiss Diploma in Culinary Arts

1 YearFull time

For food enthusiasts, aspiring culinary experts, and entrepreneurs eager to explore Swiss Gastronomy, our 1 year Swiss Diploma in Culinary Arts program in Switzerland is the perfect opportunity.

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Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts

1 YearFull time

Designed for pastry and chocolate enthusiasts, aspiring pastry experts, and entrepreneurs with a sweet tooth, our 1 year Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts program is your gateway to the world of Swiss and European confectionery 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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