Royal Academy of Culinary Arts - RACA

Introduction

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, an affiliate of les Roches International School of Hotel Management, is a non-profit private Jordanian associate university college. The institution offers a two-year diploma in Culinary Arts which is accredited through les Roches by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) and its commission on higher education as a teach-out campus. The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts/Affiliate of les Roches provides instruction in English to students of any race, nationality, sex, color, religion or creed who have successfully completed a full secondary school program.

We expose our students to a broad range of courses covering the interrelated areas of the culinary industry. We combine theoretical and practical study, craft-based learning and internships in recognized hotels, restaurants or related institutions. Students’ intellectual abilities are further developed through the general education component of the diploma program.

Our objective is to educate students to a high level of all-around culinary competency, in various operations of the culinary industry. Graduates of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts/Affiliate of les Roches will have developed competencies in a range of technical, organizational and administrative skills and will be able to progress through the ranks of the culinary management hierarchy.

We develop students’ abilities to initiate and manage change by confronting them with contemporary issues and challenges facing the industry. We strive to promote an awareness and understanding of international culinary practices and encourage students to work together in a team to improve interpersonal skills. Graduates of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts/Affiliate of les Roches embark upon their careers with confidence, armed with knowledge, basic experience and interpersonal skills which allow them to succeed.

Accreditation

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (Affiliate of Les Roches) is a specialized Jordanian associated university college. The two-year culinary diploma program is accredited in both Jordan and Switzerland.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is accredited in Jordan from the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education through al Balqa Applied University.

Raca Mission

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is the market leader in the region for culinary education. Through the academy's commitment to quality, having an innovative and industry relevant educational program, as well as maintaining the highest values for social integration, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts ensures that its students will become its finest ambassadors in this vital economic sector.

Our Aim

The ultimate goal of the academy is to provide the industry with its future leaders, trendsetters and innovators.

Furthermore the academy will ensure that the graduating students possess valuable and transferable skills such as self-discipline, respect, integrity, adaptability, the motivation for lifelong learning and the spirit that animates one to achieve on a daily basis.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts' aim is to provide the industry with a lot more than just culinary graduates and to give its students more than just culinary.

Laureate Hospitality System Mission

The mission of Laureate International Universities is to support an international community of universities that encourage learning without boundaries. Our purpose is to offer higher education with a unique multi-cultural perspective, and to prepare students for exciting careers and life-long achievements. We hold to a core belief that when students succeed, countries prosper and societies benefit.

Through its schools and campuses, the mission of Laureate Hospitality Education is to support the education of an international student body committed to attaining leadership positions in service industries, such as hospitality, tourism, sports management, and business management. Our vision is that our graduates will embody the values of rigor in their work, a strong team spirit, flexibility in problem solving, dedication to service, a global perspective, and respect for other cultures. Our programs will provide students with a deep understanding of the principles of leadership in the workplace and in daily life, and give them practical opportunities to develop and demonstrate leadership skills.

We realize this vision in our undergraduate programs by providing close faculty-student interaction in a craft-based learning environment. This environment gives students the practice, theories, and support to develop values, the essential tools for immediate employment, and the desire for continued learning as they progress in their careers.

Similarly, our graduate programs balance theory with practice to meet the individualized needs of professionals.

Honoring and building on the strong reputations, traditions, and histories of the schools within the system, Laureate Hospitality Education undertakes to provide the system services and support that enable its schools to:

  • Educate students in purposefully designed learning environments.
  • Offer and develop programs responsive to the needs of the market in service industries.
  • Design programs that reflect international standards of quality.
  • Enroll an appropriately qualified, multi-national student body.
  • Connect experience with theory during both academic and internship trimesters.
  • Ensure that students understand the approaches to knowledge of the broad areas of human learning.
  • Equip students with core, transferable skills such as communication, creativity and critical thinking.
  • Assure that graduates meet the intended educational outcomes.
  • Create learning and working environment that is transparent, operates with integrity and is respectful to all members of the community.

Overarching Les Roches Mission

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management prepares students committed to an international career in the hospitality and service industry for success. Its model hospitality education programs balance theory with practice, independent learning with strong faculty support and mentorship, providing a solid foundation for lifelong learning.

Guided by its mission, les Roches ensures that students acquire personal and professional skills for immediate employment and progression into leadership positions in the industry. Through its global network of campuses and educational sites, the les Roches model of education consistently complies with high academic standards and integrated resources to grant accessibility to hospitality education throughout the world.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Diploma

Culinary Arts Diploma

Campus 2 years September 2017 Jordan Amman

The objective of the Culinary Arts Diploma program is to educate students to a level of all-round culinary competency and to prepare students to enter the culinary industry with confidence. The program educates students in craft-based learning environments, helping them to acquire the appropriate operational and supervisory skills, knowledge and attitudes for their personal and professional goals. [+]

The objective of the Culinary Arts Diploma program is to educate students to a level of all-round culinary competency and to prepare students to enter the culinary industry with confidence. The program educates students in craft-based learning environments, helping them to acquire the appropriate operational and supervisory skills, knowledge and attitudes for their personal and professional goals. Alternatively, students can continue their studies at les Roches, Switzerland; les Roches, Marbella, Spain, Blue Mountains; Sydney, Australia or Kendall College in the United States of America. Learning Outcomes By the end of the program, students will be able to: • perform effectively in a variety of culinary operational settings. • demonstrate an understanding of best practices with regards to kitchen organization, quality, hygiene and teamwork. • use the knowledge they have gained to develop culinary managerial competencies in a junior management setting. • employ common skills that enhance their effectiveness in a personal and professional context. • demonstrate understanding and awareness of moral and ethical issues in culinary industry organizations. Career Options with a Diploma in Culinary Arts Executive Chef at a multi-star restaurant. Food and Beverage Manager. Corporate Executive Chef. Concept Development Chef. Restauranteur. Personal Chef. Culinary Instructor. [-]

Contact

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts

Address 5
Amman Jordan
Website http://www.raca-lesroches.edu.jo/
Phone +962 6 541 2682