Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts

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Bachelor: 3-year overview


Discover an overview of the Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts below. Contact us for our brochure with full course details or for any further information.

Bachelor Degree – Le Bouveret

Cater to your career with the perfect blend of entrepreneurial learning and culinary skills. At the end of three years, you will be awarded with a:

  • Bachelor of International Business in Culinary Arts awarded by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts awarded by University of Derby, U.K.

The course includes over 1,100 kitchen hours over a 3-year period, 2 internships as well as 3 modules delivered in collaboration with Ritz Paris.

*Minimum gross monthly salary in Switzerland: CHF 2,212.-

Term 1 (11 weeks)

  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking – Practical
  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking – Theory
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Industry Experience
  • French or German 1


Term 2 (11 weeks)

  • Culinary Skills in Banquet and Buffet Preparation
  • Introduction to Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Kitchen Management
  • Business Communication
  • French or German 2


Term 3 (11 weeks)

  • Cuisines of Europe
  • The World of Garde Manger
  • Nutrition, Health & Special Diets
  • French or German 3

Term 4 (11 weeks)

  • Cuisines of the World
  • Restaurant Service and Management
  • Wine, Beverage and Mixology (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Marketing for the Food Industry


Term 5 (11 weeks)

  • Fine Dining Kitchen
  • Advanced Baking and Pastry (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Food & Beverage Management and Leadership
  • Applied Research

Term 6 (11 weeks)

  • Business Plan for the Entrepreneur 1
  • Culinary Tourism
  • Food Product Development
  • Food in the Media
  • The World of Chocolate Arts


Term 7 (11 weeks)

  • Business Plan for the Entrepreneur 2 (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Culinary Events Management
  • Food Trends
  • Food Philosophy
  • International Food and Wine Matching
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