Culinary Arts At DCT

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Master the Culinary Arts

Millions of expats of various nationalities make Dubai their home, their food and flavours merging and discovering new expression. At the same time, the city welcomes millions of visitors each year from all over the world. As a melting pot of cultures and culinary identities, Dubai is an incredible place to practice a career in Culinary Arts.

Dubai is a melting pot of cultures and culinary identities. With millions of expats of various nationalities calling it home, their food and flavours have found unique ways to merge and find new expression. With 20 million international visitors per year expected by 2020*, the continued scope and diversity of its Culinary Arts is essential to its tourism industry and visitor experience.

The one-year Certificate programme deals not only with the obvious focus of food preparation, but explores areas such as Aspects of Nutrition, Food Safety and Sanitation, Culinary and Baking Fundamentals, and Food Service Purchasing.

The Diploma programme, which is an additional six months after the certificate, builds on these skills with further hands-on, practical training in business, management, food science, and nutrition.

Following this, students can then pursue the Applied Bachelors for another year, enabling them to complete their degree in only two years and six months.

* Data from DTCM Vision 2020 Tourism Strategy Update, February 2017


Core units
of the course

Introduction to Culinary Arts

The following units are part of Block 1 and must be completed before moving on to Block 2

Aspects of Nutrition

Food Safety and Sanitation

Culinary Fundamentals 1

Culinary Fundamentals 2

Culinary Fundamentals 3

You may start Block 2 units once Block 1 units are complete

Garde Manger: Hors d'oeuvres and Salads

Meat Preparation

Special and Cultural Diets

Poultry and Game

Seafood Preparation

Dessert Preparation

Baking Fundamentals: Breads, Cakes and Pastries

These units can be taken individually, excluding ICDL and the Internship

Social and Cultural Awareness

Food Service Purchasing

Restaurant Operations

Information Technology (ICDL)


Why Study Culinary Arts ?

Food is an essential part of the tourism offering.
Dubai is one of the worlds's most exciting dinning destinations
Dubai is melting part of cultures and culinary identities


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