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International Diploma in Culinary Arts

HRC Culinary Academy
2 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate

Program description

International Diploma in Culinary ArtsThe International Diploma in Culinary Arts at the HRC Culinary Academy in Bulgaria is an integrated culinary education program executed by top international chefs and teachers. This dynamic four-semester education course provides students with the culinary fundamentals necessary to become an executive chef.

The full-time International Diploma in Culinary Arts follows four cornerstones throughout:

  • Culinary operations within the frame work of the F&B department
  • Finances in the world of F&B
  • Leading people in the F&B department
  • Leading myself as a professional in culinary arts

Key components of the International Diploma in Culinary Arts are the two 5-month culinary internships during the 2nd and 4th semesters. The 2nd semester placement is in Europe; the 4th semester is in the USA. During these internships, students have the invaluable opportunity to utilize their knowledge and skills working with a team of of culinary professionals in real restaurants or hotel kitchens. A specific, dedicated team at HRC International helps students prepare for their international experience by carefully structuring their placement based on the student's interests and knowledge. Placement options include:

  • Château St. Gerlach
  • Villa Ruimzicht
  • W Hotel Doha
  • Hilton Atlanta
  • Charleston Place by Orient-Express
  • Amway Grand Plaza

Upon completion of the International Diploma in Culinary Arts, graduates are well-prepared to work anywhere in the world as a chef, whether in hotels, resorts, fine restaurants, or a cruise ship sailing the world. The International Diploma in Culinary Arts is partners with leading hotel school Ter Duinen in Belguium, which means the diploma is recongnized by this renowned school. Graduates are also ideal candidates for earning their bachelors degree in culinary arts, and making their way toward becoming an executive chef.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the International Diploma in Culinary Arts at the HRC Culinary Academy in Bulgaria are:

  • have a high school diploma
  • some knowledge of the English language
  • passion for food

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Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the International Diploma in Culinary Arts at the HRC Culinary Academy in Bulgaria are:

Year 1: EUR 2.900*
Year 2: EUR 2.900*

for students within the EU and

Year 1: EUR 3.900*
Year 2: EUR 3.900*

for students from non-EU countries

About this institute

HRC Culinary Academy

Train in Europe and Experience the USA!

The HRC Culinary Academy is Bulgaria's premier culinary school providing education at an international level, affordable and accessible to every individual. "We teach with dignity and excellence” is the mission at the HRC Culinary Academy. At the Academy, we focus...

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