Leonardo Roman


Culinary Arts

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At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Learn and practice advanced cooking techniques in European and International cuisine

  • Apply food and beverage cost control and budget management

  • Develop creative thinking and innovation skills through cooking competitions

  • Develop kitchen management skills and lead kitchen brigades

  • Design creative and innovative menu concepts


  • Advanced and Creative Cuisine 

  • Kitchen Brigade Leadership and Management 

  • Food Production Supervision 

  • Recipes Development and Menu Planning 

  • Communication Skills and Customer Service 

  • Creative Culinary Project 

Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations

General Admission Requirements

  • Student must be 18+ years old and genuinely passionate about the hospitality industry with true passion for culinary arts.
  • Student must hold a diploma level qualification from HTMi or other internationally recognized hospitality management or culinary arts institute.
  • Student requires to have English Scores: TOEFL 450 or IELTS 5 or EMSAT 1100 or equivalent.
  • Students with industry background or prior education in this filed are treated case by case.
* The institute reserves the right to accept or reject a candidate for any reason. The program content is subject to change.

Program Information

  • Mode of delivery: Face-to-face practical classes, online classes, tutorials, lectures, presentations, assessments, project based assignments, and applied learning.
  • Final assessment: Written exams and final projects.
  • Graduation requirements: 60%
  • Average student-teacher ratio: 6 students per 1 teacher
  • Duration of program: Academic Study: 20 Weeks and Work Placement / Internship: 20-24 Weeks


Upon completion of the second year – higher diploma level - student will have high chances of being placed on an internship position in one of the leading hotel brands in UAE in any of the following departments: four and five star hotel commercial kitchen in any of the following departments: all day dining, fine dining, specialty cuisine, bakery and pastry or catering departments. HTMi Switzerland Dubai guarantees paid internship placement upon successful accomplishment of the academic semester with one of its industry partners. Our Career Center's purpose is helping each and every student to find the right internship. Regular workshops are conducted to develop your communication skills, to help you overcome any difficulties. You will be given guidance to build your CV, your LinkedIn profile and practice sessions are regularly held to demonstrate interview skills and increase your confidence.


Students who successfully complete the program (academic study and work placement/internship) will be awarded with the Higher Diploma in International Culinary Arts by HTMi, Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland.
Higher diploma graduates can continue on to the Bachelor in International Culinary Arts program in Swiss campus.

Program Progression

Diploma in International Culinary Arts

 Higher Diploma in International Culinary Arts 

Bachelor, BSc in International Culinary Arts
Swiss Campus

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