Your learning experience

What to expect

Classes take place in the mornings, from 8:30 to 12:30, Monday to Friday. Wednesdays are set aside for exciting excursions that have a focus on adventure, and every evening you will enjoy themed entertainment with your new friends, including a casino night, karaoke, and fun Olympiads.

At the end of your stay, you will receive a certificate, a great asset for when you embark on your career!

Course outline

All classes are taught in English and include interactive, hands on activities. You will have the opportunity to work on both individual and group projects. Our teachers are lecturers from Swiss Education Group schools or industry experts who love coming to share their knowledge and experience. 


WEEK 1 & 4: European Cuisine  

This week is all about learning to create signature dishes from Europe. First you will be given a tour of the campus and our kitchens, along with a briefing on hygiene and uniform requirements. Each day of the week is dedicated to learning about the techniques required to prepare authentic dishes from a specific European country, including Switzerland, Italy, Norway, and France. You will also enjoy a trip to the renowned Alimentarium food museum in Vevey, where you will enjoy a hands-on cooking workshop.


WEEK 2 & 5: Foodpreneur and Global Culinary Trends 

The aim of this week is to give you all the skills required to create a restaurant concept from start to finish. You will be taught the theory and processes of managing a culinary business, along with various culinary trends from around the world. You and your team will then be tasked with developing a complete restaurant concept, including menu planning and design, recipe creation, décor, service delivery, and staff uniforms. On the final day you will bring your concept to life and be given feedback by culinary experts. 


WEEK 3 & 6: Chocolate and Pastry 

If you love chocolate and desserts, this week is for you! Our expert chefs will teach you all the techniques required to prepare and create a variety of unique and impressive chocolate and pastry desserts, including carving, decorating, and finishing skills. On the final day you will put your new knowledge to the test, by planning and creating a full dessert buffet.

Evening activities

The evening is the best time of the day to relax, have fun, and enjoy the atmosphere of the program. Activities include an evening by the lake, a Casino Night, a talent show, Olympiads, cinema nights and karaoke. Evening activities are optional, however, they are a great bonding opportunity as well as an integral part of community life.

On Friday, the evening opens with a graduation ceremony where certificates are given out, followed by a gala dinner and a fun disco celebration.

Other information

  • Dates 2022

    • Summer Session

      June 27-August 12

  • Fees


      1 week :
      CHF 2,450

      2 weeks :
      CHF 4,650

      3 weeks :
      CHF 6,600

      ●Accommodation in double standard rooms (for deluxe or single rooms: please see below) ●Breakfast, lunch, dinner on weekdays; brunch and dinner on weekends ●Weekend excursions ●Evening social activities 


      Afternoon activity packages

      Find out more about all our activity packages here.

      Wednesday Excursions and Evening Activities: Included

      Accommodation Double Room
      Standard: N/A
      Deluxe: Included in the fees

      Single Room
      Standard: N/A
      Deluxe: CHF 150 / week



      Enrolment Fees
      Will be charged only once for members of the same family: CHF 125

      Transfers to Montreux
      Geneva airport to Montreux CHF 195 / one way


      Health Insurance
      Health insurance is compulsory for non EU residents. CHF 50 / week