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A Professional culinary career equates to a strict schedule and hard work! Its a job where you always learning and constantly reading, tasting new recipes and stepping out of your comfort zone to successful in the culture of food.

Pankaj Bhadouria Culinary Academy (PBCA) offers two professional programs –
Diploma in Cookery and Diploma in Bakery. If you’re looking for a career in food production & catering, setting up a business enterprise of international standards or qualifying to take up employment as a Commis / Assistant Chef in the hospitality industry, our International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) will initiate you on the right path. Both of our 1-Year diplomas are accredited by City & Guilds, London.


One-Year Professional Diploma Program in Culinary Arts

Our One-Year Diploma Program in Culinary Arts is a complete course in hotel and restaurant kitchen training. It will prepare you for a job in the restaurant industry. The course includes both theoretical, as well as, practical knowledge of food production, kitchen management, menu planning, kitchen planning etc. that are indispensable for any chef.

On completion of this course, you would be able to work in the kitchen of hotels and restaurants as Head Cook/Chef/Baker. You would also be able to lead a group of Chefs/Cooks effectively and efficiently handle jobs like menu planning, recipes development, cost control and inventory management. The best part of the course is that it also we offer 100% work placement* to the students at the end of the program.

Course Structure of the One-Year Diploma Program in Culinary Arts

Semester 1

  1. Introduction to culinary arts.
  2. Safety at work
  3. Food safety
  4. Kitchen maintenance and design
  5. Menu planning and nutrition
  6. Preparation, cooking and service of stocks, sauces and soups
  7. Preparation, cooking and service of Vegetables and pulses
  8. Project Submission

Semester 2

  1. Preparation cooking and service of farinaceous pasta and rice dishes
  2. Preparation, cooking and service of meat and poultry dishes
  3. Preparation, cooking and service of fish and shellfish dishes
  4. Preparation, cooking and service of pastry dishes
  5. Preparation, cooking and service of eggs and savories
  6. Preparation, cooking and service of cold food dishes

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate should have secured 45% in HSC or Class 10 equivalent from any recognised state board or university for admission. The course is of 1 (one) year duration with additional 6 (six) months training.


One-Year Professional Diploma Program in Bakery & Patisserie

The 1-year Diploma program is complete course in bakery & patisserie training that will prepare you for a job in the Bakery / Hotel industry. The course includes both the theoretical, as well as, practical knowledge of preparation of bakery and patisseries principles, hot and cold desserts, that are indispensable for any baker.

On completion of this course, you would be able to work in the kitchen of hotels/restaurants as Baker/Chef. You would also be able to lead a group of chefs/cooks and efficiently handle jobs like menu planning, recipes development, cost control, and inventory management. Our placement cell also offers placement assistance* to the students at the end of the program.

Course Structure of the One-Year Diploma Program in Bakery & Patisserie

Semester 1

  1. Safety at work
  2. Food Safety in Catering
  3. Prepare, cook and finish cake, biscuits and sponge products
  4. Prepare, cook and finish pastry products
  5. Prepare, cook and finish dough products

Semester 2

  1. Prepare, cook and finish dough products contd.
  2. Prepare, cook and finish hot desserts and puddings
  3. Prepare, cook and finish could desserts
  4. Pastisserie Principles
  5. Project Submission
  6. Internship

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate should have secured 45% in HSC or Class 10 equivalent from any recognised state board or university for admission. The course is of 1 (one) year duration with additional 6 (six) months training.


Explore the world of Culinary Excellence

Learn the culinary arts with a Masterchef. Our courses opens the door to become:

  • Chefs in Restaurant/Hotels
  • Cruise Line Chef
  • Catering Manager
  • Nutritionist / Dietician
  • TV Food Show Consultant
  • Restaurant Owner
  • Airline Chef
  • Health Wellness Chef
  • Culinary Instructor
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Bakery

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