Apicius is a registered training center for Culinary Arts and a consultancy firm for Hotel and Restaurants under the Philippine law.

The center has began operation in early 2009 when Master Chef Wolfgang Rappl formulated the idea of creating a boutique culinary school within the tranquil setting of Silang, Cavite, with the vision of giving students practical hands-on training in the art and passion of global cuisine and patisserie and equip them with the skills to become competent and skillful chefs.

On October 2009, Apicius Culinary Arts relocated in Parañaque City to accommodate the community in the Metro Manila area.



  • Apicius Culinary Arts branched out to Pasig City in Partnership with Pasig Catholic Church.

  • Apicius Culinary Arts opened first branch in the province –Legazpi City, Albay, Bicol.

  • Same year, Apicius became registered under Technical Education Skills and Development Authority and became a bonafide member of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines.


TESDA Accreditation

On 2013, Apicius became a registered center of TESDA to offer the following programs:

  • Bread and Pastry Production NCII
  • Housekeeping NCII
  • Food and Beverage Services NCII programs


In September 2015, Apicius has been approved by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) as a teaching center for the CTH-UK Level 3 International Diploma in Professional Cookery.


No other culinary school in the Philippines are accredited to offer CTH Program.


Apicius Culinary Arts opened the 2nd branch in Bicol – Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol.


Apicius Culinary Arts branch out to Laoag City, Ilocos Norte to open the 5th Branch

Apicius Culinary – Laoag is the first branch to offer the Commercial Cooking NC-III and NC-IV under TESDA competency based program.


  • Apicius had its partnership with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and US Veterans Affair wherein their scholars may now apply to the programs offered by Apicius.


  • Apicius Naga and Legazpi was became an accredited learning institution of Bureau of Immigration to offer the technical-vocational courses to the Foreign Students. Other branches are still working on the requirements and soon they may open the doors to the foreign nationals.


  • Apicius Culinary Arts branch out to Puerto Princesa City, Palawan to open the 6th Branch of Culinary School.

  • Apicius Culinary Arts in cooperation of HRC Culinary Academy in Bulgaria – proudly introduce the International Dual Degree in Culinary Arts. The student will have a chance to upgrade their culinary study, work and travel 3 continents for as little of 2 years.

History of Apicius

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