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Passion for food, career for life

Learn from a highly experienced culinary team, in state-of-the-art facilities at Switzerland’s finest culinary school, and one of the best in the world. We aim to perfect your skills in a range of programmes tailored for different stages of culinary development including demonstration, fine dining, application, innovative dining, and mass production.

With two campuses, one in the historic centre of Lucerne and the other lakeside at Le Bouveret, our programmes include six-month internships in iconic restaurants and hotels around the world thanks to our many industry partnerships. You will also spend time with legends of the culinary industry who come and give masterclasses to inspire you to become a future culinary star! Studying in Switzerland will expose you to a variety of European cuisines and help you broaden your culinary horizons, as you live and learn alongside students from around 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.

Our graduates are successful culinary professionals and entrepreneurs with a passion for food and gastronomy.

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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.

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Nurturing strong industry relationships

Key partnerships with industry leaders ensure that our courses remain relevant and reflect latest trends and insights. Our industry partners contribute to the creation of academic programs and specializations, come to campus for guest lectures, provide case studies and assignments, and host visits to their premises to provide students additional insights into real-life operations. 

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Stamp of approval

Our accreditations and affiliations ensure that your qualifications are recognised worldwide and meet the highest educational standards. 

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Swiss Education Group

With nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality management and culinary arts education, and rooted in the Swiss tradition of hospitality, Swiss Education Group is committed to equipping tomorrow’s professionals with the leadership and entrepreneurial skills highly sought after in the hospitality industry and beyond. Discover the schools and campuses that make up Swiss Education Group.

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