Culinary Arts Academy

PASSION for FOOD, CAREER for LIFE

COVID-19: How we are keeping our campuses safe. Learn more

Our Programs

MASTER the CRAFT, FORGE your FUTURE

Nurture your talent and feed your curiosity at the number one culinary 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 needed 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

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

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.

pastry and chocolate.jpg

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.

The campuses

Cutting-edge facilities, inspiring spaces

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

STORIES from the COMMUNITY

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.

Read the stories

FULLY qualified, WHEREVER YOU ARE

Switzerland Mountains

Study in

Switzerland

faculty CAAS

Featured

MEET the FACULTY

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 school ranked in the QS World University Rankings, reflecting the superb quality of its teaching and facilities.

ACCREDITATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS & RECOGNITIONS

A stamp of approval

These play an essential role in the reputation and quality of Culinary Arts Academy's programs.

Take the next step toward a career in hospitality

Your future awaits

Take the next step toward a career in culinary arts

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

Tanja Florenthal

Dean

Tanja Florenthal