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Your educational journey with us extends far beyond the classroom and training kitchen. At Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, we value learning by doing and take a hands-on, creative approach to education.

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 Switzerland, I learned how to think for myself and come to the answers on my own. I didn’t just learn how to cook, I also learned a lot about business and hospitality.

Lavr Kozlov

2019 graduate

Other programs

Enroll in our English Foundation Program to make sure your English is up to standard before you start your degree. Step up your sommelier game and complement your hospitality degree with a WSET Wine Certificate.

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English Foundation Program

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WSET Wine Certificate


Our small-community feel fosters strong bonds among students, and the incredible diversity of our student body and faculty – representing more than 60 nationalities – creates a dynamic intercultural environment. This diverse mix of cultures, personalities, and life experiences brings a unique flavor to the Culinary Arts Academy experience. This is our community and these are their stories.

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