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Diploma Culinary Arts - BHMS Luzern

Diploma Culinary Arts

New Culinary Arts Programs

BHMS Culinary Arts Programs develop students' contemporary skills in food preparation and presentation, à la carte cuisine, pastry and desserts and kitchen management through hands-on training and classroom learning. Over the course of 2 years, students acquire all the fundamental skills necessary to work in the world's finest dining establishments in one of the fastest growing industries.

 

 

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American Culinary Federation Foundation

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Foundation.

BHMS Culinary Facilities:

BHMS is again upgrading its culinary facilities in summer 2014 by adding a new, state of the art training kitchen to the existing production kitchen. In this stress-free environment, culinary students in each year of the program will have the chance to acquire and practice core culinary skills and competencies before applying them to a real food production kitchen environment.

Diploma in Culinary Management:

This 6-12 month Diploma in Culinary Management program introduces students to the world of food production through basic operation techniques and hands-on core competency training. It introduces students to the basic cooking methods, kitchen equipment, machinery and utensils, as well as recipe costing and kitchen procedures. Students will also learn how to use food ingredients, develop their skills in utilizing kitchen equipment and utensils, learn how to prepare basic stocks, soups, sauces and salads and become familiar with kitchen terminology, nutrition and kitchen accounting principles. After successfully completing 6-months of diploma studies, students qualify for 4-6 month of paid internship in one of many renowned Swiss dining establishments.

Higher Diploma in Culinary Management:

This 6-12 month Higher Diploma in Culinary Management program builds onto the student's fundamental understanding of international culinary principles gained at Diploma level. Students will explore European and ethnic cuisines by preparing a wide range of recipes including typical appetizers, fish, vegetarian, main course dishes and pastry and desserts. Students will also learn communication and management skills, leadership and team work as well as guest relations. After successfully completing 6-months of advanced diploma studies, students qualify for 4-6 month paid internship in one of many renowned Swiss dining establishments.

Direct Entry Culinary Management:

Direct entry status into the Higher Diploma in Culinary Management program is granted to applicants who have successfully completed at least one academic year of culinary management education (with English as a study medium) at an accredited institution and possess a verified culinary work certificate from a first class hotel or a restaurant.

Code Core Cours Credits Hours
CLN 1101 Essentials of Culinary Operations (Lab) 12 60
CLN 1102 Food Preparation Techniques (Lab) 12 60
CLN 1003 Food Preparation Lab III 12 60
CLN 1004 Food Preparation Lab IV 12 60
CLN 1220 Breakfast: Live Cooking 2 10
CLN 1601 Nutrition and Food Safety 6 25
CLN 1751 Culinary Pastry and Breads Term I 6 30
CLN 1752 Culinary Pastry and Breads Term II 6 30
EGE 1901-2 German Communication I and II 12 50
HMT 1000 Industry Training Preparation Course requirement 60
HMT 1200 Food Service Operations 6 20
HMT 1350 Foundation Certificate in Wines 6 25

Code Elective Courses: 1 pf the following plus HMT 2000 Credits Hours
BBA 1500 Accounting I 6 25
BBA 1800 Business Communication I 6 25
CLN 1800 Food and Wine Pairing 6 25
EGE 1903 German III 6 25
EGE 1950 French I 6 25
HMT 1210 Food Service Operations II 6 25
HMT 2000 Paid Industry Training 24