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Chef & Owner Professional Culinary Arts

  • EDUCATION DURATION

    8 or 12 Months, with internship
    4 Months, no internship

  • EDUCATION PERIODS

    January 2018

    Education term start date

Chef & Owner is a combination of two programs where the students enroll in either Professional Culinary Arts (with/without internship) or Advanced Professional Culinary Arts in addition to Professional Food & Beverage Management program. It is geared toward those with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to start and manage their own f&b business.

The program follows the educational content and system of City & Guilds, the leading international vocational education accreditation agency. The program offers City & Guilds diploma*, the mandatory hygiene certificate, HACCP certificate and the graduation certficate approved by the Ministry of Education. The option with internship is 8 months long, the one with the advanced culinary arts program takes 12 months and the non-internship program is 4 months long.

* City & Guilds diploma is awarded in 8 or 12 months long programs.

Course Subjects


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

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

  • Grid Technique
  • Wok dishes
  • Fabricating poultry
  • Deep frying
  • Classical Turkish Cuisine (1. Modul)
  • Fabricating seafood
  • Shallow frying
  • Steaming
  • Poaching
  • Baking

  • Braising
  • Cooking offal
  • Stewing
  • Roasting
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • Pastilage, sugarpaste, gumpaste, chocolate dough & decorations
  • Cold food prep
  • Cooking vegetables and pulses
  • Cooking pasta
  • Cooking rice

  • Feasibility
  • Project design & decoration
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Licences & permits
  • Opening procedures & accounting
  • Menu planning
  • Personnel Selection
  • Labour laws and recruitment

  • Social media
  • Purchasing, stocking, inventory management
  • PR, advertising and marketing
  • Introduction to alcoholic beverages
  • Payment systems and stock control
  • Repairs & renovations
  • First aid
  • Total quality management
  • Customer relations management
  • Menu design

  • Service standards
  • Wine appreciation & management
  • HACCP
  • Mandatory hygiene education
  • Meat cooking techniques
  • Seafood dishes
  • Rice and pasta dishes
  • Salads and sauces
  • Desserts
  • Bar management & Coffee management
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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.

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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