A long-standing partnership with Ritz Paris allows our students to benefit from their heritage and expertise and 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, and also have the exceptional opportunity to attend specialised culinary training courses in Paris. These sessions are conducted by leading chefs of the Ritz Escoffier culinary school and are designed to broaden students’ culinary skills and knowledge. This one-week programme in Paris is offered during term break. It provides an intensive immersion into the French culinary world. There is the opportunity to earn a special Ritz placement dependent on the results of a practical exam.
Established in 1871, MANE has grown from a small distillery to one of the leading flavours and fragrances companies worldwide. MANE has partnered with us to strengthen the student learning experience through their international industry insights and expertise. As part of the food product development module, students work with MANE to develop a food product. The four students with the best products then spend a day at the MANE labs producing their creation under the watchful eye of MANE experts.
Award-winning vegetarian restaurant chain tibits, located in Switzerland, London, and Darmstadt, works closely with Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland on initiatives for the Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts and lends its expertise to developing module components. This collaboration enables Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland and tibits to identify culinary talents at an early stage and help them develop professional opportunities through internships or management training programmes at tibits restaurants.
Comité Champagne (Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne) is the official trade body that represents the whole community of growers and houses of this French wine region. It manages the administration, production, research and development, and sustainable development of the production area, the legal protection of the name Champagne, and works to educate consumers and the wine trade to the uniqueness of the Champagne terroir and wines. This partnership through César Ritz Colleges Switzerland enables an exchange of expertise and knowledge in the field of wine education and training. Comité Champagne takes part in the wine-pairing lunches at Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland.