Diploma in Culinary Arts

Top Diploma Programs in Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Diploma programs offer students a chance to increase their knowledge, skills, and abilities, and do it in a short amount of time. With a diploma, graduates can find exciting career opportunities in many different fields.

Just what is a diploma in culinary arts? This diploma can be earned in about one to two years, depending on how much time a student is able to devote to their schooling. Learning to create great food is only one step in a culinary arts program. Students also learn to master kitchen techniques, the evolution of cuisine, the impact of culture on food, and to display leadership and confidence in the kitchen and beyond.

Diploma programs can be very beneficial for graduates. Individuals gain real-world career experience, they improve their necessary culinary skills, and they are able to increase their subject knowledge, which makes graduates with a diploma in culinary arts very desirable for companies.

The cost of earning a diploma in culinary arts can vary depending on how long it takes to earn, as well as each school’s specific tuition rates and fees. Interested students should plan on contacting any prospective schools in order to receive pertinent financial information. Financial aid may be also available to help offset the cost of earning a diploma.

Individuals with a diploma in culinary arts can work in any gastronomic industry, as a restaurant manager, a professional or executive chef, as a caterer or a catering director, the head cook of a café or bistro, or as a director for a food distributor. Graduates may also pursue a more entrepreneurial route and open their own restaurant.

Many schools offer in-person or online classes, giving you the chance to earn your diploma in culinary arts on your schedule. To get started on your education today, 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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Diploma in Culinary Management

SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk
Campus February 2019 Switzerland Lenk im Simmental

Teachers at SHML - Swiss Hotel Management School Lenk will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to inquire and learn. This class gives our students a chance to apply their unique skills and expand their horizons by learning something new. Hurry up - there are limited places available in this popular class! [+]

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SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk provides an integrated course schedule of learning through exploration, scrutiny, and self-reflection. In every class, our teachers emphasize the strategies and processes involved in learning and self-growth, creating a unique opportunity to prepare our students to live thoughtful, creative, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society. Please see our current course offerings below.

DIPLOMA IN CULINARY MANAGEMENT

Teachers at SHML - Swiss Hotel Management School Lenk will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to inquire and learn. This class gives our students a chance to apply their unique skills and expand their horizons by learning something new. Hurry up - there are limited places available in this popular class!... [-]


ACF Culinary Arts. Chef Education

SWISSAM Hospitality Business & Culinary Arts School
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters July 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg + 1 more

Certified by American Culinary Federation (ACF) Hospitality Business and Culinary Arts school SWISSAM in the person of the Head of Culinary Arts program Josef Fleissner invited world-class chefs to design genuinely professional culinary arts courses! International recognition Culinary Arts. Chef Education is the only culinary program in Russia and CIS, accredited by American Culinary Federation (ACF). [+]

Why ACF Culinary Arts? World-class educators & professional chefs with extensive experience all over the world

Classes are led by an international team of world-class chefs. Josef Fleissner (Austria) is the Head of the Culinary Arts Program.

International recognition Culinary Arts. Chef Education is the only culinary program in Russia and CIS, accredited by American Culinary Federation (ACF). ACF is a professional organization for chefs and cooks, founded in 1929 in New York City. It is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and pastry chefs. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs. Globally recognized diploma ... [-]

Diploma in Haute Cuisine Chef

Culinary Institute of Barcelona
Campus Part time 8 months January 2019 Spain Barcelona

Obtaining CIB’s Chef Diploma is getting much more than a professional cook's degree. This diploma guarantees that the student is able to innovate and create, that is, to improve what already exists and to do things that nobody has done before. [+]

Obtaining CIB’s Chef Diploma is getting much more than a professional cook's degree. This diploma guarantees that the student is able to innovate and create, that is, to improve what already exists and to do things that nobody has done before. This course is a journey through the art and science of gastronomy that, optionally, can be extended with a previous module of initiation for those who don't’ have any professional experience in cooking.

Once the Diploma is successfully completed, the student can choose any of the six culinary specialties available to become a Specialist Chef or opt for the course to obtain the Executive Chef Postgraduate Diploma.

It is an 8-month program of multicultural coexistence with students from all over the world within the framework of the city of Barcelona, where you will not only learn cooking techniques, but you will live a life experience that will serve you for the rest of your life.... [-]


Culinary and Hospitality Internship

Culinary Institute of Israel
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months January 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

This is a personal career development program which combines culinary career studies at one of Israel's exclusive gourmet cooking schools, backed by a leading vocational college, with a practical internship at large hotels. [+]

This is a personal career development program which combines culinary career studies at one of Israel's exclusive gourmet cooking schools, backed by a leading vocational college, Ort Dan Gourmet, with a practical internship at large hotels.

Tel Aviv is Israel's largest metropolitan city and is world-renowned for its cultural events, vibrant nightlife, sandy beaches, LGBT friendliness, and of course - amazing culinary scene. In 2018, the city was nicknamed the Vegan Nation for its variety and innovation with vegan-friendly foods.

Ort Dan Gourmet

Here's a unique opportunity for you to further study the culinary arts focusing on Israeli, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean kosher cuisines and practice your craft and skills as an intern at the large 5-star hotels in Tel Aviv. The program consists of weekly theoretical and practical culinary classes, more than 700 internship hours at hotels, station rotation (including events), and more.... [-]


Pastry Chef Diploma Ecole Lenôtre - 23 weeks

Ecole Lenôtre
Campus Full time 23 weeks January 2019 France Plaisir Paris + 1 more

The Pastry Chef Training has been created for people willing to train or reinvent themselves in Pastry, from the basis to the highest technics of pastry. [+]

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) STRUCTURE OF THE ECOLE LENÔTRE PASTRY CHEF TRAINING ... [-]

Natural Chef

The College of Naturopathic Medicine
Campus Part time 9 - 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom London Ireland Dublin + 2 more

The CNM Natural Chef is a 3 part course covering everything you need to know to become a successful Natural ChefCNM Natural Chef, from how the digestive process works, to building a culinary career! CNM’s Natural Chef Training consists of 420 hours of life-changing education. You will then need to complete an internship of an additional 100 hours. [+]

CNM’s Natural Chef Training

The CNM Natural Chef is a 3 part course covering everything you need to know to become a successful CNM Natural Chef, from how the digestive process works, to building a culinary career! CNM’s Natural Chef Training consists of 420 hours of life-changing education. You will then need to complete an internship of an additional 100 hours.

CNM’s Natural Chef Training has been developed to meet the growing demands of a society increasingly interested in food that supports and promotes health.

CNM Natural Chef Students are taught to prepare delicious gourmet meals that focus on nutritional value. Whole, organic, fresh and minimally processed foods are procured in season. As no single dietary regimen is appropriate for everyone, we teach how individualised food can enhance health.... [-]


Culinary Arts Diploma

Ducasse Education - Centre de Formation Alain Ducasse
Campus Full time 8 months March 2019 France Paris

Launch your culinary career with this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with practical internship. This entry level program is designed for aspiring chefs. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personnalized training. This training allows graduates to gain job specific competences expected at a commis chef level...

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Launch your culinary career Designed specifically for entry-level professionals in the food-related services, the Culinary Arts Diploma provides the highest standards expected at premium establishments. Learn core culinary & associated skills. Intensive modules teach advanced aspects of culinary arts with emphasis on skills-building. Small group settings provide personalized, interactive and efficient training. Adapted to people who want to master professional basic skills and integrate into a professional kitchen, this intensive program mixes theory, practice and real world experience in the field with the goal of mastering all fundamental techniques. DURATION 8 months: 5-month training + 3-month internship. LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION Taught in English or in French FOR... [-]


Diplôme de Boulangerie

Le Cordon Bleu London
Campus Full time 7 months January 2019 United Kingdom London

Our Diplôme de Boulangerie has been specifically developed to meet the needs of the expanding culinary sector of the hospitality industry. The programme aims to provide you with the classical and practical skills of Boulangerie arts, kitchen management, and gastronomy. [+]

Our Diplôme de Boulangerie has been specifically developed to meet the needs of the expanding culinary sector of the hospitality industry. The programme aims to provide you with the classical and practical skills of Boulangerie arts, kitchen management, and gastronomy.

Across the course, you will learn a large variety of Boulangerie techniques like basic bread doughs, viennoiserie, and creating and managing your own starter cultures for sourdoughs. You’ll get a chance to develop your creativity while also growing your understanding of how to run a small business.

This programme will provide you with knowledge of all aspects of the Boulangerie trade. You will learn through demonstrations, practical application, lectures, and on site industry visits.... [-]


Grand Diplôme - Cuisine and Pastry Diploma

Le Cordon Bleu Paris
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 France Paris

The course combines instruction in both cuisine and pastry disciplines. No other culinary institution provides as many practical courses under chef supervision. [+]

Le Grand Diplôme - Cuisine and Pastry Qualification Le Grand Diplôme® is the most comprehensive program in French culinary education offered by Le Cordon Bleu. The course combines instruction in both cuisine and pastry disciplines. No other culinary institution provides as many practical courses under chef supervision.

Le Cordon Bleu is committed to providing students with an entire range of culinary techniques and to developing their own creativity and artistic expression. These courses provide an opportunity to master the French cuisine and pastry techniques that can then be applied to other cuisines of the world.

Classes are given in French and translated into English.

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Diploma in Culinary Management (Co-op)

Sault College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Canada Sault Ste. Marie

This is a co-operative education program. Students are required to complete at least one co-op work placement (CWR100) in order to graduate. [+]

Culinary Management (2078) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma CO-OP Program Overview We Offer: Individual work stations for each student means no waiting to take turns. This is a co-operative education program. Students are required to complete at least one co-op work placement (CWR100) in order to graduate. Sault Colleges Culinary Management program teaches you everything you need to know to develop a career as a chef. Food demonstrations, lab work and lectures provide a dynamic learning environment. You will learn about contemporary and classical techniques, menu planning and food and beverage management. Opportunity for experiential learning takes place during the paid summer CO-OP placement, which enables you to hone your skills. Our two year Culinary Management diploma program offers the unique opportunity to register as an apprentice through the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities. Upon successful completion of your studies you will have the necessary tools to work within fine dining establishments throughout the world. Program of Study Note: Common Year with Culinary Skills - Chef Training Semesters I and 2. Semester 1... [-]


Diplôme De Cuisine

Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand
Campus Full time 9 months January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Cuisine certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Cuisine. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants. [+]

Overview

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Cuisine certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Cuisine. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants.

Our cuisine chefs lead demonstrations to show you how to produce dishes to the highest professional standard. You are then tasked with replicating what you have been shown in one of our dedicated cuisine practical kitchens.

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Diploma in Culinary Arts

Sunway University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam

The Diploma in Culinary Arts provides you with a culinary training of the highest quality with state-of-the-art kitchen and classroom facilities. [+]

The Diploma in Culinary Arts provides you with a culinary training of the highest quality with state-of-the-art kitchen and classroom facilities.

Headed by an award-winning team of culinary experts, our aim is to produce quality graduates who are not only confident with their culinary skills but also able to communicate fluently, work independently and display leadership qualities that will enhance their credentials in the hospitality and foodservice industries here in Malaysia and globally.

Essential practical experience will be gained through a 20-week industry internship. This diploma is accredited by Le Cordon Bleu and upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Le Cordon Bleu, a leading institution in culinary arts and hospitality.... [-]


University diploma in contemporary cuisine

Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus
Campus Full time 6 months September 2019 Spain Castellón de la Plana

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on an eminently gastronomic learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through a global approach and almost exclusively in cooking, the student will consolidate the established bases, work the creativity, the technical knowledge and the new trends that govern gastronomy today. [+]

GASTRONOMY IN ALL ITS ESSENCE

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on an eminently gastronomic learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through a global approach and almost exclusively in cooking, the student will consolidate the established bases, work the creativity, the technical knowledge and the new trends that govern gastronomy today.

The program is 5 months long and is completed with optional external practices in the best restaurants of our Culinary Team.

DECIDE YOUR OWN FUTURE

Our Diplomas train versatile, dynamic and proactive professionals. People with a desire to learn, with a gastronomic vocation and a winning attitude. The CEU Cardenal Herrera and Gasma University help you through an innovative and practical-participatory methodology, workshops, Masterclasses, learning visits and much more.... [-]


Superior French Pastry Arts Diploma

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie
Campus Full time 3 months May 2019 France Yssingeaux

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the right combination of tastes, textures and shapes to create high-quality pastries with elaborated techniques. [+]

Have you always loved making pastries and just started wondering if this is the career change you are looking for?

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the right combination of tastes, textures and shapes to create high-quality pastries with elaborated techniques. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.... [-]


Diploma in Culinary Management

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Canada Thunder Bay

Confederation College’s Culinary Management two-year diploma program is known worldwide for one simple reason: because our chefs travel worldwide. They work in some of the best restaurants and hotels in Toronto, Vancouver, Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, and just about every major city around the globe. Some become entrepreneurs themselves, opening their own restaurants in Thunder Bay and beyond. [+]

Culinary Management

Your Culinary Adventure Awaits

Want to turn your love of food and cooking into some serious culinary skills?

Confederation College’s Culinary Management two-year diploma program is known worldwide for one simple reason: because our chefs travel worldwide. They work in some of the best restaurants and hotels in Toronto, Vancouver, Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, and just about every major city around the globe. Some become entrepreneurs themselves, opening their own restaurants in Thunder Bay and beyond.

You’ll learn the basics of food preparation, taking your natural talent for cooking and turning it into a useable skill in courses covering basic and advanced culinary skills, restaurant cooking, dining room service, butchery and garde manger, hospitality marketing and sales, wine and international cuisine and menu planning and design. This program also goes beyond the chopping board to cover other important aspects of the business including kitchen and restaurant management, cost control, finances and legal considerations to give you a rounded education in hospitality.... [-]