Cook (EQF 4)
Do you want to become a Michelin-level professional? This is possible together with HOTEL SCHOOL Hotel Management College! Learn from the chefs of 5* hotel restaurants, take part in workshops led by foreign culinary gurus, and put your skills into practice in Rome, Italy!
Content of the programme
Throughout the programme you will:
- learn the newest food preparation methods and the principles of creating a menu
- master the work organization of a catering company
- will learn how to use specialized equipment
- gain comprehensive understanding of nutrition, hygiene, and food safety issues.
Study process and internship
The duration of the programme is 10 months or 2 semesters, during which 960 contact hours are planned. Training includes theoretical classes and seminars, as well workshops in HOTEL SCHOOL’s culinary laboratory and restaurant. Classes are taught by experienced 5 * hotel restaurant managers and chefs.
As the programme is partially implemented as work-based education, classes in several subjects take place in real hospitality companies in Latvia. There are also regular guest lectures by foreign culinary experts.
To all students of the programme, we provide opportunities to have internships in 5* hotel restaurants in the world’s culinary mecca – Rome, Italy! With financial support from Erasmus+, we will cover travel, accommodation, and insurance costs!
A final exam must be taken at the end of the programme.
The programme tuition fee is EUR 3,000 per year or EUR 320 per month for EU citizens. The programme tuition fee for non-EU citizens is EUR 5,000 per year.Learn more about the Tuition Fees.
Admission to the programme is possible after obtaining general secondary education. Applicants are required to know the language in which the programme is being delivered. HOTEL SCHOOL may arrange a language test face-to-face or online.Read the full admission rules for continuing education programmes.
Career and progression opportunities for graduates of the programme
The acquired qualification allows to work in local and foreign catering companies.
The subjects learned during the programme are formally recognized when enrolling to higher education programmes at HOTEL SCHOOL. Learn more about the study opportunities we offer!