Students who want to finish their degree quickly may want to consider taking a summer course. These programs are designed to teach additional training and skills during the months when most students take a break. Summer courses are offered in a number of different subjects.
What is a Summer Course in Culinary Arts? This program is open for hospitality or culinary students, or entrepreneurs who want to open a restaurant. Each program will vary but students will usually get the opportunity to learn about and practice basic cooking techniques in a professional culinary environment. Topics may include the fundamentals of pastry techniques, poultry and meat, fish and seafood, vegetables, and cuisines of different cultures. Some programs may also offer field trips or special courses.
Students who take this course benefit in that they get to obtain hands-on experience in small groups. They may be able to graduate sooner than other classmates, and the skills learned will help them in their future career.
The tuition and fees related to taking a summer course will vary significantly based on the particular program. The reputation of the school and specific program requirements are factors that should be considered. Students are encouraged to get in touch with the school to find out what costs will be involved.
Students who are taking a Summer Course in Culinary Arts may already have a job in the culinary industry. This course and additional training will help these students, and those who do not currently work in the industry, find careers in the culinary arts. Job titles may include pastry chef, caterer, executive chef, and sommelier. Other career opportunities may include food writers or critics, product developers, wholesalers, and culinary instructors.
Use our online database to 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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JUNE 24 – AUGUST 13, 2017Global Gastronomy
Spain, Italy, France, Thailand, Cambodia, US Whether you dream of being a chef, owning a B&B or just want to know how to host a killer dinner party, this program delivers. You’ll explore different types of food prep. Visit a culinary arts university in Spain. Discover the craft of wine-making and mixology. Learn the cross-cultural art of hospitality. Immerse yourself in food as the heart of human culture, from professionals around the world. Skills Highlights:... [-]
CEFAM offers a new summer program on tourism and gastronomy. Lyon is the capital of gastronomy and the best place to discover all the secrets of French cuisine. Courses, conferences, visits and cultural activities will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French cuisine. Field trips to Paris, Provence, Savoie and Burgundy, a renowned wine-making area, are organized to make you discover the charming regions surrounding Lyon. [+]
CEFAM offers a new summer program on tourism and gastronomy.
Lyon is the capital of gastronomy and the best place to discover all the secrets of French cuisine. Courses, conferences, visits and cultural activities will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French cuisine.
Field trips to Paris, Provence, Savoie and Burgundy, a renowned wine-making area, are organized to make you discover the charming regions surrounding Lyon.
Please discover below our 2-week version and our 5-week version:Summer Gastronomy 2-week version
Come to discover Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy!
Lyon’s fine cuisine is an integral part of the local way of life. The city offers a choice between the popular charm of its famous «bouchon» bistros, the refined elegance of its two-and-three-star gourmet restaurants, and the warm lively atmosphere of its open-air market. Conferences, visits and cultural activities in Lyon will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French Cuisine!... [-]