Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

Diploma in Vegeterian Culinary Arts

SWISS GRAND DIPLOMA in VEGETARIAN CULINARY ARTS

Short Programs in Vegetarian Cuisine

Next intake

January 2022

Duration

3 terms

Location

Le Bouveret

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Learn how to create and transform any dish into a vegetarian feast!

  • Choose between one of our two industry-endorsed Vegetarian courses 
  • Acquire the skills to prepare vegetarian fine-dining meals by mastering presentation, ingredient substitutions, and wine pairings 
  • Learn the essentials of service etiquette, the importance of balancing nutrition and health, and strict hygiene protocols 
  • World-class culinary program that equips you with the technical skills you need to be a Michelin Star chef  
  • Exchanges from top vegetarian chefs and restaurants
  • Graduate with: 

Graduate with a Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts 

Structure

Learn the essential practical aspects of vegetarian cooking and understand the development of vegetarian cuisine and the influence of other dietary requirements through one of our specialized vegetarian courses

Year 1 - Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

Le Bouveret

Graduate with a Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

TERM 1: 11 WEEKS

  • Fundamentals of Vegetarian and Plant-Based Cooking
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Industry Experience
  • French or German

TERM 2: 11 WEEKS

  • Vegetarian and Plant-Based Gourmet Cuisine
  • Taste through Time: History and Culture of Vegetarian Cuisines and Plant-Based Diets
  • Introduction to Vegan Baking & Pastry Arts
  • Nutrition, Health, and Special Diets
  • Business Communication 
  • French or German 

 

Optional Internship

Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months) for Swiss Grand Diploma

 

TERM 3: 11 WEEKS

  • Cuisines of the World
  • The World of Garde Manger 
  • Taste through Time: Cultures and History of European Gastronomy
  • Kitchen Management and Leadership 
  • French or German

Internship

Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

Year 1 - Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

Le Bouveret

Graduate with a Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

TERM 1: 11 WEEKS

  • Essentials of Vegetarian Cooking
  • Essentials of Vegan Pastry & Desserts
  • The Vegetarian Chef's Tool Kit

TERM 2: 11 WEEKS

  • Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine
  • Vegan Dessert Creations 
  • The Professional Chef 

 

Optional Internship

Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months) for Swiss Grand Diploma

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Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

January 10, 2022

* Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

July 4, 2022

* Swiss Grand Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts 

Requirements & Fees

  • Completed secondary school education (IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent)
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 55 or IELTS 5.5 or OOPT 50+ equivalent. You can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program
  • Recommended minimum age of 18 years

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

Direct entry requirements
  • Direct entry into the second year may be possible for students with appropriate qualifications. For the bachelor's degree, candidates should have a higher diploma in a relevant field and English level equivalent to TOEFL iBT 65 or IELTS 5.5 (bridging or complementary courses might be required).
  • Candidates with prior learning from other culinary schools or the workplace may also apply. All applications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Students who do not have the required English level will be advised to join the English Foundation Program

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