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Virtual Open Day @ Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland


27 July 2021 ( 13:00 ) UTC


90 min.


— Discover our culinary programs: from one year vocational diplomas, to accredited bachelor's and master's degrees
— Learn more about internships and career opportunities 
— Get a glimpse of our campuses and a taste of the student experience 
— Interact with our team and students virtually and get your questions answered

Christian Schiering

Global Head of Marketing and Development, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Christian Schiering’s professional journey in the Food and Beverage Industry took him from his home country Germany to South-East Asia. Now based in Singapore, he is passionate about culinary arts, from food and cooking to industry trends and education.

Alain Muller

Assistant Dean, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Prior to developing one of the top culinary programs in the world, Alain developed his expertise as a professional chef in Canada and Switzerland. He studied to become a professional chef at the Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management in Montreal, Canada, and then completed a Brevet Fédéral de la restauration in Switzerland. He also holds a Master of Arts in Education with the University of Derby (UK).
In his capacity as assistant dean, Alain plays a key role in the relations between the industry and education sectors. In 2016 he distinguished by STR Global—SHARE and International CHRIE in recognition of significant contributions related to bridging the gap between academia and industry.
Alain’s mission is to take Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland to a new level through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Tanja Florenthal

Dean, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland and Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Tanja is passionate about entrepreneurship, sustainability, and innovation and enjoys sharing her knowledge with students. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, an MBA from Tel Aviv University, and a Master of Arts in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration from the University of Derby. She is currently pursuing her doctorate.

English (UK)