Start Your Career at The Culinary Institute Switzerland
Aspire to a career in the culinary field by choosing the Culinary Institute Switzerland: the finest traditions, modern training kitchen and facilities; the latest management methods; and right in the heart of Europe.
Besides passion and dedication, the Culinary Institute Switzerland will provide you with complementary ingredients for a creative culinary career:
Focus on European cuisine
Located in Switzerland, the Culinary Institute is placed right at the heart of several European culinary traditions, including the classics – Italian and French. The programme will develop your appreciation in European culinary philosophies, skills, traditions and modern trends.
With both theoretical learning and hands-on experience in small classes, you will develop the standards of Swiss chefs and become expert in international cuisine.
Small class sizes
Small-size practical classes allow you to apply what you have just learnt in the demonstration kitchen. This assures that you will be in close contact with the chef instructors.
Paid internship in Switzerland
Combine academic learning with real ‘on-the-job’ experience in order to give yourself the best possible start to your career. Paid internships can be taken in some of the best restaurants and four- and five-star hotels in Switzerland.
Worldwide career guidance
To help you succeed in the culinary and hospitality industry, our dedicated career team offers a range of services such as the biannual International Recruitment Forum and international career trips that are designed to assist you in taking the first step towards your career.
International alumni network
After graduation you will automatically become a member of the alumni network of Swiss Education Group with over 12,000 graduates from 80 different countries.
Accreditations & Affiliations
The Culinary Institute Switzerland programme is the first outside the USA to be awarded full accreditation by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation and to have earned special designation as an ‘Exemplary Program’.