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Swiss Culinary Club, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 7 days
Montreux, Switzerland
The culinary arts are a great way to bring your love of food to life! Learn about the culinary arts opens up diverse career options with Swiss Culinary Club at Swiss Education Academy.
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From food critic to restaurant manager, from sommelier to food photographer, this is the ideal way to combine your passion with a future career.

The Swiss Culinary Club course at Swiss Education Academy lasts 1 week and runs throughout the summer months. It can be combined with 2 additional weeks of the Swiss Hospitality Club course for a full introductory session.

Spend one week exploring Switzerland, making friends from around the world, learning the basics of culinary arts, including chocolate and pastry-making, to then return home with a new set of (delicious!) skills.

Your time with us will be split between learning about the various stages of culinary arts and social activities in the evenings. Here is a sneak peek at a typical day during your stay with us...

  • Limited partial scholarships available.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 7 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

With an average class size of 15 students, your one-week session serves as the perfect entrée, with such courses including:

  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking
  • Introduction to Menu Design
  • Introduction to Chocolate & Pastry
  • Foods of the World
  • Kitchen Management & Food Safety


Ideal for 16 to 20-year-olds looking to take a first step into the world of culinary arts.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

The Swiss Culinary Club lasts for 1 week.

Our only requirement is that you have an English score of 4.5 IELTS (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1589 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1589 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1589 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1589 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

1800 CHF

Living costs for Montreux

  • 1700 - 2200 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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