The International Culinary Institute (ICI), one of the strategic initiatives of the VTC Group, aims at training and developing talent in culinary arts, wine and event management to sustain Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s wine-and-dine destination. It provides quality and professional programmes with state-of-the-art facilities to groom aspiring culinarians to be well versed in international cuisines, supporting students’ successful career development in the industry. ICI offers a wide range of quality professional culinary programmes covering European, Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Middle Eastern and cuisines of the Americans, as well as bakery and confectionery.

ICI also provides wine related programmes as well as international theme park and event management programmes to nurture youngsters for career development in the wine and hospitality industry. With diversified progression pathways, graduates will be led to various professional qualifications.

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Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Advanced Diploma

International Culinary Institute

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 industr ... [+]

Programme Aims

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.

Curriculum

Year 1

Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry Cookies, Petits Fours and Tarts Fundamentals of International Breads Fundamentals of Chocolate Classical Cakes Delicatessen and Savoury Foods Frozen Desserts Bakery and Confectionery Science Beverage and Café Service Food Hygiene and Safety Food Nutrition for Chefs Introduction to Management and Organisations Kitchen Management Information Technology: Data Analysis and Promotion Human Resource Management Accounting for Hospitality Management Vocational English & Putonghua Work Integrated Learning* ... [-]
Hong Kong
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2 years
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International Culinary Institute

Prepares students to work in the vibrant and ever-growing catering industry, and develops their intellectual and professional competencies to meet the industry's demand f ... [+]

Programme Aims

Prepares students to work in the vibrant and ever-growing catering industry, and develops their intellectual and professional competencies to meet the industry's demand for a new generation of chefs possessing not only multi-culinary and management skills, but also a professional mindset and work attitude.

Provides a broad range of topics in Chinese and Western culinary arts and sciences and clusters of culinary stream specific modules to enhance student's knowledge and skills in national/international culinary arts, in order to help students realise their interests and career aspirations.

Structured to guide students to attain knowledge in culinary niches and develop management know-how in culinary operations and catering businesses in a holistic manner.... [-]

Hong Kong
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International Culinary Institute

Nurtures a new generation of professionals for the fast-growing international theme park and event industries. Equips students with knowledge and skills in an internation ... [+]

Programme Aims

Nurtures a new generation of professionals for the fast-growing international theme park and event industries.

Equips students with knowledge and skills in international theme park and event operations and management.

Enables students to develop their abilities in devising appropriate solutions to solve operational problems in international theme park, and event settings.

Strengthens students' teamwork, leadership, and generic skills including languages, IT and interpersonal communication for further study and work.

Curriculum

Year 1

Introduction to Theme Park Industry Introduction to Event Industry Food and Beverage Services in Theme Parks Food Hygiene and Safety Introduction to Management and Organisation Human Resource Management Accounting for Hospitality Management Theme Park Retail Operations Event Planning and Coordination Fundamental Culinary Studies Law and Ethics for Catering Operations Customer Experience Management Hospitality Industry in a Global Perspective Information Technology: Data Analysis and Promotion Services Marketing Resort Hotel Operations and Supervision Event Operations and Supervision Vocational English & Putonghua Industrial Attachment* ... [-]
Hong Kong
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International Culinary Institute

Students are equipped with professional knowledge and practical skills of wine and beverage, and catering industry, initially at a paraprofessional level. After obtaining ... [+]

Programme Aims

Students are equipped with professional knowledge and practical skills of wine and beverage, and catering industry, initially at a paraprofessional level.

After obtaining professional qualifications and undergone industrial attachments, graduates may progressively pursue a career in the wine and beverage or catering industry; or articulate to bachelor degree in either local or overseas universities; and/or articulate to further professional qualifications in their areas of interest.

Curriculum

Year 1

Chinese and Western Culinary Fundamentals Food and Beverage Service and Operations Food Hygiene and Safety Intermediate Wines and Spirits Advanced Wines and Spirits Chinese Restaurant Operations Management Western Restaurant Operations Management Professional Bar Operations Management Wine and Beverage Distribution and Retail Management Principles of Economics and Global Financial Environment Human Resource Management Service Marketing Vocational English & Putonghua ... [-]
Hong Kong
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2 years
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