Faculty of culinary arts of MALAYSIA
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Today more than ever before, culinary arts professionals are regarded highly and are in demand worldwide. The ability to take an idea, fuse it with sensory knowledge, and masterfully invent a dish that both nurtures and gives pleasure to someone, is an art indeed.

Whether your dream is to invent amazing new dishes in posh restaurants and exotic hotels whilst mingling with society’s crème de la crème, or to set up your own gastronomical outlets; the path starts with laying a solid foundation that will arm you with the necessary fundamental knowledge, as well as lifetime industry mentors. This will secure you a stellar career as a world-class culinary professional wherever you choose to venture.

Why choose Malaysia?

 

Providing education to the existing 50.000 international students from more than 100 countries, Malaysia is a favored education destination!

  • It’s an economically sound and socially safe country!
  • It’s situated in a zone free from most natural disasters.
  • It has excellent transportation system.
  • It’s a nation of multi-ethnic people living in harmony offering visitors a unique multi-cultural experience.
  • It’s a food paradise with a wide range of cuisine comprising Malay, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Japanese and Western food.
  • It has an international standard and high quality education, which is closely monitored by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
  • It’s a country that uses English as one of its main languages.

About University

This University College of Hospitality was established as a niche education institution of higher learning dedicated to specializing and championing the growth and development of the hospitality, tourism and services industries.

It is Malaysia’s premier university college specializing in Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary and Business industry with an emphasis on experiential learning. Students acquire sound theoretical and practical knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers. Enrolling at this University offers students a unique opportunity to prepare themselves for their future careers in a manner that is unlike any other. Due to our rich heritage as a business conglomerate and in entrepreneurship, we clearly understand what it takes to enable our students to excel as young professionals. In other words, our training will increase their employ ability in the global marketplace, as evidenced by our interns being offered employment even before they graduate.

This University received its licence to operate as an institution of higher learning on November 15, 2008, offering programs related to Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary Arts, Business Management and Liberal Arts from foundation to postgraduate levels. Programs are offered under four (4) Faculties:

  • Faculty of Culinary Arts,
  • Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism,
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts,
  • Berjaya Business School.
  • English language courses and internship are also offered.

About Campus

 

University’s cosmopolitan city campus is situated within Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, in Berjaya Times Square. Students benefit from the integrated learning experience gained from the hospitality, tourism and service-related businesses within and surrounding the city campus. The city campus, totalling approximately 100.000 square feet, comprises chic and sleek facilities such as eclectic accommodation suites, high-tech lecture theaters, classrooms and seminar rooms, conference rooms, a Learning and Resource Center, dedicated computer laboratories with the latest software, fully-equipped preparation, production and pastry kitchens, bakery, culinary studio, culinary theater, show kitchen, fine-dining restaurant, cafe, deli, coffee and tea academy, oenology laboratory and a chocolate and sugar artistry laboratory, to name a few.

Being in the heart of the capital city also means being immersed in a vibrant and dynamic commercial and business environment, ideal as a live learning lab for anyone readying themselves to enter the workforce. Public transportation, amenities, entertainment, food, fashion, and culture abound around and the city campus, and the experience of this lifestyle is an invaluable learning all on its own.

 

 About Programs

 

SCHOOL OF CULINARY ARTS

 

Diploma in Culinary Arts

The Diploma in Culinary Arts program is designed for those who have chosen to pursue an exciting career in culinary arts. This unique skills-driven program takes you through key stages of classical and international cuisine preparation, garde manger, butchery, patisserie and bakery. At the same time, you will learn to develop your professionalism in producing world-class cuisine.

 

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?

You will gain valuable insights into the industry’s latest trends and skills to create consumable masterpieces.

This combination will make you a much sought-after professional in this industry. Furthermore, the strong networks garnered by the Faculty will also give you an extra edge in your future career. While mastering culinary techniques, you will also learn entrepreneurial concepts to help you launch your own business, explore career options and participate in work-based learning experiences (internships).

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM?

This program will enhance your supervisory, technical and personal skills. It will also broaden your mind-set to ‘think out of the box’, as communication and problem-solving skills are essential in the culinary arts industry. The program begins with an orientation-level course where you are introduced to topics such as Basic Culinary, Kitchen Hygiene, Nutrition, Pastry and Baking, Kitchen Layout and Design. After mastering the basics, the program will then focus on advanced-level food preparation which includes cooking and plating whole dishes and desserts to perfection.

INTERNSHIP

You will undergo a semester of comprehensive training in the internship program. It has been especially designed to give you an intensive hands-on learning experience within a challenging work environment.

 

Diploma in Patisserie

The Diploma in Patisserie program is designed specifically for those with a passion for creating gourmet pastries, signature breads, cakes and specialty desserts. The program will offer you a broad overview and introduction to these pastry arts and it is an absolute essential for any aspiring Pastry Chef or Baker.

 

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?

You will gain valuable insights into the industry’s latest trends and the skills to create consumable masterpieces. This combination will make you a much sought-after professional in this industry.

Furthermore, the strong networks garnered by the Faculty of Culinary Arts will also give you an extra edge in your future career. While mastering the pastry and baking techniques, you will also learn entrepreneurial concepts that will help you to launch your own business career options and participate in work-based learning experiences (internship).

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM?

 

This program teaches you the principles of bakery and pastry operation, practical hands-on and theoretical training in all areas of bakery and pastry production. At the same time, you will learn to develop your professionalism and proficiency in producing pastries and breads of world-class standards. The program begins with an orientation level course where you are introduced to the topics such as Foundation in Pastry and Baking Technology, Bread Making Technology, Asian Kuih and Desserts, Kitchen Hygiene and Nutrition. After mastering the basics, the program will then focus on advanced Baking and Pastry skills which includes Chocolate Confectionery and Sugarcraft.

INTERNSHIP

You will undergo a semester of comprehensive training in the internship program. It has been especially designed to give you an intensive hands-on learning experience within a challenging work environment.

Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Hons)

The Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Hons) program is designed to develop those who have chosen to pursue and further their career in culinary arts. The program focuses on a range of administrative, operational and management areas in the culinary industry, in order to refine the practical skills they have learned to enable them to perform effectively in compliance with the industry operational standards.

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?

 

Culinary Arts is part of the food service industries and this industry requires a variety of business, management and communication skills, besides having sound knowledge and understanding of the culinary arts arena. Therefore, acquiring a solid foundation in these areas is critical for those planning to have a thriving career in culinary arts.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM?

This program covers a wide range of areas related to the competency requirements of your future workplace. It enables you to gather critical knowledge and acquire essentials skills required in the culinary industry. The culinary industry involves multifaceted aspects of businesses. Therefore, the business and management modules cater to the needs of developing competency levels in relation to business. The business modules cover aspects like Customer Relationship Management, Human Resource Issues, IT, Accounting, Management and Marketing, as well as Communications. These components will equip you with the necessary skills in relation to leading, managing, customer relationship, and soft skills. The components provide a strong connection with the competency levels required to be a part of the dynamic Hospitality and Culinary Industry workforce.

INTERNSHIP

You will undergo a semester of comprehensive training in the internship program. It has been especially designed to give you an intensive hands-on learning experience within a challenging work environment.