Diploma in Culinary Arts*

Where Enthusiasm Meets Culinary Excellence


    Diploma in Culinary Arts*  is a 1-year programme to train students to develop the professional skills required to become a Chef.

    The programme provides an essential blend of theory and practical exposure to make a successful career in the culinary domain of the hospitality sector. The initial phase of the programme provides an opportunity to acquire fundamental skills.

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    Programme Highlights

    • Advanced Curriculum that blends Operations, Management, and leadership courses and is updated as per the Industry Requirements.
    • Regular engagement with Industry professionals through guest lectures, Hotel and Restaurant Visits, Workshops etc.
    • Advanced labs to gain Hands-on Experience in Kitchen Lab, Training Restaurant with Bar, Guest Room Lab, Reception and Front Office Lab, Linen and Laundry Lab
    • Students will operate a pop-up restaurant and will develop a skilled culinarian with the outlook and mindset of an entrepreneur.
    • Brilliant networking & employment opportunities through continuous interactions with Industry Professionals.
    • Internship and Placement opportunities in 5 Star hotels, Airlines, Cruise Line and Clubs
    • Global Exposure: International paid visit to attend 2 weeks of summer school at a Prestigious European university.
    • Free Uniform and Kit worth Rs 15000.

    Why choose SOHMCT?

    Final year specializations in Food Production, Food and Beverage Service or Accommodation Management

    Academic Partnerships with all leading hotel brands like Roseate, Fairmont, Radisson etc.

    Option of International Internships and Placements

    Right blend of Operations, Management, and leadership courses

    Sizzle Your Way

    to Success

    Our Diploma in Culinary Arts*  curriculum is meticulously designed to provide students with comprehensive training in the art and science of culinary excellence. From foundational cooking techniques to advanced culinary skills, students will immerse themselves in a hands-on learning environment that prepares them for success in the dynamic culinary industry.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction to Cookery
    • Bakery and Confectionary
    • Hygiene and Sanitation
    • Nutrition, Health & Safety
    • Food Costing
    • Cookery-Multiple International Cuisines
    • Larder-Cold Cuts and Recipes
    • Food and Beverage Operations
    • Campus to Corporate Level-I
    • Hot Kitchen
    • Indian Sweets and Desserts
    • Slow Food and Gastronomic Practices
    • Regional Indian Cuisine
    • Food Blogging and Photography
    • Campus to Corporate Level-II
    • Safe Food Practices
    • Hotel French
    • OJT (3 Months) Or
    • OJT (6 Months)

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    Offered in association with the top players in the hospitality industry, the Diploma in Culinary Arts*  graduates continue to secure a series of excellent internships and placement opportunities at some of the finest entities like Oberoi Group of Hotels, Tulip Star Group of Hotels, Vistaro, Leela Palaces, Ambassador Group of Hotels, and Casino Group of Hotels.

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    Career Options

    Our Diploma in Culinary Arts*  programme opens doors to a multitude of exciting career paths within the vibrant hospitality industry. Graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to thrive in various roles, including:

    • Culinary Specialist: Excelling in the art of cooking and culinary innovation, graduates become sought-after chefs in top restaurants, mastering diverse cuisines.
    • Catering Management: Many graduates specialize in managing catering services for a wide range of events and businesses, ensuring exceptional food quality and service.
    • Food Stylist: Leveraging their creativity and culinary expertise, graduates excel in arranging and presenting food for visual media, advertising, and food photography.
    • Culinary Entrepreneurship: Equipped with entrepreneurial skills, graduates establish successful ventures in the culinary industry, such as food trucks, bakeries, or specialty food stores.

    Hear straight from our Students


    I am excited to share my experience as a Diploma in Culinary arts student at K.R. Mangalam University. My experience here has been nothing short of extraordinary, and I am confident that selecting this programme was one of the best decisions I have ever made.


    K.R. Mangalam's campus life is vibrant and diverse, fostering a sense of community among students. The university encourages extracurricular activities, and I have participated in a variety of hospitality-related events, competitions, and clubs. These activities not only enhanced my academic experience, but also assisted me in developing important interpersonal and leadership skills.

    Siya Narula

    K.R. Mangalam University's faculty goes above and beyond to help students grow academically and personally. They are approachable, encouraging, and always willing to offer advice. My mentorship has been instrumental in shaping my career goals and preparing me for the industry's challenges.

    Vashnu Goswami

    The Diploma in Culinary arts programme at K.R. Mangalam University has been a rewarding and transformative experience. The extensive curriculum, hands-on training, and supportive environment not only prepared me for a successful career in the hospitality industry, but also instilled in me a desire for excellence and a commitment to lifelong learning. I am proud to be a member of the K.R. Mangalam University community and would strongly recommend this programme to anyone looking to succeed in the exciting world of hotel management and catering technology.


    • Culinary Skills

      Use the proper methods to assess market trends based on conventional cuisine and service styles, as well as the current client profile and preferences for food service.


    • Communication

      Possess the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas, to develop and present arguments, and to persuade and advocate a position.


    • Operational Competency

      Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism with required skills and knowledge attributes required to perform in chosen operational contexts in the service sector, contributing effectively in diverse settings.


    • Creativity and Innovation

      The ability to recognize and seize opportunities for innovation and new venture creation in the hospitality industry.


    • To educate the learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to be employable in the hospitality industry and competitive in the job market.


    • To educate the learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to be employable in the hospitality industry and competitive in the job market.


    • To be able to assume employment in the hospitality industry in the food production operations in a hotel, restaurant, food service, sales, or related business field.


    • Knowledge Development

      It aims to provide graduates with a basic understanding of professional cookery and professional development, awareness about culinary and hospitality industry and to be at pace with the ever-challenging domain of culinary management.


    • Hands on Learning

      It involves students to be hands on and learn through applied learning. Concepts like farm to fork, sustainable practices, organic farming etc. are taught through experiential learning.


    • Experiential learning

      Through culinary tours, hotel, restaurant, and factory visits.


    • Culinary Skills

      Learn and execute the food production cycle and analyze food production management through preparing the food items of a commercial standard and to offer them to potential customers.


    • Creativity and Innovation

      It engages students in challenging, exciting, academically rigorous, and relevant activities related to becoming a successful culinary professional.


    • Communication

      Communicate knowledge, skills, and ideas with clarity and coherence to develop and influence collaborative and cooperative relationships with core stakeholders.


    Financial Assistance

    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

    • Quick and Instant

    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest.

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years.

    MBA Degree

    100% Sponsored MBA for Outstanding Undergraduates

    KRMU takes pride in nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. To honor and encourage academic excellence, we offer a distinctive sponsorship scheme: Exceptional undergraduates have the opportunity to pursue an MBA at KRMU with 100% sponsorship. This initiative is our commitment to investing in the bright minds that have demonstrated remarkable academic achievements during their undergraduate studies.

    Embark on an MBA journey without financial constraints and unlock your full potential. At KRMU, we provide more than just an education; we offer a pathway to excellence and success in the business world. Seize this opportunity to transform your academic prowess into a thriving career.

    • The student must be enrolled in an undergraduate course at KRMU and needs to score more than 8.0 CGPA

    • The student must have 75% or more attendance during the whole course period

    • Students must clear all of the papers/exams across the tenure in the first attempt

    • The student should not have any disciplinary charges against him/her during the whole period of their undergraduate degree

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Our Diploma in Culinary Arts*  is celebrated for its exceptional blend of hands-on culinary training and creative culinary exploration. Its unique aspect lies in our dedication to nurturing innovation in cooking, coupled with thorough training in diverse culinary techniques. The programme is led by a team of seasoned chefs and culinary specialists, providing students an opportunity to learn from top professionals in the field.

    Practical learning is a core element of our Culinary Arts diploma. Students engage in interactive cooking workshops, innovative recipe creation sessions, and hands-on catering projects. We believe true culinary expertise is gained through direct experience, which is a fundamental principle of our course design.

    Maintaining a cutting-edge curriculum is a priority for our Culinary Arts diploma. We regularly revise our syllabus to include the newest culinary trends and techniques, both in cooking and presentation. The program also features guest lectures and seminars led by renowned culinary professionals, keeping our students in tune with contemporary culinary practices.

    Yes, our diploma program provides significant international exposure. Students have opportunities for overseas study trips, collaborations with global culinary institutes, and participation in international culinary competitions, all of which expand their global culinary understanding and readiness for international careers.

    Sustainability and ethical practices are integral to our curriculum. We emphasize responsible culinary methods, including ethical sourcing of ingredients, reducing food waste, and considering ethical aspects in food preparation and serving.

    Students in the Culinary Arts diploma can partake in various activities such as culinary clubs, cooking contests, gastronomic workshops, and food festivals. These events not only refine their cooking skills but also help in building their professional portfolios and provide essential networking opportunities within the culinary industry.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey