Students who plan to work in the field of gastronomy as restaurant or pastry shop managers, or who want to open a restaurant business of their own, will gain a comprehensive understanding of the food industry through this well-rounded program. At Kul IN, students strengthen their cooking skills through intensive culinary practicums. At ZSEM Business Academy, they learn about modern business and management through classes in digital marketing, finance, the business environment, innovation, and other fields of economics that are important to understanding in the restaurant and food industries.
Passion isn't the only thing necessary to open a successful business, especially in the HoReCa industry. This joint program between Culinary Institute Kul IN and ZSEM Business Academy offers students a balance between the creative culinary arts and the financial realism needed to succeed. Culinary Management is designed for students who plan to work in the field of gastronomy as restaurant or pastry shop managers, or who want to open a restaurant business of their own. Students first strengthen their culinary skills at Kul IN for two months. Then, they learn about modern business and management through classes in digital marketing, finance, the business environment, innovation, and other fields of economics that are important to understanding in the restaurant and food industries.
Culinary Arts at Kul IN
During their time in Sisak, students gain a thorough understanding of cooking methods and techniques used in the French and Italian cuisines, and a deeper understanding of the HoReCa industry and standards. The course is highly hands-on, and students spend 80% of class time in practical training, mentored by chef-instructors. The course covers thermal and mechanical food processing, identifying ingredient quality, coupling seasonings, knife work, creating quality restaurant menus, arranging and serving dishes, professional cooking standards, food portions, food storage and hygiene, and the history of gastronomy. In order to bring you the full experience of studying in Culinary Institute Kul IN, visit our visrtual tour.
Daily cooking lessons are supplemented with field trips to renowned restaurants and food productions centers in Croatia as well as guest lectures from successful Croatian and international chefs. In addition, students take classes in enology and wine pairing.
Discover your passion towards gastronomy through Kul IN student.
Business Management at Zagreb School of Economics and Management - Business Academy
Students then move to Croatia's capital city Zagreb, where they study the business side of Culinary Management at ZSEM Business Academy. In addition to fundamental business economics, students learn how to choose and find their niche market, how to promote their HoReCa business, how to plan and manage finances, operational costs, and human resources, and how to be a successful entrepreneur in the modern restaurant boom.
Zagreb's booming restaurant scene naturally offers students the opportunity to explore the hospitality industry. Not only will students find inspiration for new dishes, but also they will be able to network with restaurant managers and owners as they develop their own business plans.
ZSEM is an international AACSB accredited university, ranking it among the top 5% of business schools in the world. In 2017, Eduniveral ranked ZSEM as one of the top three business schools in Eastern Europe, and recognized its significant international influence with the 4 Palmes award.
Additional Program Information:
- Language used in class: English and Croatian
- Reading and Materials provided by Kul IN and ZSEM (in English)
- Uniforms: provided by Kul IN
- Accommodation in Sisak: provided by Kul IN
Upon successful completion, students receive a certificate for Culinary Management from Culinary Institute Kul IN and from Zagreb School of Economics and Management - Business Academy
Program Start Date at Kul IN:
- 11.06.2019. - 14.08.2019.
- 19.08.2019. - 18.10.2019.
Course cost: 7.690,00 Euros
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: For our early bird students, we offer a 200 € discount on program tuition. To grab this voucher, complete the application process and pay tuition two months before the program start date.
- Course instruction, literature, materials, and uniforms for the program Culinary Management (Kul IN and ZSEM)
- Transportation to Kul IN from Zagreb International Airport
- Accommodation and lunch on weekdays at Kul IN
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