Culinary Arts Academy

Culinary Arts Accademy

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Culinary Arts Academy, offers a unique choice of top notch tailor-made programs, striking the perfect balance between practical and academic studies, with a highly diverse Global Alumni Network, uniting over 20,000 SEG graduates worldwide.

Aspire to a career in the culinary field by choosing the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, one of the most renowned international institutes for culinary education:

  • The finest culinary traditions
  • State-of-the-art training kitchen and facilities
  • The latest management methods
  • Located right in the heart of Europe.

Along with passion and dedication, the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland will provide you with complementary ingredients for a creative culinary career:
Focus on European Cuisine
With campuses in the center of Lucerne and Le Bouveret, the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland is located right in the heart of Europe and surrounded by the culinary traditions of Italy and France. The program at the international institute of culinary education will develop your appreciation of European culinary philosophies, skills and traditions and introduce you to modern trends.

Bachelor’s Degree—A Recipe for Success!

At the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, you will combine practical kitchen skills with modern management classes to give you the tools to lead a restaurant or kitchen brigade. On-the-job experience includes paid internships that can be taken in some of the best Michelin-starred restaurants and four and five-star hotels in Switzerland.
Small Hands-On Classes in Culinary Education
Small-sized classes assure that you will have personal attention of internationally experienced chef instructors allowing you to apply what you have learned in the demonstration kitchen. The Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland offers international culinary education in brand-new facilities and up-to-date technology in its classrooms, restaurants and training kitchens.

Students of the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland benefit from the established partnerships of the Academy and the accreditation it has achieved.

Accrediting Institutions

Ritz Paris

The partnership with the Ritz Paris hotel highlights the quality of the training offered at the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland. Students benefit from the vast experience of the Ritz professionals during their regular campus visits. Students also have the exceptional possibility to experience the Ritz Paris, attending specialized culinary training courses in Paris. These sessions will be conducted by leading chefs of the Ritz Escoffier school and are designed to broaden students’ culinary skills and knowledge.

University of Derby

The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Culinary Arts is awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby (UK).

Swiss Hotel School Association (ASEH)

The Swiss Hotel School Association (ASEH) is the only association in Switzerland that evaluates and recognizes hotel schools and imposes strict eligibility requirements.

Academic Recognition

The undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are recognised by the State of Valais, Switzerland.


The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation organisation that is dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development and promotion of quality programmes in tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts (TH&E) education, training and research.