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Top Certificate Programs in International Cuisines

A certificate program has its advantages. It may be shorter than a typical degree program, and it may serve as evidence that an individual has met the professional requirements for performing a certain job at a specified level. Certification programs may last from a few weeks to several months, depending on the curriculum.

What is a certificate in international cuisine? This type of certificate may be of interest to students who want to acquire knowledge about, and learn how to prepare, food from countries around the world. Certification in international cuisine generally involves teaching students the origins of food worldwide, as well as cooking techniques and recipes. Some schools offer internships in hotels or restaurants, and others may even offer language studies and business principles as part of their curriculum.

Students who complete certification courses in international cuisine may learn skills such as cultural awareness, creativity and communication. These skills can be beneficial in developing interpersonal relationships with others.

Many factors may affect the cost of obtaining a certificate in international cuisine. These include, but are not limited to, the country in which the training is offered, the school and the duration of the training.

A student who successfully completes certification may be able to obtain employment as a sous chef, restaurant manager, caterer, banquet manager or executive chef. Students may acquire special knowledge about sanitation and food and nutrition, making them even more marketable. Employment opportunities may not be limited to one’s own country or the country in which the certificate was obtained. Some students may be able to obtain jobs internationally.

Certificates in international cuisine are offered worldwide by various colleges, universities and schools specializing in food services. Classes may be offered on location at the institution or online. 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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14 Results in International Cuisines

Tokyo Sushi Academy

8 weeks Course, combining 4 weeks Sushi Course and 4 weeks Washoku Course, is most popular and selected by 70% of foreign students. ... [+]

8 WEEKS SUSHI AND WASHOKU(JAPANESE CUISINE)COURSE

8 weeks Course, combining 4 weeks Sushi Course and 4 weeks Washoku Course, is most popular and selected by 70% of foreign students. We offer discount of 50,000JPY from the total price.

4 WEEKS SUSHI COURSE

You will learn from Japanese knife handling to raw fish preparation for sushi, from basic to deeper knowledge! Everything about sushi making!

3 ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

Basics to advanced techniques You can acquire a wide range of skills and knowledge about sushi, including how to use a Japanese kitchen knife, how to prepare rice for sushi (Shari), how to clean and cure fish, how to make Edomae style sushi, rolls or sashimi, and food hygiene management.... [-]

Japan Tokyo
April 2020
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
Tokyo Sushi Academy

You will learn how to make Dashi (Japanese soup stock) to famous Tempura, Sashimi, Yakitori, Tonkatsu, Izakaya foods, Okonomiyaki and more! ... [+]

4 WEEKS WASHOKU(JAPANESE CUISINE) COURSE

You will learn how to make Dashi (Japanese soup stock) to famous Tempura, Sashimi, Yakitori, Tonkatsu, Izakaya foods, Okonomiyaki and more!

3 ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

Basics and applications of Dashi and Umami Dashi is a stock made of Japanese ingredients such as Katsuobushi (Bonito flakes), Niboshi (dried small sardines), kelp and dried shiitake mushrooms. Also known as Umami, Dashi is attracting attention from all over the world. Dashi is fundamental to Washoku, so you will learn its basics and applications: its ingredients, how to make it and how to use it for dishes. A wide variety of Japanese dishes Japanese cuisine has been developing uniquely under the influence of foreign cultures from ancient times. You can learn a wide range of dishes, including local food served at Izakaya as well as Tempura, Sashimi, Yakitori and Tonkatsu that are popular overseas. Tools and cooking techniques for Washoku You will learn five techniques–serving raw (cutting), simmering, grilling, steaming and deep-frying–with Japanese tools including a kitchen knife. Cooking techniques that appeal to five senses and bring out the best taste of ingredients are highly evaluated in the world so that they will help you develop your future career.... [-]

Japan Tokyo
April 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Tokyo Sushi Academy

You will learn from Japanese knife handling to raw fish preparation for sushi, from basic to deeper knowledge! Everything about sushi making! ... [+]

4 WEEKS SUSHI COURSE

You will learn from Japanese knife handling to raw fish preparation for sushi, from basic to deeper knowledge! Everything about sushi making!

3 ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

Basics to advanced techniques You can acquire a wide range of skills and knowledge about sushi, including how to use a Japanese kitchen knife, how to prepare rice for sushi (Shari), how to clean and cure fish, how to make Edomae style sushi, rolls or sashimi, and food hygiene management. A large variety of seafood You will learn how to make sushi with more than 20 kinds of seafood: white, red, small, medium or large fish, shellfish, squid or octopus. Tuna, salmon, yellowtail and shrimp are popular overseas, but you will also deal with basic fish for Edomae style sushi, such as Kohada (Gizzard shad) or Conger eel. Techniques adjusted to each ingredient Edomae style sushi preserves ancient wisdom of chefs in Tokyo (Edo), such as Kobu-jime and Su-jime (Curing with kelp or vinegar) and Zuke (Marinating with soy sauce). Learning the basic techniques that bring out the best taste of ingredients will broaden the possibility of your cooking.... [-]

Japan Tokyo
April 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Mexico

Mexican cuisine, a UNESCO cultural and intangible heritage of humanity, is one of the most varied and richest cuisines in the world, gathering culinary traditions from pr ... [+]

Mexican Cuisine I Certificate

All our Programs and Courses are taught in Le Cordon Bleu Mexico – Universidad Anahuac Norte. School cycles for this Certificate are in July and November. In this Certificate we have Spanish to English translator. Mexican cuisine, a UNESCO cultural and intangible heritage of humanity, is one of the most varied and richest cuisines in the world, gathering culinary traditions from pre-Hispanic cultures to the present. You can learn the techniques, preparations, culture and history. This Certificate is given 4 days a week 6 hours per day

The total price includes: 2 Le Cordon Bleu’s completes uniforms Ingredients Recipe

 Mexican Cuisine Certificate I Certificate... [-]

Mexico Buenavista Mexicali
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Mexico

Superior Cuisine program culminates in Le Diplôme de Cuisine Le Cordon Bleu (Cuisine Diploma). You will learn about the current evolution of French cuisine. ... [+]

Cuisine Superior Certificate

All our Programs and Courses are taught in Le Cordon Bleu Mexico – Universidad Anahuac Norte. School cycles for this Certificate are in January, April, July and August. Superior Cuisine program culminates in Le Diplôme de Cuisine Le Cordon Bleu (Cuisine Diploma). You will learn about the current evolution of French cuisine. Full menus, demonstrated by the chefs, are inspired by trends from today’s top kitchens. Some recipes are original; others are contemporary interpretations of the classics. The ingredients are richer and more refined: exposing the students to working with such ingredients as foie gras, truffles and lobster. Now well-versed in French culinary skills This Certificate is given 3 days a week 6 hours per day... [-]

Mexico Buenavista Mexicali
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Mexico

Intermediate Cuisine program introduces you to classic French regional dishes through which you will apply the techniques introduced in the Basic level program. through p ... [+]

Cuisine Intermediate Certificate

All our Programs and Courses are taught in Le Cordon Bleu Mexico – Universidad Anahuac Norte.

School cycles for this Certificate are in January, April, July and August.

Intermediate Cuisine program introduces you to classic French regional dishes through which you will apply the techniques introduced in the Basic level program. Through practice and repetition, you begin to perform tasks easily and instinctively. Intermediate Cuisine emphasizes the importance of mise en place: understanding, organization and production. Demonstrations highlight various kinds of presentations from platter to plate.

This Certificate is given 3 days a week... [-]

Mexico Buenavista Mexicali
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Mexico

It opens the door to the adventures of French cuisine. From day one, you begin to master the basic skills: from how to hold a knife properly, to how to peel vegetables or ... [+]

Cuisine Basic Certificate

All our Programs and Courses are taught in Le Cordon Bleu Mexico – Universidad Anahuac Norte. School cycles for this Certificate are in January, April, July and August. In this Certificate we have Spanish to English translator. It opens the door to the adventures of French cuisine. From day one, you begin to master the basic skills: from how to hold a knife properly, to how to peel vegetables or how to truss a chicken. As the term progresses, techniques are layered on one another, and become more complex. Demonstrations become more menu-oriented, incorporating such elements as organization, preparation, balance and timing. Students also learn how to use and integrate condiments, herbs and spices into their recipes producing a variety of flavors which complement the plate prepared. As a solid grounding in basic cuisine, this program is for beginners and experienced students alike. This Certificate is given 3 days a week 6 hours per day... [-]

Mexico Buenavista Mexicali
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

This level focuses on the evolution of French techniques allowing for personal creativity and mastery of classic and contemporary cuisine skills. ... [+]

Cuisine Supérieure

Master classic and contemporary cuisine skills and add your own signature style

This level focuses on the evolution of French techniques allowing for personal creativity and mastery of classic and contemporary cuisine skills.

The Supérieure Module:

Mastery of classic and contemporary "Haute Cuisine"

Discover new trends in presentation, colour and classical cuisine

Mastery of intricate techniques & methods

Learn the most intricate techniques in French Cuisine that can be applied to any world cuisine

Art of modern presentation through group and individual dishes

Learn the evolution of presentation techniques and the presentation of individual dishes... [-]

Canada Ottawa
June 2019
Full-time
11 weeks
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

Study French regional cuisines, ingredients and origins and study the most famous recipes from France. Through practice and repetition, you will begin to perform ... [+]

Cuisine Intermédiaire

Refine and become more efficient in the kitchen as you use your new skills and techniques to create famous recipes.

Study French regional cuisines, ingredients and origins and study the most famous recipes from France. Through practice and repetition, you will begin to perform tasks with more ease while the chef instructors highlight presentations from platter to plate.

The Intermediate Module:

Product origins and influences on regional cuisine

Be introduced to the twelve regions of France and the unique cooking styles of the different regions

More advanced technical cuts (butchery) and presentation

Learn how to cut a wide array of various meats and how to recognize and use these cuts... [-]

Canada Ottawa
June 2019
Full-time
11 weeks
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

From day one, be introduced to knife handling, classic cuts and basic stocks. As the term progresses, techniques are layered upon one another ... [+]

Cuisine de Base

From day one, be introduced to knife handling, classic cuts and basic stocks. As the term progresses, techniques are layered upon one another and become more complicated and more menu oriented, incorporating elements such as organization, preparation, balance and timing. You'll learn these basics, while increasing your confidence levels.

The Basic Module:

Safe knife handling and basic cuts

Learn knife handling techniques for cutting and sizing vegetables and meat

Food Safety, Hygiene and Organization

Learn food safety, hygiene and organization so that you will be prepared to work in a professional kitchen

Vegetable, grain, egg, poultry, seafood and meat preparation ... [-]
Canada Ottawa
June 2019
Full-time
11 weeks
Campus
ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine

The Italian Culinary Program is a one-year course, organized in two educational units. It is the perfect course if you are looking for a real full immersion in the Italia ... [+]

Best Certificate Programs in International Cuisines 2019.

The NEW Italian Culinary Program, organized in two educational units, is the perfect course if you are looking for a real full immersion in the Italian food and a complete study experience to become a professional chef of Italian Cuisine.

The Italian Culinary Program is a long term/one-year course: starting from the basics, it moves up to the advanced level and offers a fully and professional italian food&cuisine study experience.

Designed to offer a «love-at-first-sight» experience of the Italian Cuisine, students will be able to attend training and demonstration lessons as well as travel across Italy accompanied by ALMA teachers and visit the most important Italian food excellences, food&wine producers and food markets.... [-]

Italy Parma
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine

The program aims at teaching the fundamentals of Italian modern Pastry in its regional variations with theory, demonstrations and training classes. Discover the authentic ... [+]

The program aims at teaching the fundamentals of Italian modern Pastry in its regional variations with theory, demonstrations and training classes.

Spend two months at ALMA Campus near Parma, just declared Creative City for Gastronomy, and learn the authentic Italian pastry from acclaimed chefs. Then complete this lifetime experience with a 3-month internship in the pastry section of a restaurant, hotel structure or pastry lab in one of the 20 Italian regions.

Discover the authentic tradition of Italian Pastry and get your Professional Certificate of Italian Pastry Chef.

Addressing to:

International Students who aim to become a professional of Italian Modern Pastry Requirements for admission:... [-]

Italy Parma
October 2019
Full-time
5 months
Campus
ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine

A 1-week summer program addressed to international students looking for a first culinary art experience with a passion for Italian Food and wishing to enrich their trip t ... [+]

A Taste Of Italy is the first short-course by ALMA:

A 1-week program addressed to international students looking for a first culinary art experience with a passion for Italian Food and wishing to enrich their trip to Italy, including a different way to explore the country and discovering the excellences of Italian Gastronomy in a brand new way.

The course, following the “ALMA Method”, combines academic lessons, direct experience of products and raw materials, command of techniques and processes, knowledge and practice of Italian traditional recipes and includes a focus on pasta, wines and pastry as well as a lecture on History of Italian Cuisine and a tasting session. Therefore, it represents the best opportunity for those students who are travelling to Italy to discover the secrets of the Italian Cuisine and to have a first approach with the culinary arts education. ... [-]

Italy Parma
July 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Culinary Institute Kul IN

Culinary Institute Kul IN and partner school ALMA la Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana offer an international joint program for students interested in specializing ... [+]

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 10-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... [-]

Croatia Sisak
June 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus