Individuals that are interested in an introduction to culinary arts as well as those interested in cooking as a hobby, and amateurs interested in enhancing their cooking techniques.
On our fast track Certificate in Professional Cookery you will learn the fundamentals of cooking. The course combines practical classes together with theoretical sessions enabling you to start your career as a junior cook.
At the end of the course you will be familiar with classical and contemporary cooking techniques enabling you to start to cook professionally. Not only will you learn how to become creative, but you will also learn about other aspects of working, kitchen organization and operations, food safety and hygiene, and a bit of menu planning and costing.
During the intensive 10 week-course you will have a mix of demonstrations and practical classes with our celebrity chefs. You will be in kitchen sessions for almost 15 hours per week plus assist the executive chef on certain days in producing meals for the students. 4-6 additional hours will be spent in theory classes per week.
The fresh, exciting and relevant classes offered by Alpine Center suited my needs perfectly. ...read more
To achieve my goals, I trusted with all my heart Swiss Alpine Center, which provided me great learning opportunities, encouraged me all the way for self-improvement and rendered this lifelong education process an exciting journey that one does not want to end. ...read more
The program of study is so comprehensive that now at the end of my studies I can’t just believe how much I have learned about the details that are so important and make a difference in a successful hotel operation. ...read more
Alpine Center provides courses that cover a wide and valuable range of issues concerning the spa industry and how to operate a spa facility efficiently and effectively. ...read more
Swiss Alpine Center, one of the premier Hospitality & Tourism Business Schools in Europe, was my first and final choice when I decided to further my education. ...read more
I am a proud graduate of the Alpine Centre, the Swiss Business School for Hotel & Tourism Management. Being from Lebanon, I chose to study at this Swiss school’s campus located in Greece. ...read more
Hospitality Management was not my first choice but it was my final one, I had a passion to work with the people and help the environment. ...read more
I learned how to take initiatives, be responsible, and become a valuable team member, which is key to a successful career ...read more
I have completed my most unforgettable internship in the luxurious 5-star St Regis Hotel in Doha, Qatar: a 5 months’ internship filled with challenges, learning new skills and techniques ...read more
I hold two qualifications: A Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management from Alpine Center and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. ...read more
I find the training I have received at the Four Seasons Astir Vouliagmeni, prior to its opening, most inspiring. I feel privileged and can foresee a brilliant career ahead of me. ...read more
The name “Alpine Center” is synonymous with eminent success and high-reaching progress through setting goals and achieving them. ...read more
The biggest thank you to all to all my lecturers over the years. You were the best I could ever hope for! ...read more
My learning experience was beyond expectations. I obtained a sound grasp of the global event industry and advanced my skills in event management. ...read more
I took control of my professional development and studied at my own pace and on my own schedule. Two years later I am so pleased to have learned so much and have earned the prestigious awards from both Alpine & AHLEI. ...read more