• About Us | The Culinary Arts Academy
Turkey's leading professional culinary school, MSA is ranked among the two best culinary schools of the world by City & Guilds. The founder Mehmet Aksel was named the Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 by Endeavor.

A private school, approved and supervised by the Ministry of National Education, MSA is also the only international culinary school in Turkey qualified by City & Guilds, the leading UK accrediting agency.
The MSA campus includes professional culinary and professional pastry & bakery kitchens, bar-tending and mixology class, an activity kitchen designed for culinary enthusiasts, conference rooms, Turkey's only culinary auditorium, "The Library of Food & Beverage Expertise and Rare Books" and a thematic museum with a special collection on food & beverage history, the kitchen lab for R&D studies.

Every year, commited to its mission of improving the industry through a highly educated workforce industry, MSA graduates more than 1500 professional chef candidates who are qualified to work anywhere in the world.
MSA also offers program alternatives such as Professional Food & Beverage Management for enterpreneurs who wish to start their own food & beverage businesses.
In addition to the professional programs, MSA offers workshops designed for culinary amateurs. Every year, the school’s professional chef rooster teach the techniques and methods of culinary arts to more than 22.000 kitchen enthusiasts in 350 workshops.
A variety of corporate events, workshops, meetings and organizations take place at MSA where special menus are developed for each occasion. Groups of 28 can work with professional instructor chefs simultaneously during motivational meetings, press launches or product demos.

Electrolux Auditorium located at the MSA Campus, is open to all MSA students and alumni as well as to industry professionals and leaders. The auditorium boasts cutting-edge technology, the latest kitchen equipment and a one of a kind infrastructure.
More than 300 brands teamed up with MSA for corporate events and special culinary projects. The school extends its services far beyond the scope of education by also focusing on R&D projects, menu and product development and human resources.