VEGETARIAN CHEF

STUDENTS’ PROFILE

GASTRONOMY LOVERS who are committed to perfecting their culinary skills in an English-speaking course

CULINARY PROFESSIONALS and enthusiasts from all over the world who want to train themselves in a gourmet city with affordable studying and living in the EU.

PROSPECTIVE ENTREPRENEURS who intend to start a gastronomy business focusing on vegetarian cuisine.

FOR WHO?

Our Vegetarian Chef course is for those who want to cook professionally without meat (and other animal ingredients), and for those who don’t want to be professional chefs but want to step outside the Bermuda Triangle of fried cheese, fries and steamed vegetables in their everyday cooking to create wholesome, yet tasty, meals for themselves and their families using plant-based ingredients. The course is essentially vegetarian, but can be taken by vegans.

WHEN DOES THE NEXT TRAINING START?

16nd of February, 2023.

HOW DOES THE EDUCATION WORK?

The program has three components: 1-theoretical, 2-practical lessons and 3-internship. Our school uses a digital classroom where video lectures and reading materials are available online.

THEORETICAL LESSONS:

They are available continuously during the course and can be viewed online.

PRACTICAL CLASSES:

Every week on Thursday 17:00-21:00.

HOW LONG IS OUR TRAINING?

The duration of the training is one year including the internship. 150 hours of kitchen lab classes (in 5 months) and 450 hours of internship, a total of 600 hours.

HOW MUCH DOES THE TRAINING COST ?

The full cost of the course is 5.000 EUR, including the non refundable registration fee – 100 EUR, the training fee – 4.800 EUR, and the state exam’s cost – 100 EUR .

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATION? IN WHICH LANGUAGE?

During the practical classes max. 15 people can participate. Teaching is in English language.

INPUT REQUIREMENTS

  • Elementary school degree
  • Labour health examination in Hungary
 

WHAT CERTIFICATION CAN YOU GET AT THE END OF THE TRAINING?

At the end of the program, you will receive a state recognised certification issued by the Culinary Institute of Europe, stating that you have successfully met the requirements of the course, successfully completed your internship and passed the final exam. Furthermore, you will qualify for the state exam for Commis Chef professional certification. The state certification is recognised by the Hungarian and EU governments and you will be able to work in all types of professional kitchens in the EU. 

Knife skills           

Vegetables    

Fruits

Mushrooms

Beans, pulses

Grains, nuts 

Spices, herbs

Basic cooking technologies

Stocks

Sauces, dressings

Soups, cream soups

Plant based proteins

Plant based cheese

Basic vegan baking

Quick breads

Chocolate

Icecreams, sorbes

HACCP

Fermentation

Sustainable agriculture

Waste management

Culinary CV writing

Self branding

Starting an enterprise