A diploma to become a global chef and enter the world of professional cooking. With a specialized program that will train you from the basics to acquire all the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to become a chef.
|Location:||Castellón, Spain, Europe|
The university diplomas are designed with the practical side of the gastronomic sector in mind. Both the skills acquired in previous studies and professional experience are brought into play to respond to the needs of the labor market. These degrees 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. This diploma concentrates in a few months of classes all the knowledge to give a boost to your professional future.
You will learn the industry terminology, processes and organization that govern a professional kitchen so that you will always be familiar with the day-to-day workings of the gastronomic business.
In addition, you will learn about the different types of facilities and machinery of various business models to become a professional with the ability to adapt to the different challenges of a professional kitchen.
Learn about the raw material and its properties to acquire structure and establish the fundamental knowledge about food processes and technology in the world of cooking.
You will deepen your knowledge of the product from its origin, classification and composition to understand it from the point of view of its subsequent transformation in culinary processes, discovering the flavors, textures and properties that make each raw material unique.
For the final success of a dish it is necessary to have a deep knowledge about the correct treatment of the raw material prior to the culinary elaboration, the so-called pre-elaborations. In this diploma you will learn all about brines, marinades, macerations and specific treatment of each of the families of raw materials.
You will learn the basic operations that can be applied to each product: processing, preservation, etc.
Without technique there is no result, a professional cook needs a wide range of technical tools that allow him to express his creativity and adapt to any demand in the world of cooking.
You will learn and apply the different culinary techniques that govern the world of contemporary gastronomy. Deepening the study of classical culinary techniques that have served as the basis for the cuisine we know today to the most current avant-garde techniques.
The diploma 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 of integration of all the contents received.
The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places). The program, dates, prices and teachers are subject to change. Gasma reserves the right to cancel the program if it considers that the requirements for a successful program are not met.
In the following drop-down menu you can check the prices of the current open call and the next available calls.
150€ Reimbursable in case of non-admission
3.500 € To reserve your place
1250€ 30 days after the start of the diploma
650 € *International students only (optional)
The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places).
Admission and enrollment process
1. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Enrolling is easy: you must fill in the admission form. We will then contact you via email so that you can complete the last step: paying your registration fee. Don’t worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund your fee.
Within 24 hours of receiving your application, you will be scheduled for a personal interview* with a member of the Gasma faculty or admissions team.
The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and to assess their knowledge of the industry and their aptitude for the program.
In this interview, we will provide you with all the documents you must provide to complete your application.
After the personal interview the Admissions Committee will evaluate your application.
Once your application has been evaluated, we will inform you of the result.
If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process has been completed.
In order to secure your place, it is necessary to formalize the payment of the reservation.
Once the registration fee has been paid, remember to send to email@example.com the following information: ID/Passport, Resume, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.
Our international student body continues to grow. We have students of more than 75 nationalities. European students do not need a visa to study in Spain. On the other hand, non-European students must obtain the corresponding visa that includes the authorization to stay in the country.
Students from certain countries are exempt from obtaining a visa as long as their 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 one month of their arrival.
To make your stay easier and more comfortable during your studies, Gasma has agreements with various organizations to provide our students with nearby housing options. In advance of your arrival you will be able to choose and book your accommodation in an apartment, student residence, etc. Contact our admissions department to clarify any doubts regarding this issue.
All our masters and diplomas have a teaching staff composed of professionals with extensive experience and teaching skills.
The organizational structure of our programs is composed of an academic coordinator who is joined by other expert professors from the different training areas of each degree to complete the teaching panel.
Dependiendo del título, cada módulo de contenido cuenta con la participación de expertos conocedores del mismo: desde chefs, expertos en tecnología de los alimentos, nutricionistas, productores, expertos en negocios culinarios, gerentes, emprendedores, Pastry chefs, sumillers y expertos en sala…Todos ellos forman parte de nuestro Culinary Team y compartirán su visión sobre la gastronomía.
No. The Diploma in Sweet World Technique does not include external internships as it is an intensive course with continuous evaluation. The methodology of our programs is practical and participatory. This approach is what makes us unique: we move away from purely demonstrative classes and invite students to step forward and participate in them: cooking alongside the best, learning successful models from the experience of the best professionals. You don’t just observe, you learn by doing.
Do you need help with the arrangements prior to your arrival in Spain as an international student? Don’t worry, our International Admissions Office has put together this package of exclusive services that will smooth the way for you. You’ll see how easy it is to settle into your new home!
This service, completely optional for international students, includes help in finding accommodation, assistance in the management of residence documents, free pick-up and first night’s accommodation upon arrival in Spain, tourist, leisure and cultural information to make the most of your stay, a transportation 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 you arrive.
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