Certificate Program in Food and Beverage Studies

Top Certificate Programs in Food and Beverage Studies

Food and Beverage Studies

A Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies provides hands-on instruction and valuable information regarding the history of the food and beverage industry, as well as current information regarding the industry. Students who wish to create their own recipes or become managers and directors in the food and hospitality industry can receive valuable experience and skills by receiving a Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies.

What is Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies? This type of program teaches students about the composition of foods and beverages and instructs them on how to create their own unique recipes. A Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies also prepares students to enroll in more advanced culinary arts education programs if they so choose. Students will learn subjects such as food safety, service management, food and beverage cost control, and hospitality training. Students can also learn more about global cuisines, professional chef training, and international wine and food tasting.

Individuals who want to pursue a career in food and hospitality services can benefit from the many different food-related subjects that are covered in a Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies program. Students who successfully complete the program and receive their Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies will be equipped with the experience and knowledge necessary to pursue a wide variety of careers in the food and beverage industries, including hospitality management and advisory positions. Students who prefer to work as chefs can also gain valuable hands-on experience that will help them excel in their careers. 

The cost of a Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies depends upon the specific program in which a student enrolls, as well as the global location of the school they choose to attend. For specific tuition information, contact the school of your choice directly.

 

Students who want to become successful chefs, corporate food and beverage advisors, and managers in the hospitality industry are encouraged to find out more about receiving a Certificate in Food and Beverage Studies. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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WSET Level 1 Diploma Award in Wines and Spirits

Sirromet Wines
Campus 1 day August 2018 Australia Mount Cotton

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin. [+]

Overview

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What you’ll learn

The main types and styles of wine:

Common wine grapes and their characteristics How to store and serve wine The principles of food and wine pairing How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT) Cost

$295 per person

Requires at least 2-4weeks of self-study of the WSET supplied booklet before sitting the 1-day course lectures.... [-]


ALMA Italian Culinary Program - Basic Level

ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine
Campus Full time 1 month Open Enrollment Italy Parma

The course is designed to give International students not just theoretical and practical training in Italian Cuisine but a comprehensive Italian Experience, combining the Italian culinary culture, language, history and the field trips. [+]

The course is designed to give International students not just theoretical and practical training in Italian Cuisine but a comprehensive Italian Experience, combining the Italian culinary culture, language, history, and the field trips. Students coming from all over the world have the opportunity to share the Italian Food Culture in a multicultural context. With the Italian Culinary Program - Basic Level by ALMA the students will begin to build their culinary skills. Through direct field trips, we introduce our students to the Italian food & wine culture, combined with training lessons to acquire the basic cooking techniques. The Basic Level, leading up to the Advanced Italian Culinary Program by ALMA is the first perfect step if you are looking for a complete study experience to become a professional chef of Italian Cuisine.... [-]


Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Ad Astra Institute
Campus Full time 12 months January 2019 Australia Melbourne

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies, and procedures to guide work activities. [+]

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items.

Using discretion and judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies, and procedures to guide work activities.

Entry Requirements (International Students)

Applicants will need to show they meet one of the following entry criteria:

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5; 18 years or over; Satisfy the Australian Department of Immigration’s (DIBP) genuine temporary entrant (GTE) criteria for a student visa (subclass 500); Completion of Australian Year 11 (senior secondary) education or overseas equivalent; OR Demonstrate through an Admissions Interview, either in person or by phone, that they have the skills and capability to succeed in the course. ... [-]

BASICS OF FRENCH PASTRY - Certificate L'ESSENTIEL - 7 weeks

Ecole Lenôtre
Campus Full time 5 months September 2018 France Plaisir Paris + 1 more

BASICS OF FRENCH PASTRY - Certificate L'ESSENTIEL - Ecole Lenôtre [+]

ECOLE LENÔTRE PASTRY CHEF TRAINING

The Ecole Lenôtre provides its students and partners with cutting-edge training to facilitate, encourage, communicate and maintain high performance standards and excellence. The "Pastry Chef Ecole Lenôtre" training is aimed at adults who are passionate about cooking whether or not they are on a conversion course, and for professionals seeking to increase their field of expertise.

Eligibility for this course has the following pre-requisites:

To be aged 18 years or older To have basic knowledge of the language in which the course is taught (level A2) To be able to read and write To know the basics of hygiene and safety in a food environment To have basic knowledge of basic reasoning (calculations and logic) ... [-]

Certificate in Professional Cook of Italian Cuisine

Culinary Institute Kul IN
Campus Full time 9 months October 2018 Croatia Sisak

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana offer an international joint program for students interested in specializing professionally in Italian cuisine. This 9-month program aims to produce fully trained professional cooks who are specialized in the art of Italian cuisine. Students begin with an intensive 2-month general culinary course at Kul IN, and then continue to specialize in Italian cuisine at ALMA. Students then intern at an elite Italian restaurant or hotel for 5 months. Interning abroad gives students the invaluable opportunity to network internationally and connect with some of the most successful chefs in Italy and the world. [+]

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana are offering a new international joint program for students interested in specializing professionally in Italian cuisine.This 9-month program aims to produce fully trained professional cooks who are specialized in the art of Italian cuisine. The unique curriculum gives students the opportunity to practice their newly acquired skills, which they’ve gained through intensive courses at Kul IN and ALMA, by interning at elite Italian restaurants and hotels. Interning abroad gives students the invaluable opportunity to network internationally and connect with some of the most successful chefs in Italy and the world.PROGRAM DETAILS FOR PROFESSIONAL COOK OF ITALIAN CUISINE... [-]


Certificate in Culinary Arts

NBCC
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Saint Andrews Miramichi Moncton Saint John Woodstock + 4 more

Culinary Artists affection for food starts with production and continues to the plate and palate. They explore local food resources by working with organic farmers, digging clams, smoking salmon and scouring the forest for wild mushrooms. In our program, industry professionals will teach you cooking techniques to experiment with exciting ingredients and flavours. A career in Culinary Arts is a social and cultural experience. You'll bring communities together through food while innovating global culinary traditions. [+]

Program Overview

Culinary Artists affection for food starts with production and continues to the plate and palate. They explore local food resources by working with organic farmers, digging clams, smoking salmon and scouring the forest for wild mushrooms. In our program, industry professionals will teach you cooking techniques to experiment with exciting ingredients and flavours. A career in Culinary Arts is a social and cultural experience. You'll bring communities together through food while innovating global culinary traditions.

You may choose to exit the program at the certificate plan level or continue for another year to complete the Culinary Arts Management diploma level of certification.... [-]


Certificate III in Patisserie

Australian College of Applied Education
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2019 Australia Perth + 1 more

The Certificate III in Patisserie is equivalent to the off-the-job training of the Chef Patissier apprenticeship. The course includes industry internships providing you the necessary on-the-job experience in a pastry kitchen. [+]

1 Year Full Time; Part time is also available

Qualifying as a Pastry Chef is new and innovative in Western Australia. This new trade qualification was approved by the Department of Training and Workplace Development in March 2010. This certificate provides you with the Chef Patissier qualification including a practical industry placement, students are also required to complete a minimum of 250 hours of industry work placement.

Benefits

The Certificate III in Patisserie is equivalent to the off-the-job training of the Chef Patissier apprenticeship. The course includes industry internships providing you the necessary on-the-job experience in a pastry kitchen.

The process of qualifying with trade equivalence may take up to 3 years, however students are employed throughout this time in the industry gaining substantial and relevant experience. The placements are organised by ASCA.... [-]


Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

ICAE: International College of Advanced Education
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 Australia Darwin

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a one year course comprising one semester of on-campus study and practical tuition, followed by one semester of paid Industry Placement (students can elect to do unpaid IP if desired). On campus, students learn in our purpose-built commercial kitchen, training under the guidance of our internationally experienced chefs. Whilst on IP, students can undertake up to 45 hours of paid work in a commercial kitchen. This is a very practical course, preparing students for a career as a cook or chef. [+]

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a one year course comprising one semester of on-campus study and practical tuition, followed by one semester of paid Industry Placement (students can elect to do unpaid IP if desired). On campus, students learn in our purpose-built commercial kitchen, training under the guidance of our internationally experienced chefs. Whilst on IP, students can undertake up to 45 hours of paid work in a commercial kitchen. This is a very practical course, preparing students for a career as a cook or chef.

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.... [-]


Diplôme de Cuisine (Certificate III in Commercial Cookery)

Le Cordon Bleu Australia
Campus Full time 15 months January 2019 Australia Melbourne Sydney + 1 more

Our Diplôme de Cuisine is the most rigorous and comprehensive program in classic French culinary techniques available today. As you advance through the course (Basic, Intermediate, and Superior), you will progressively learn and master the techniques of traditional and contemporary French cuisine. [+]

Diplôme de Cuisine (Certificate III in Commercial Cookery)

Our Diplôme de Cuisine is the most rigorous and comprehensive program in classic French culinary techniques available today. As you advance through the course (Basic, Intermediate and Superior) you will progressively learn and master the techniques of traditional and contemporary French cuisine.

Industry placement will give you the chance to work in a real hospitality business and put into practice the skills you have learned during your on-campus study. In an industry that is ever growing, this program gives you the skills and knowledge to make you a very desirable candidate to employers.

Offered in: Melbourne or Sydney... [-]


Texas Tech Viticulture Certificate Program

Texas Tech University in the Hill Country
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Fredericksburg

The Texas Tech Viticulture Certificate Program is designed for wine industry entrepreneurs and prospective vineyard managers seeking comprehensive knowledge of viticultural principles and commercial grape production practices. [+]

Texas Tech Viticulture Certificate Program

Next Application Period: June 1 - July 31, 2018

The Texas Tech Viticulture Certificate Program is designed for wine industry entrepreneurs and prospective vineyard managers seeking comprehensive knowledge of viticultural principles and commercial grape production practices. The program is produced by the Department of Plant & Soil Sciences at Texas Tech University and is headquartered at the Hill Country University Center in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is conveniently delivered through a combination of online courses and hands-on training in our own teaching vineyard.

The viticulture program consists of six courses, held over a two-year period. Successful completion of all six courses is required to receive the Professional Certificate in Viticulture. The certificate program operates on a cohort basis to enhance the learning experience and facilitate networking opportunities for participants. For this reason, the program is limited to 40 participants who are willing to make the commitment to move through all courses over the two-year period. Enrollment in individual courses is not available.... [-]


Three Month Beginner’s Certificate Course

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
Campus Full time 11 weeks September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This eleven-week course offers you a thorough knowledge of basic cooking techniques. [+]

Overview

This eleven-week course offers you a thorough knowledge of basic cooking techniques. It’s designed for those who wish to become a professional cook and enter the food industry. It is also suitable for those wishing to learn the basics of classical cookery as a life skill. Students have the opportunity to cook on many different cooker types including Aga, Induction, Ceramic, and Gas. As well as practical cookery, there will be expert cookery demonstrations and lectures on various topics. The course is full time from 9.30 am to 4 pm. At the end of the course, you will sit both practical and a theory examination.

Some of the topics covered include:

Knife skills – how to use your knives effectively, which one to choose for which job and how to keep them sharp. Methods of cooking – roasting, boiling, poaching, frying, deep frying, deep fat frying, sautéing and baking. Stocks – chicken, brown, beef, fish, and vegetable Sauces – white, béchamel, mornay, gravy, mayonnaise, pan sauces, sugar syrups and crème anglaise. Yeast – bread making, enriched yeasted loaves of bread and cakes Cake making – covering the four methods of cake making; rubbed in, creamed, melted and whisked Pastry – Shortcrust, rich shortcrust, choux, rough puff Game Meat cookery Fish cookery Ice cream Canapés – savoury and sweet Carving cuts of meat Gelatine – how to use powdered and leaf and other methods of setting Presentation of food Vegetarian food and special diets Menu Planning – how to structure... [-]

Basic Pâtisserie Certificate

Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand
Campus Full time 10 weeks January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

The Basic Pâtisserie programme (Basic Certificate) is designed to give you a strong basic foundation from which to build your skills and knowledge within the hospitality industry. This exciting course introduces you to the various concepts, properties, and applications of Pâtisserie as you progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes, desserts, and pastries. [+]

Basic Pâtisserie Certificate

The Basic Pâtisserie programme (Basic Certificate) is designed to give you a strong basic foundation from which to build your skills and knowledge within the hospitality industry. This exciting course introduces you to the various concepts, properties, and applications of Pâtisserie as you progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes, desserts, and pastries. The demonstration and practical sessions will lead you to step by step through the basics of French Pâtisserie.

4 intakes per year: January, April, July, October (or late September) Key Information Duration: 10 week Price: NZD $12,500 (subject to change) Fees Include: 2x uniforms (jacket, trousers, hat, necktie), WÜSTOF Knife Tool Kit, All Ingredients, Course Materials, Exams, Graduation Hours per week: Approximately 20-25 hours Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.0, with no band lower than 5.0 16 years old (no upper age limit) Course Details ... [-]

Certificate In Culinary Business Administration

Universidad Tecmilenio
Online Part time 3 months July 2019 Mexico Mexico Online Chihuahua San Luis Potosi Culiacán Mazatlan Guadalajara Cancún Heroica Veracruz Puebla City Mérida Hermosillo Ciudad Obregón Santiago de Querétaro Durango Cuernavaca Mexico City Buenavista Monterrey Torreón Ciudad Juarez Villahermosa Nuevo Laredo + 21 more

Applies in a comprehensive manner the best practices of operation and administration in the restaurant industry, to maximize the profits of the culinary business. [+]

Applies in a comprehensive manner the best practices of operation and administration in the restaurant industry, to maximize the profits of the culinary business.

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Certificate in Culinary Arts

Saddleback College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Mission Viejo

The Basic Culinary Arts program prepares students for many contemporary employment opportunities. [+]

The Basic Culinary Arts program prepares students for many contemporary employment opportunities. These include Chef, Cook, Specialty and Ethnic Restaurant Operations, Food and Beverage Service, Fast Foods Operations, and Food Service in schools and day-care centers for the young and elderly.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

Demonstrate preparation for employment in the food service industry. Demonstrate practical skills in a wide variety of applications related to the food service. Demonstrate proficient safety and sanitation production practices as related to the food service industry. Required Courses CWE 180 CO-OP-ED FOODS AND NUTRITION 2 Units † and FN 261 INTERNSHIP 1 Unit † FN 50 FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION 3 Units or FN 205 NUTRITION FOR CULINARY PROFESSIONALS 3 Units FN 110 FOOD PREPARATION ESSENTIALS 3 Units * FN 120 CONTEMPORARY MEALS 3 Units * FN 171 SANITATION AND SAFETY 2 Units or FN 210 SERVSAFE IN FOOD PRODUCTION 1 Unit FN 240 CULINARY PRINCIPLES I 3 Units * FN 241 CULINARY PRINCIPLES II 3 Units * FN 244 BAKING FUNDAMENTALS I 3 Units * FN 246 PANTRY 3 Units * ... [-]

Course in Olive Oil

E-Learning University of Athens
Online 7 weeks June 2019 Greece Athens

Old as humans, sacred as ancient rites, so valuable that they were considered gods' gifts to humankind, the olive tree and olive oil appeared in the Mediterranean Basin and became dominant and permanent fixtures of its landscape. This course delves into history and culture of the olive tree and olive oil, while it emphasizes their nutritional value. [+]

Old as humans, sacred as ancient rites, so valuable that they were considered gods' gifts to humankind, the olive tree and olive oil appeared in the Mediterranean Basin and became dominant and permanent fixtures of its landscape. This course delves into history and culture of the olive tree and olive oil, while it emphasizes their nutritional value.

In this online course, you will learn how to classify olive oil according to its quality characteristics and how to produce high-quality olive oil. You will also learn how olive oil has been a source of inspiration and how several artists used it in order to create works of art from ancient times till today. The content of this course presents the varieties and characteristics of olives and the various types of olive oil that are destined to be consumed and used in recipes based on Mediterranean diet.... [-]