Food is life. But what if you can actually bring more life to the food that you serve? Well, maybe now is the best time to further enhance those cooking skills that you have by enrolling in a Culinary School here in Cebu?

Culinary Arts Program allows learners to learn skills and knowledge that are necessary in becoming a chef for the kitchen. These skills include creating new dishes, keeping the kitchen a safe place to work in, and how to effectively run the kitchen. Aside from food preparation, Culinary Arts students also get to appreciate cooking as an art form, grow understanding food culture, and learn more about healthy lifestyle.

Culinary Schools in Cebu

In case you’re interested to widen your knowledge about cooking, here are the Culinary Schools in Cebu:

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  1. International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management

In July 2021, the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management was opened in Cebu to bring the same internationally recognized culinary and pastry art education that was first opened in Metro Manila.

ISCAHM is equipped with all the necessary features needed of an international five-star kitchen; thereby, allowing students to better learn culinary and pastry skills in a professional environment. This time, students would no longer need to travel far to fulfill their dreams of becoming a world-class chef.

International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management offers courses that provide students the right attitude in modern and classical food preparation like Diploma in Pastry and Bakery Arts and Kitchen Management with Culinary Solutions Australia International Certificate III in Pastry and Bakery Arts, Diploma in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management with Culinary Solutions Australia International Certificate III in Culinary Arts, Fundamentals in Culinary Art, and many others. They have been recognized by the World Association of Chefs Society, LTB Chefs Association, and a proud partner of Culinary Solutions Australia International, TESDA, and DepEd.

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  1. International Culinary Arts Academy Cebu

International Culinary Arts Academy Cebu is a premiere professional culinary institution in Cebu City that students for the most diversified and rewarding profession in the hospitality industry: Culinary Arts.

This school is an ideal training ground for those aspiring to become successful chefs by providing students with the ideal studying atmosphere that has complete and modern facilities based on international qualifications from the International City & Guilds of London. The courses offered by ICAAC are based on international standards and are delivered by highly qualified professional instructors.

The International Culinary Arts Academy Cebu offers Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking, Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts, and Certificate in Food & Beverage Service to name a few. See their other course offerings here.

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  1. Philippine School of Culinary Arts

If you are looking for culinary training in Cebu, then the Philippine School of Culinary Arts is one of the best institutions that will help you jump start your career. They offer a Ladderized Regular Culinary Program like Certificate in Basic Culinary Arts (6 months), Certificate in Advanced Culinary Arts (1 year), Diploma in Culinary Arts (2 years), and Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts (10 months).

Philippine School of Culinary Arts also offers short courses and weekend courses for working professionals who would like to enhance their food preparation skills. This includes 12 sessions Certificate of Basic Skills Culinary Training, 12 sessions Certificate in Basic Skills in Baking, 24 sessions Certificate in Culinary Fundamentals, and 24 sessions Certificate in Baking Fundamentals.

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  1. MOST Institute Culinary School Cebu

Learning to cook does not always need to be expensive. That is the goal of MOST Institute Culinary School Cebu: to provide a conducive and cost-efficient training ground for learners to nurture and develop their raw potential in cooking. This culinary school ensures that with passion and dedication, their learners are industry-ready by the time they graduate.

MOST Institute Culinary School Cebu offers Certificate in Culinary Arts and Certificate in Bread & Pastry.

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  1. Salt and Pepper Culinary Institute – Cebu City

Salt and Pepper Culinary Institute deeply believes in Filipino talent. That’s the reason why they aim to help Filipinos realize their dream for a better life by providing training-based programs that will develop learners into well-rounded, competent, and international-competitive kitchen professionals.

This Culinary School offers Fundamental Courses (equivalent to TESDA NCII) in Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry. It also caters to Advanced Diploma Courses with on-the-job training.

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  1. American International Culinary and Hospitality Institute

The American International Culinary and Hospitality Institute is the larges in Cebu. It has complete equipment compliant with the international standards of the American Culinary Federation. The school takes pride in its internationally experienced foreign and domestic chefs.

AICHI offers Certificate in Commercial Cooking, Certificate in International Culinary Arts, and other TESDA accredited courses.

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  1. Magsaysay Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Magsaysay Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts Cebu is a member of the Magsaysay Group of Companies that s two other branches in Manila and another one in Jakarta, Indonesia. The school offers a unique learning system that is progressive and experience-based – 80% hands-on training and 20% lecture. The main goal of this institution is to prepare learners to enter the workforce; thereby providing them with the necessary skills needed to excel in their field.

Established in 2007, MIHCA is known for its state-of-the-art training facilities, amenities, and equipment that would ensure students’ learning and better prepare them for the real-world job setup. By far, MIHCA is able to successfully endorse 80% of its graduates to deluxe hotels and luxury cruise lines all around the world.

Magsaysay Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts Cebu offers courses in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, and Food and Beverage. It has won numerous prestigious competitions – both inside and out of the country – such as the Food and Hotel Asia Culinary Competition and the Hong Kong International Culinary Classics, Philippine Culinary Cup (US Poultry Category, US Beef Category, Local Seafood Category, and Australian Lamb Category), National Food Showdown, and 2009 Guinness Book of World Records Award for preparing 5,845 cheese dishes in one day to name a few.

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