Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts

Swiss Diploma in Culinary Arts

Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts

Designed for pastry and chocolate enthusiasts, aspiring pastry experts, and entrepreneurs with a sweet tooth, our 1 year Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts program is your gateway to the world of Swiss and European confectionery excellence. Immerse yourself in hands-on training, mastering fundamental dessert techniques, and perfecting the art of crafting both traditional and contemporary Swiss and European delights.

Next intake

October 08, 2024


1 Year


Le Bouveret


Perfection by confection

  • Entry-level focus on pastry skills
  • Unique blend of pastry excellence and cultural immersion 
  • Master Swiss and European culinary traditions, both traditional and contemporary
  • Ideal for career changers and comprehensive skill acquisition
  • Elevate your culinary journey with the Number 1 Culinary School in Switzerland
  • Cutting-edge training facilities

Graduate with a:
Swiss Diploma in Pastry Arts
From Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland


Term 1

Pastry Essentials


  • European Pastry Essentials I
  • European Pastry Essentials II
  • Culinary Hygiene & Safety Standards

Term 2

Cutting Edge Pastry Skills


  • Swiss Chocolate & International Pastry Arts
  • The Art of Dessert Plating & Styling
  • Specialized Diets & Balanced Nutrition


6 months
In Switzerland or abroad

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.

October 08, 2024

January 08, 2025

Requirements & fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 18 years
  • Completed secondary school education (IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent). Direct entry into the second year may be possible for students with appropriate qualifications.
  • Candidates with prior learning from other culinary schools or the workplace may also apply. All applications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 55 or IELTS academic module 5.5 or OOPT 50+ equivalent. Students who do not have the required English level will be advised to join the English Foundation Program.

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 (Term 2):
  • successful completion of a vocational or professional high school with culinary focus or minimum 1 year full-time experience in a professional kitchen (individual assessment by CAAS)

More info

Direct entry caas.

Direct Entry

Careers and internship Caas final

Career Services

culinary arts scholarships, culinary schools scholarships, switzerland scholarships

Get started today

Take the next step toward a career in culinary arts