Master in Gastronomy and Sweet Cuisine

Program Presentation

Discover with this master's degree the synergies between the sweet and savory world. You will learn about raw materials, treatments, techniques, confectionery, trends in cooking and the sweet world and cuisines of the world.

Gastronomy continues to evolve with new techniques and trends. Continuous training is, therefore, the best tool to stand out as a professional. With this objective in mind, we have designed an eminently practical program that allows you to learn about the synergies between cooking and the sweet world. The goal is to help you become a versatile professional capable of meeting the needs of the sector.

September 2022
7.500 €
Spanish
On-site
60 ECTS
12 available places
Castellon, Spain. Europe
Internship: 2 months

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This program is aimed at those who want to go further in their career. Here you can learn from the best in technique, avant-garde, innovation and trends in gastronomy and sweet cuisine.

The ideal profile of the master’s student is that of a graduate in the field of gastronomy or pastry. Although the admissions committee may accept candidates without a university degree who prove adequate experience.

  • Middle or higher degrees, technical studies or diplomas in gastronomy and / or pastry.
  • Non-regulated studies in gastronomy and / or confectionery carried out in other reference centers.
  • Experience in the gastronomy sector, whether in cooking, catering or pastry.

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

1

The best gastronomic training center we have ever seen. There is nothing like Gasma

Torres Brothers

1

A unique experience. I’ve had the best pastry teachers.

Ana Boquín. Contemporary Pastry Master's Student

1

Gasma teaches how to make profitable haute cuisine.

Jordi Rosell. Management teacher

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

1

The best gastronomic training center we have ever seen. There is nothing like Gasma

Torres Brothers

1

A unique experience. I’ve had the best pastry teachers.

Ana Boquín. Contemporary Pastry Master's Student

1

Gasma teaches how to make profitable haute cuisine.

Jordi Rosell. Management teacher

Master's Objectives

This program specializes in discovering the synergies between the sweet and savory world, providing knowledge on raw materials, treatments, techniques, trends and world cuisines. A solid base to develop innovative proposals.
  • Discover the synergy between the sweet and savory world and develop innovative proposals.
  • Travel through the cuisines of the world to merge them with current proposals.
  • Delve into the treatment and knowledge of raw materials.
  • Practice classic kitchen techniques to extract their essence and learn more innovative ones to enhance your creativity.
  • Learn about the latest international trends.
  • Being able 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.

Content

Gastronomic Techniques

Technical knowledge is a fundamental tool for achieving attractive gastronomic proposals. This master’s degree ranges from classic techniques to the most avant-garde, along with the management of creativity as a common thread.

The objectives of this content block are to know and apply different types of pre-elaborations. You will discover the characteristics of product treatments, the most current avant-garde techniques and the machinery and processes involved in them so that you achieve the expected results in your elaborations.

Trends

Gastronomic trends are the guidelines that rule over market demand. For this reason, this master reviews the latest proposals in savory and sweet cuisine.

You will delve into the most current gastronomic trends and proposals. We will provide a global vision that will cover both the conceptual and the technical point of view of culinary trends. This knowledge will allow you to obtain the tools that will enable you to develop current and innovative gastronomic proposals.

Sweet Cuisine

The program covers everything from the basics of classic bakery and confectionery to the latest avant-garde dessert techniques. You will delve into the properties of the raw materials, the new market trends and the most innovative proposals: this way you will be able to make a quality sweet gastronomic offer.

Master’s Final Project

The master’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.

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

The training programs have several starting calls per academic year. The admission process to the first call closes when the enrollment places are exhausted, at which point the admission process for the next call begins. 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 it to be held successfully are not met.

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

4.120 € * Within 48 hours of confirming admission

First payment

3.230 € * 30 days after the start of the master’s degree

TOTAL

7.500 €

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

4.120 € * Within 48 hours of confirming admission

First payment

3.230 € *30 days after the start of the master’s degree

TOTAL

7.500 €

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.

Slide

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

The 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

  • Pastry chef

  • Pastry Chef de Partie in hospitality and catering

  • Culinary Technician

  • Teacher in gastronomic field

  • Gastronomic advisor

  • Gastronomic entrepreneurship

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 master's degree have internships?
Yes. The Master's Degree in Gastronomy and Sweet Cuisine 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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