The Culinary Arts Training Program is a high quality chef’s training program that meets the international standards of professional cookery and provides international recognition and certification. The program enables chef trainees to meet professional challenges with a systematic approach to quality and quantity of food production, as practiced today in hotels, fine dining establishments, institutional catering facilities and other food service operations.
The program is financially funded by the Ministry of Tourism and managed by the Egyptian Tourism Federation (ETF) with the technical assistance of City and Guilds (C&G), the Egyptian Chefs Association (ECA) and the Technical Vocational and Education Training (TVET) project in Egypt, which is funded by the European Union (EU).
Students will be certified by an international accreditation certification from The City & Guilds of London Institute as the UK’s leading vocational education organization. With over 130 years of experience, City & Guilds is pioneering a talent revolution, working in partnership with over 8,500 centers and training providers in 81 countries; they offer more than 500 qualifications across 28 industries and currently award around 2 million certificates every year. The City & Guilds Centre for Skills Development works with researchers, practitioners, employers and learners to improve the policy and practice of vocational education and training worldwide.
The program enables chef trainees to:
Increase the professional standards of culinary arts and food preparation in Egypt, by providing the hospitality and catering industry with the needed qualified chefs.
Enhance the image and reputation of the chef’s profession in Egypt through education and international certification. This will promote and encourage the new generation to work in the food production industry and create opportunities for starting a new career in the kitchen.
Support the Egyptian Government’s aim to have qualified and certified Egyptians trained in accordance with international standards.
Support the graduates in recruitment, to be employed in the hospitality and catering industry.
The Culinary Arts Training Program will be conducted by Egyptian chefs, trained, certified and accredited as Professional Hospitality Trainers/Assessors by the Egyptian Tourism Federation and City & Guilds, in accordance with international standards and certifications.
About Egyptian Chefs Association
The Egypt Young Chefs Club (EYCC) is the youth arm of the Egyptian Chefs Association. Their organization nurtures youthful talent in the food and beverages field and is reputed for its distinctive mission, excellent culinary standards and dedication to promoting continuous improvement in the profession. They aspire to build a community where young professionals will enjoy an open society in which information exchange and networking are the hallmarks of its mission.See all Egyptian Chefs Association courses