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  • Advanced Professional Culinary Arts

A long term vocational culinary education, designed to reinforce continuous learning as well as to provide an advanced skills set, comprises 3 terms of 4 months each, totaling 12 months. Candidates between 18-40 years of age can apply. The program follows the educational content and system of City & Guilds, the leading international vocational education accreditation agency. The first 4 months long term takes place in MSA's professional kitchens. The second term divides the learning process between the school and industry where students study 3 days at MSA to improve their skills and experience and complete an "on-the-job" training at an industrial kitchen for 3 days every week. Students complete the last 4 months as part of their mandatory culinary internship at a professional establishment determined by MSA. The program offers the Advanced City & Guilds diploma, a certificate of the mandatory hygiene education, HACCP certificate and a graduation certificate approved by the Ministry of Education.

Course Subjects


  • Food presentation
  • Introduction to kitchen equipment
  • Menu planning
  • Purchasing
  • Knife skills
  • Stocks
  • Liaisons
  • Sauces
  • Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • Cost calculation

  • Emulsion sauces
  • Cooking eggs
  • Sandwiches
  • Fabricating meat
  • Introduction to pastry & bakery
  • Salad dressings & salads
  • Sauteing
  • Grilling
  • Grid Technique
  • Soups

  • Wok dishes
  • Fabricating poultry
  • Deep frying
  • Fabricating seafood
  • Shallow frying
  • Steaming
  • Poaching
  • Braising
  • Classical Turkish Cuisine
  • Baking

  • Cooking offal
  • Stewing
  • Roasting
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • Supervisory skills in f&b management
  • Food safety supervision
  • Cooking game
  • Cold food prep
  • Cooking vegetables and pulses
  • Cooking pasta

  • World gastronomy
  • Advanced level techniques of vegetable and vegetarian cooking
  • Advanced level meat and offal cooking & presentation
  • Advanced level poultry cooking & presentation
  • Advaned level techniques of seafood cooking and presentation
  • Laminated dough products
  • Hot & cold a la carte desserts
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MSA graduates are eligible for leading vocational diplomas

  • Certificate

    City & Guilds
    Certificate

    Upon the successful completion of their professional culinary programs, MSA students are eligible for the City & Guilds diploma, the leading international vocational education accreditation agency.

  • MEB

    Certificate of
    MEB

    MSA professional programs are approved by the Turkish Ministry of Education and upon the fulfillment of the program requirements, participants receive a completion certificate.

  • Certificate

    MUMAC
    Certificate

    Mumac Academy is a Coffee Equipment Museum & Coffee Academy, established by Italy's number one coffee equipment manufacturer La Cimbali together with other equipment and coffee producers.

  • Profesyonel Barista Certificate

    Pearson
    Profesyonel Barista Certificate

    Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Barista Skills Pearson is one of the leading international companies committed to the effective measurement of educational success and within the realm of BTEC, offers academic and vocational education programs that are approved and valid across the world.

  • Certificate

    HACCP
    Certificate

    HACCP certificate, a requirement for professional culinary personnel both on a local and international scale, ensures the safe and secure operation of physical, chemical and microbiological processes related to food production.

Instructor Team

An instructor team with 23 full-time chef instructors as well as more than 30 local and international visiting chefs every year.

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