Duration :3 Years Full-Time
Eligibility : 12th pass in any discipline with minimum 45% marks. Students appearing for 12th exam can also apply.
The program is structured with a blend of industry and academic requirements together in a purposeful manner to serve the specific purpose of vibrant and constant changing hotel and catering industry. The prime focus is to develop Skills and Innovation by constantly updating technology in hotel industry. This is 3 years divided into 6 semester degree program in which students would learn about different avenues and aspects of hotel industry focused mainly on the Culinary Skills.
The first year would be focused on fundamental principles and concepts of food production and culinary arts. There would be combination of practical and theory along with core competencies and general education. In second year students are exposed towards more in depth core culinary skills such as Continental, Tex Mex, Mediterranean, Oriental, Bakery and Confectionary arts & general education along with direct and free elective subjects. Elective subjects are offered such as food styling and food photography as new career into hotel industry. Fifth semester is entirely focused on specialized culinary skills and advance bakery skills. Many major general and free electives are offered such as Food Journalism, Food Health Psychology and Food Ayurveda. In the last semester students will be interviewed by various star hotels around the country. Students would be selected for management trainee or hotel operation trainee internship program for 20 weeks. Further students may continue as a job in the same hotels selected by hotels. Students will be awarded as Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts degree after successful completion of internship.
Career in Hotel / Restaurant:
The students are provided career options as per their choice while internship training in star hotels. There are numerous opportunities available in hotel & tourism sector such as chefs in various sections-Indian, Chinese, continental or cold kitchen or hot kitchen, food servers.
Career in catering industry:
Students are provided with various opportunities in industrial and commercial catering industry. Students have a wide scope to choose from Event Management, corporate catering, and industrial catering. Which may lead to entrepreneurship in respective businesses.
Career in fast food and Quick Service Industry:
This is very fast growing sector in food service industry. Thousands of national and international outlets opened in India. It could be pizza, burger or sandwiches.
Bakery and confectionaries:
Many domestic and foreign bakery outlet have set up their businesses in India. Student has great opportunity to develop career in such bakery unit.
Food styling/food photographer/food analyst:
Now a days we find lots of media coverage and promotion done on television through various food shows and food competitions. Food Stylists and Food Photographers are in high Demand in Advertising and Marketing Industry.
Career in Transport:
Various opportunities are available in Cruise Line and Airline Industries.
Many students opt for starting catering units in commercial, industrial or institutional canteens. There are many startups in restaurants, bars, fast food units, hotels and lodging businesses. There are millions of people working in unorganized and organized hotel sector. Recently, Government of India is boosting tourism and hotel sector by providing training and start up programs to open new outlets. It does help to develop more facilities to travelers around India. There is tremendous potential and scope in tourism and hotel sector to absorb and provide large number of jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities.