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Diploma Programs in 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… Read more

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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Ecole Lenôtre
Plaisir , France +1 More

The advanced training courses in Bakery at the École Lenôtre are designed for adults looking to train or to switch careers hobbyists and enthusiasts looking to switch careers, ... +

The advanced training courses in Bakery at the École Lenôtre are designed for adults looking to train or to switch careers hobbyists and enthusiasts looking to switch careers, young professionals, and professionals who left the trade for a while. -
Diploma
Full-time
13 weeks
English, French
01 Mar 2021
Campus
 
CAST Alimenti
Brescia , Italy

The chef is certainly one of the most requested figures on the job market. It is a profession that requires passion, commitment, in-depth knowledge, and manual skills: charact ... +

The chef is certainly one of the most requested figures on the job market. It is a profession that requires passion, commitment, in-depth knowledge, and manual skills: characteristics and skills that, if cultivated and developed, can lead to great satisfaction in terms of creativity and personal affirmation. A student of CAST Alimenti, at the end of the Higher Education course, is ready to be a "modern chef" and immerse himself in a myriad of varied restaurant industry offerings. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
8 - 12 months
Italian
Apr 2021
19 Mar 2021
Campus
 
Swiss Education Group (SEG)
Lucerne , Switzerland

Develop your love of culinary arts with an 11-week short course in the fundamental techniques. Continue your studies with two extra terms to earn a Swiss Grand Diploma. Our ex ... +

Develop your love of culinary arts with an 11-week short course in the fundamental techniques. Continue your studies with two extra terms to earn a Swiss Grand Diploma. Our experienced chef instructors will demonstrate techniques and provide you with guidance as you put your new skills into practice. While a kitchen is a disciplined environment, the teaching style remains approachable and lighthearted. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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UNITAR
Selangor , Malaysia

Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills in foodservice and culinary management, particularly in the hotel and restaurant ... +

Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills in foodservice and culinary management, particularly in the hotel and restaurant industry. Besides lessons in food preparation, this program covers the spectrum of marketing and human resource management to purchasing and cost control, for a successful career in this field. -
Diploma
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Dubai College of Tourism
Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Millions of expats of various nationalities make Dubai their home, their food and flavors merging and discovering new expressions. At the same time, the city welcomes millions ... +

Millions of expats of various nationalities make Dubai their home, their food and flavors merging and discovering new expressions. At the same time, the city welcomes millions of visitors each year from all over the world. As a melting pot of cultures and culinary identities, Dubai is an incredible place to practice a career in Culinary Arts. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London , Canada

If baking is your passion, or you are looking for a way to turn your creative hobby into an in-demand and rewarding career, this two-year diploma program in baking and pastry ... +

If baking is your passion, or you are looking for a way to turn your creative hobby into an in-demand and rewarding career, this two-year diploma program in baking and pastry arts will give you the skills to turn your dreams into reality. Baking courses give you extensive knowledge of baking bread, cakes, and pastries and learn all aspects of the culinary baking experience. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
International Culinary Institute
Hong Kong

Equips students with management knowledge and skills and practical applications in baking and pastry operations so as to prepare them for supervisory roles in the industry. Cu ... +

Equips students with management knowledge and skills and practical applications in baking and pastry operations so as to prepare them for supervisory roles in the industry. Cultivates students' notion for lifelong learning and develops students to be independent learners with a local, national and global vision for further study and professional development in the hospitality industry. Equips students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills, initially at a paraprofessional level, via the blending of theoretical and practical application. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
 
Durham College
Whitby , Canada

Master the art of food and flavor in our Culinary Management program. You will explore locally grown food, experiment with ethnic and contemporary cuisine, and develop your sk ... +

Master the art of food and flavor in our Culinary Management program. You will explore locally grown food, experiment with ethnic and contemporary cuisine, and develop your skills in the culinary arts while learning valuable management skills that will take your career to the next level. Significant focus is placed on lab/kitchen time, encouraging students to develop their techniques and products, much of which they are able to take home and enjoy. Graduates are sought after by a broad range of employers because of their unique skills, which include artisan meat cutting, cheese production, baking, canning, and preserving. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Culinary Institute of Barcelona
Barcelona , Spain

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 impro ... +

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. -
Diploma
Part-time
11 months
Spanish, English
Campus
 
SAIT - Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Calgary , Canada

Take exceptional instructors with backgrounds in traditional and contemporary baking and pastry arts from around the world, add state-of-the-art training facilities and a prog ... +

Take exceptional instructors with backgrounds in traditional and contemporary baking and pastry arts from around the world, add state-of-the-art training facilities and a progressive curriculum, and you get the top Baking and Pastry Arts program in Canada. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
01 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto , Canada

Centennial College's Baking and Pastry Arts Management program will build on fundamental baking and pastry arts skills to prepare you for a management role within the baking s ... +

Centennial College's Baking and Pastry Arts Management program will build on fundamental baking and pastry arts skills to prepare you for a management role within the baking sector. Whether it's menu design, purchasing, planning, or execution, baking management is an essential skill to convert your passion into business success. You'll graduate with important industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handlers, and CPR, making you job-ready. Many graduates from this Baking and Pastry Arts program have secured employment within major hospitality brands in the hotel, resort, and restaurant industries as well as within large-scale commercial baking companies. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Online
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam , Malaysia

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver , Canada

Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many, however, the ul ... +

Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many, however, the ultimate goal is to own their own restaurant – to create a place that reflects their culinary passions and lets them share their style and personal panache with the world. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
SWISSAM Hospitality Business & Culinary Arts School
Saint Petersburg , Russia

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 invite ... +

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). -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English, Russian
Campus
 
Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus
Castellón de la Plana , Spain

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on eminently culinary learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through the acquisition of a solid kn ... +

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on eminently culinary learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through the acquisition of a solid knowledge of the techniques, the students will deepen in the methods of work and will analyze the environment of the kitchen and the confectionery. The program lasts 5 months and is completed with 350 hours of optional external internships, among others, in the best restaurants of our Culinary Team. -
Diploma
Full-time
5 months
Spanish
Campus
 

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