Ritz Paris / Ritz Escoffier
A long-standing partnership with Ritz Paris allows our students to benefit from Ritz Paris’ heritage, traditions and expertise. The partnership with the Ritz Paris hotel highlights the quality of the training offered at Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland. Students benefit from the vast experience of Ritz professionals during their regular campus visits.
Students also have the exceptional possibility to experience the Ritz Paris, attending specialised culinary training courses in Paris. These sessions will be conducted by leading chefs of the Ritz Escoffier cuinary school and are designed to broaden students’ culinary skills and knowledge.
This one-week programme in Paris is offered to students during term break. It provides an intensive immersion into the French culinary world. Students have the chance to visit om small class sizes. There is the opportunity to earn a special Ritz dependent on the results of a practical exam.
Established in 1871, MANE has grown from a small distillery to become one of the leading Flavours and Fragrances companies worldwide. They have partnered with us to strengthen the student learning experience with their international industry insights and expertise. Students will also have the opportunity to have their ideas applied to concrete projects developed by MANE.
Alessi, the Italian Factory of Design, are known worldwide for their high quality products combining advanced cultural, aesthetic, design and functional quality into mass production. Their partnership with us strengthens our students’ educational experience by sharing with them international industry knowledge and skills, including visits to the ALESSI factory and a specialist class on Food Development.
University of Derby
The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree and Master of Science (MSc) is awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, U.K. The University of Derby is a Top 50 UK university* and provides students with the best possible start in their careers through excellent teaching, delivered in cutting-edge facilities by staff who are experts in their field. 96% of University of Derby students are in work or further study within six months of completing their degree**.
*The Guardian University Guide 2017
**HESA 2016, graduating class over 2000
The Master’s programme is recognised by Canton of Valais.
Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland is recognised by the Swiss Hotel School Association (ASEH). It is the only association in Switzerland that evaluates and recognises hotel schools and imposes strict eligibility requirements.
EduQua ensures the quality of educational institutions by setting minimum standards and supports quality improvements in its certified institutions.
The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation organisation that is dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development and promotion of quality programmes in tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts education, training and research.