Program Summary

ARE YOU LOOKING TO ACHIEVE THE RESIDENTIAL SECTION OF YOUR DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD AND NEED A UNIQUE HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE TO BE THE CHERRY ON TOP OF THE CAKE? WELL, YOU ARE IN LUCK!


 
Yummy Jobs are proud to announce that in collaboration with the Swiss Education Group we are now a DofE AAP (Approved Activity Provider). Think outside the box for your Duke of Edinburgh's Residential Award and take your experience international.  
 
World of Cuinary Arts have 1-8 week courses. Hands-on hospitality experience in the days followed by group evening activities, this is perfect for those wanting to complete their residential DofE programme while learning an invaluable life skill with a Swiss twist.
 
 
World of Culinary Arts Pricing
 
1 week: CHF 2450.-
2 weeks: CHF 4900.-
3 weeks: CHF 7350.-
Each additional week: CHF 2450.-
 

 
 
 
Want to know more or reserve a spot? Get in touch with us at nickie@swisseducation.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
CULINARY MODULES (1 WEEK EACH)
 
European Cuisines | Swiss, Italian, French and Spanish
Culinary Entrepreneurship | Food Concept Design
Global Culinary Trends | Vegan, Pop-Ups, Food Trucks, and High-End Gastronomy
Chocolate & Pastry | Swiss Chocolate and Pastry
 
ACTIVITIES
 
• Morning & Afternoon Cooking Classes
• Evening Activities | Chef Master Classes, Food Innovation Incubators, Movies, Games, etc.
• Weekly Excursions | Alimentarium Food Museum, Food Hack, Farmer’s Market, Bakeries, Chocolatiers, Michelin Star Kitchens, etc.
 
 
CLASS ATMOSPHERE
 
Hospitality, also known as the art of welcoming guests, is today’s fastest globally growing industry. It opens a great number of career opportunities around the world. To succeed in this domain, you will need leadership abilities, entrepreneurship and excellent communication skills.
 
TEACHING FACILITIES
 
Our teaching facilities in Montreux and Le Bouveret are modern and offer great learning conditions for the contemporary hospitality trade, with brand new demonstration kitchens.
 
CERTIFICATE
 
At the end of your stay, you will be awarded a certificate, mentioning the learning programme you participated in. It will help you in your future studies and the building of your career.
 
LEVEL OF ENGLISH
 
Swiss Education Academy does not require any official proof of your level of English. However, all classes are taught in English, so we encourage you to make sure that you will be able to follow, for your own comfort.
 
THE TEACHERS
 
Most of our teachers work as instructors at Swiss Education Group schools all year round but we also work with several specialists whom we invite to share their knowledge and experience.
 
TEACHING METHODS
 
Teachers are encouraged to use flexible and diverse teaching methods and techniques. Classes include theoretical knowledge and practice work. You will have the opportunity to work on both individual and group projects. There will be approximately 12 students per culinary class.
 
COURSE STRUCTURE
 
Classes are taught in the morning, from 8:30 to 12:30, Monday to Friday. Some classes are not taught on a weekly basis, please consult the application form for more information.

World of Culinary Arts Pricing

1 week: CHF 2450.-
2 weeks: CHF 4900.-
3 weeks: CHF 7350.-
Each additional week: CHF 2450.-
 
Accommodation: All students will be allocated double rooms
Airport Transfers: CHF 175.- each way
Health & Accident Insurance: CHF 45.-/week (mandatory for non-EU participants)
Enrolment Fees: CHF 110.-
 
 
Want to know more or book a place on this exciting experience? Get in touch with us at Nickie@swisseducation.co.uk
 
FREE FAM TRIPS for DofE leaders
Contact Nickie@swisseducation.co.uk for further details
 
 
LOCATION
 
Montreux and Le Bouveret face each other on the banks of Lake Geneva, in one of the prettiest regions of Switzerland. Both are hosts to numerous international schools and thousands of tourists come to contemplate the sights, every month.
 
Montreux is also very well known for its beautiful landscaping and the Montreux Jazz festival, which attracts visitors from around the world, every July.
 
ACCOMMODATION IN MONTREUX
 
Students stay in the Freddie Mercury building, in the heart of Montreux. Swiss Education Group inaugurated the building in 2018, and all amenities are state of the art. It is ideally located in the center of Montreux, near the train station and a 5-minute walk from the lake. The building accommodates students from Swiss Hospitality Club and Swiss Culinary Club.
 
In Montreux, students stay in double rooms included in the price of the programme. Each room has its own private bathroom and is cleaned by onsite personnel once a week during the stay.
 
ACCOMMODATION IN LE BOUVERET
 
The Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland campus offers kitchen facilities of the highest standards. It is located on the bank of Lake Geneva, with a splendid view of the Vaud Riviera. It is dedicated to students from the Swiss Culinary Club programme, with the company providing transportation for the daily commute.
 
MEALS
 
Our chefs create varied menus on a daily basis, to make sure our students have all they need to enjoy the day. On Le Bouveret campus, students from the Swiss Culinary Club will have several opportunities to prepare their own
meals.
 
MONDAY TO FRIDAY
 
From Monday to Friday, we offer three meals a day:
 
breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each meal is in the form of a buffet, with salads, main courses, dessert, fruits
and beverages. Students are free to help themselves according to their appetite.
 
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
 
Days made for sleeping in! Breakfast and lunch make way for an enjoyable brunch, also in the form of a buffet. The afternoon activity is followed by dinner as usual.