Contemporary Cuisine Diploma

Study contemporary cuisine

Culinary Arts gets inspiration from the latest trends, the most avant-garde techniques and the influence of international gastronomy to continue evolving. This university diploma covers all these aspects so that the student is able to face the challenges that arise in an innovative, specialized and current way.

September 2022
5.800 €
Spanish
On-site
50 ECTS
12 places available
Castellón, Spain
Internships: 2 months

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University diplomas are designed taking into account the practical aspect of the gastronomic sector. Both the skills acquired in previous studies and professional experience are put into play to respond to the needs of the labor market. These titles are focused on achieving a specialization, a re-orientation of professional life or personal growth through global training.

If you do not have a university degree, but you do have professional experience in the sector, this is your opportunity to continue learning.

  • Experience in the gastronomy sector, whether in cooking, catering or pastry.
  • Middle or higher degrees, technical studies or diplomas in gastronomy and / or pastry.
  • Professionals in the sector interested in improving their potential with new techniques and knowledge.

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

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In Gasma I have had an unforgettable experience. Especially for all the chefs I have been able to meet.

Federica Mazzocchetti. Contemporary Cuisine Diploma Alumni

1

Gasma has changed my life. I have had the opportunity to learn with the best chef in the world.

Giorgia Cantarini. Contemporary Cuisine Diploma Alumni

1

Gasma is one of the best places I have ever been. It has a spectacular future.

Oliver Fernández. Guest Chef

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

1

In Gasma I have had an unforgettable experience. Especially for all the chefs I have been able to meet.

Federica Mazzocchetti. Contemporary Cuisine Diploma Alumni

1

Gasma has changed my life. I have had the opportunity to learn with the best chef in the world.

Giorgia Cantarini. Contemporary Cuisine Diploma Alumni

1

Gasma is one of the best places I have ever been. It has a spectacular future.

Oliver Fernández. Guest Chef

Diploma's Objectives

The main objective is to provide students with a global vision of what it means to be a chef today. For this, it is as important to master the fundamentals of international cuisine as it is to be up to date with the latest trends or to be able to apply the most innovative techniques to develop an original gastronomic proposal.

  • Learn the fundamentals of international cuisine: travel through the world's cuisines, both in terms of techniques and products.
  • Learn the bases on which the current cuisine is based.
  • Delve into the classic techniques to extract all the essence of the kitchen.
  • Dominate green cuisine as one of the great trends leading today's gastronomy.
  • Develop your creative potential to configure a unique and original gastronomic offer.
  • Take advantage of networking: promote your own gastronomic community thanks to contact with the chefs and professionals who participate in your training.

Contents of the Diploma

Technique and Creativity

Innovation in these two disciplines makes the difference in current gastronomic proposals. We put at your disposal the creativity management mechanisms, as well as the most appropriate techniques.

Technification of classicism

Current cuisine and its return to its origins, which are so fashionable today, require a profound knowledge of classical academicism within each of the gastronomic aspects.

Green Cuisine

The green revolution is promoting the importance that vegetables hold in the kitchen. Here you study the product, its treatment and self-supply systems.

Trends

Japanese, Ibero-American, Southeast Asian cuisine…: they are all defining the current gastronomic scene. We show you the techniques and raw materials of the world’s cuisines in vogue.

Diploma's Final Project

The Diploma’s Final Project will allow you to put into practice all the knowledge acquired, by presenting a personal gastronomic proposal, adapted to current market trends. This project is an exercise in integrating all the content received.

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Internships

In the gastronomic field, the practical aspect is of vital importance. In your internships, you will apply all the knowledge in a real work situation, which will enable you to enter the labor market highly prepared.

You will develop your skills and experience professional praxis, without forgetting that you will come into contact with companies related to your training, thus improving insertion in the labor market and favoring employability.

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+100

Internship Agreements

+300

Trained Students

26.500

m2 Facilities

+200

Professionals in our Culinary Team

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+100

Convenios de prácticas

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+300

Alumnos formados

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26.500

m2 Instalaciones

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+200

Profesionales Culinary Team

Admission and fees

El plazo de presentación de solicitudes permanecerá abierto hasta completar el aforo de la formación (plazas limitadas). El programa, las fechas, los precios y los docentes están sujetos a cambios. Gasma se reserva el derecho a cancelar el programa si considera que no se cumplen los requisitos para que se pueda celebrar con éxito.

What does the fee include?

  • Management of curricular (mandatory) and extracurricular (voluntary) internships.
  • Access to personal locker.
  • Access to Gasma library.
  • Attendance to master classes, conferences and extracurricular seminars scheduled for our students.
  • All food products used in class are included in the fees.
  • 1 Jacket, Pants, 1 chef's hat, 1 apron.

Calls

In the following drop-down you can check the prices of the present open call and the next available calls.

September 2022

Registration fee

150 € *Refundable in case of not being admitted

Place reservation

3.560 € *Within 48 hours of confirming admission

First payment

2.090 € *30 days after the start of the master’s degree

TOTAL

5.800 €

International Fee

600€ International students only (optional)

The deadline for submitting applications will remain open until the capacity of the course is completed (limited places)

March 2023

Registration fee

150 € *Refundable in case of not being admitted

Place reservation

3.560 € *Within 48 hours of confirming admission

First payment

2.090 € *30 days after the start of the master’s degree

TOTAL

5.800 €

International Fee

600€ International students only (optional)

The deadline for submitting applications will remain open until the capacity of the course is completed (limited places)

Admission process

To apply for admission, please follow the process indicated in the following graphic.
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1. ADMISSION APPLICATION

Signing up is easy: you must fill out the admission form. Then we will contact you by email so that you can complete the last step: pay your registration fee. Don't worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund the fee.

2. INTERVIEW

Within 24 hours of receiving your application, we will convene you for a personal interview * with a member of Gasma's teaching or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and assess their knowledge in the sector and their aptitudes for the program.

In this interview, we will indicate all the documents that you must provide to complete your application.

3. EVALUATION

After the personal interview, the Admissions Committee will assess your application.
Once your application has been evaluated, we will inform you of the result.

4. RESERVATION

If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process is over.

To ensure your place it is necessary that you formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the registration fee has been paid, remember that you must send the following information at profesionales@gasma.es
ID / Passport, Curriculum, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.

Slide

1. ADMISSION APPLICATION

Signing up is easy: you must fill out the admission form. Then we will contact you by email so that you can complete the last step: pay your registration fee. Don't worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund the fee.

Slide

2. INTERVIEW

Within 24 hours of receiving your application, we will convene you for a personal interview * with a member of Gasma's teaching or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and assess their knowledge in the sector and their aptitudes for the program.

In this interview, we will indicate all the documents that you must provide to complete your application.

Slide

3. EVALUATION

After the personal interview, the Admissions Committee will assess your application.
Once your application has been evaluated, we will inform you of the result.

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4. RESERVATION

If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process is over.

To ensure your place it is necessary that you formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the registration fee has been paid, remember that you must send the following information at profesionales@gasma.es
ID / Passport, Curriculum, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.

* In case of not being able to attend in person, the interview can also be done via Skype.

Career opportunities

he world of gastronomy has a marked interdisciplinary character. There is a great variety of activities related to the gastronomic and culinary sector developing different professional profiles. Among others:
  • Restaurant chef

  • Culinary technician

  • Gastronomy teacher

  • Product technician

  • Gastronomic entrepreneurship

  • Design of gastronomic offer

  • Gastronomic Consultancy

Frequently asked questions
Where is Gasma located?
Gasma is located in Castellón de la Plana (Valencian Community), Spain. The nearest airport is Valencia International Airport (70 km). Our city is 2 hours by train from Barcelona and just under 3 hours from the capital of Spain, Madrid.
Gasma – Gastronomic Campus
Avenida Enrique Gimeno, 67
12006 Castellón, Spain, EU
Phone: +34 964 217 649
In which language are the training sessions?
At the moment, master's programs and diplomas are taught only in Spanish. For the correct follow-up of the classes, a B2 level of Spanish is necessary. If Spanish isn't your first language, you'll be required to take a language test or certify your level.
What is the international fee?
Do you need help with the procedures prior to your arrival in Spain as an international student? Don't worry, our International Admissions Office has set up this package of exclusive services that will pave the way for you. You'll see how easy it is to settle in your new home!
This service, totally optional for international students, includes help in finding accommodation, assistance in managing residence documentation, collection and free first night of accommodation upon arrival in Spain, tourist information, leisure and culture so you can make the most of your stay, a transport card for your first trips around the city and the processing of a prepaid SIM card that will allow you to talk and surf the internet from the first moment.
I am an international student. What do I have to do?
Our international student body continues to grow. We have students from more than 75 nationalities. European students do not need a visa to come to study in Spain. On the other hand, non-European students must obtain the corresponding visa that includes authorization to stay in the country.
Students from certain countries are exempt from obtaining a visa as long as the stay in Spain does not exceed three months.
The visa will be requested and issued at the Spanish Consular Offices abroad. Once in Spain, Gasma offers non-EU students the optional International Fee service: with it, they can apply for the foreign student card through the Immigration Office or the corresponding police station within a month of their arrival.
Does this Diploma have internships?
Yes. The Contemporary Cuisine Diploma includes two months of internships that take place at the end of the classes. Here begins the best of your training. We offer you the possibility of choosing your internship among the hundreds of agreements that Gasma has with restaurants, workshops and gastronomic businesses throughout the Spanish and international geography. You can do your internship in capitals like Barcelona, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela, Lombardy (Italy), London, in countries like Austria, Denmark, USA, Canada, etc. You should know that many students get a job as a result of the internships they do. It is a unique opportunity to create your own network of contacts.
Who will be the teachers?
All our master's degrees and diplomas have a teaching staff made up of professionals with extensive experience and pedagogical capacity.
The organizational structure of our programs is made up of an academic coordinator who is joined by other expert professors from the different training areas of each degree to complete the teaching panel.
Depending on the title, each content module has the participation of knowledgeable experts: from chefs, food technology experts, nutritionists, producers, culinary business experts, managers, entrepreneurs, pastry chefs, sommeliers and dining room experts... All of them are part of our Culinary Team and will share their vision of gastronomy.
Does GASMA also offer accommodation?
To make your stay during your studies easier and more comfortable, Gasma maintains agreements with different organizations so that our students have nearby accommodation possibilities. Before your arrival you can choose and book your accommodation in an apartment, student residence, etc. Contact our admissions department to clarify any doubts regarding this topic.

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