International Dual Degree in Culinary Arts
Apicius Culinary Arts x HRC Culinary Academy
STUDY, WORK and TRAVEL in 3 continents for as little of 2 years and earn an International Dual Degree Diploma in Culinary Arts.
The International Dual Degree Program offers an incredible opportunity for landing a successful career in the USA or in continental Europe. After receiving their Diploma, the graduates can count on a vast HRC Network of 400+ alumni, present at every continent and get a full career support!
This program offer you an incredible opportunity to train at top culinary institute, followed by a well-paid OJT in the USA.
APICIUS students will study one year program in Diploma in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking in cooperation with HRC that the students upgrade for a technical study to become a production cook, to full all-around program which allows them to have the skills set and knowledge to become a future culinary leader and Head Chef in the food industry.
The program aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the gastronomy world, advanced cooking techniques, skills and creativity so that they can demonstrate their innovative ideas in a true high-end international culinary career!
Short Summary of the Curriculum
In the first 6 months the student need to undergo culinary training with Apicius in preparation for further studies in Europe. Through culinary programs, students will learn basic kitchen operations, history of major cuisines, cooking techniques, and health and safety procedures.
Short summary of the curriculum includes:
Food Safety and Kitchen Hygiene
Familiarization with Common Herbs & Spices
Salads, Colds Sandwiches and Appetizers
Stocks and Mother Sauces
National Soups of various countries
Different Cooking Methods
Nutrition and Vegan Dishes
Basic Knife Skills
Bread Making & Pastry Production
Introduction to Hospitality
Leadership and Communication
Another 6 months of culinary training in the real kitchen setting. The student need to undergo practicum in a hotel following the training plan that will be provided by Apicius. Student has an option to choose either local or international internship.
For local, we will be the one to endorse the student to our local hotel partners.
For International Internship, the student may choose from South East Asian countries or Spain. Our sister company, Advance Global Skills will be the one help the student to our international hotel principal + the documentation and processing of VISA (if any)
After a year, the student will go straight to Bulgaria for another 6 months of advanced culinary training with the opportunity to train with different foreign national students.
The highlights of the training will be focused on:
F&B Modular Training
Food Photography & Styling
The student has an option to work part time up to 20-hours per week and earn as much as 180 EUR per week.
Graduation will be also held at HRC Culinary Academy.
1. Medical Certificate (need to request the ff. Cbc, Urinalysis, Fecalysis, X-ray, Drug Test and Hepa A&B screening and physical examination) We can give a referral for your medical.
2. For minors, Parents or Legal Guardian Consent.
3. Long White Folder
MEDIUM PRIORITY (At the First Day of Class)
4. Photo copy of Birth Certificate or Civil Registry
5. School Credentials
At least one of the following:
6. Barangay or Police or NBI clearance,
LAST PRIORITY (When Student Has Chef Uniform)
7. 5 pieces “Passport-size” picture in Chef Uniform with white background.
8. 2 pcs. “1x1-size” picture in Chef Uniform with white background.
9. 1 whole body picture in complete in Chef uniform with white background.
10. Resume – Apicius Format
Duration and Schedule
486 Hours (81 Sessions) + 600 Hours OJT
3 Sessions per week, 6 hours per Session (18 hours per week)
Included in the Course
Detailed Course Book
Recipes and Information Hand Outs
Ingredients for all cooking sessions
Free use of all Equipments and Utensils during the course
1 Set of Chef’s Uniform & Shoes
1 Set of Knives