New Delhi: The Academy of Pastry & Culinary Arts (APCA) starts their new session for Culinary Diploma Program. The course is primed at those who envision to work as a cuisine chef for 5-star hotels, leading restaurants or as an entrepreneur.
The intake of the new session will commence from 28th June in Bangalore, 19th July in Gurugram & 13th September in Mumbai. Highly experienced & decorated chefs will be conducting the classes that primarily focus on hands-on training, earlier the teaching facilities for the culinary program were only available in Bangalore and Mumbai centers of APCA and from June, the hands-on Culinary program will also be conducted from the Gurugram center. The study regime starts with basic topics like principles of cooking, Knife skill, cutting technique, Soups, Grain & Pasta etc and goes on to master internal cuisines like Classical French, Italian, Molecular Gastronomy, etc. There is an extensive coverage of Indian cuisines as well. Also, certification from City & Guilds, London and Skill India adds to options for exploring employment opportunities around the world.
Some of the Key features of the program are highlighted below:
– This course is handcrafted for beginners
– Classes from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5pm – 1440 hours of complete hands on training
– Maximum of 16 students in a batch
– Training from chefs of International Repute
– Students will be granted an international recognized diploma by City & Guilds UK and Skill India
– Internship & Placement with branded hotels & leading bakery chains
Sharing his views on the start of the new session, Chef Niklesh Sharma, Founder of APCA says, “APCA has always aspired to develop some world class Chefs not only in India but also in the sub-continent. The Culinary courses that we have, provides a good platform to students that are interested in learning various international cuisines. From this month we are also beginning the Culinary hands-on training program from our Gurugram center, this will help in providing the young Chefs with more options nationwide”
Adding to this, he says, “Earlier, students used to go to Europe for such training programs, but with expert faculty from Europe, the students are not only trained at par with foreign institutes but also save 60% of their total cost”
This finely crafted 9 month course will provide training from scratch and then take the young chefs to the advanced level. This will help in increasing dexterity of the chefs over all major international cuisines. The fee structure of the entire course is RS. 6,00,000 + GST.
About Academy of Pastry Arts (APCA):
Academy of Pastry Arts is an esteemed group of professional culinary and pastry schools with Pan- Asia presence in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore. Its journey started in 2010 with a flagship school in Malaysia and today, the company is growing exponentially and plans to be in Dubai and Indonesia soon. Their infrastructure speaks volumes with a cumulative area of about 80,000 Sq Ft consisting of 50 kitchens and other facilities like amphitheatre, cafeteria etc. With such amenities, it can be safely said that we are the biggest brand in Asia.