Culinary Arts
Cook like a professional chef.Think like a successful enterpreneur.

Discover the world through the intricacies of culinary arts

Our Culinary Arts Programme offers a combination of a contemporary hands on culinary programme balanced between theory and practice with an unrivalled emphasis on a enterpreneurial outlook for our graduates. The programme provides the fundamentals of travel & tourism with an exceptional culinary skill set to match.

Programme overview

Our Culinary arts programme offers a combination of a contemporary hands on culinary programme balanced between theory and practice with an unrivalled emphasis on an entrepreneurial outlook for our graduates.

Exceptional expertise with the mindset to match

The professional expertise focus of the programme covers advanced culinary technique levels with a focus on developing a skilled culinarian with the outlook and mindset of an entrepreneur. The education ensures well-rounded exposure and grounding in hotels and restaurant to give students the skills they need in order to plan, build, and promote a flourishing food-related business, with complementing focus on leadership skills and orientation.

The freedom to choose your future

The curriculum is expertly tailored to provide students with the structure they need to expand their skillsets while giving them the freedom to pursue their individual interests through chosen areas of concentration in the culinary arts, management and entrepreneurship. Furthermore, two business internships are designed to provide a deeper understanding of culinary operations and help hone cutting-edge, hands-on expertise.

Taught modules

Our Culinary arts programme covers a broad spectrum of subjects in each semester with each semester building on the previous.

The Indian School of Hospitality makes every effort to ensure that the information provided is accurate and up to date, however necessary changes to the information provided may be made to reflect changes in academic practice or theory as a result of new and emerging research

Semester One:

Basics of Tourism

Tourism Products of India -1 (Natural)

Adventure Tourism -1 (Air Based)

Geography of Tourism

Application of Computers

Personality Development

Semester Two:

Travel Agency & Tour Operation

Tourism Organisations

Field Trip

Foundation Course in Management

Business Communication

Environmental Science

Disaster Management

Further semesters

For more information on additional semesters, please contact our admissions team who would be happy to put you in touch with a member of our faculty for more details.

Culinary Arts Certification Modules - with the academic certification of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.

Students who undertake the culinary arts certification modules will be studying from one of the world’s best curriculums - tailor-made after and certified by Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. The following modules will provide students with a strong business foundation, an entrepreneurial drive and the flexibility to adapt to numerous career streams. The modules are as follows:

First Year Modules

Introduction to Hospitality Business

Culinary Skill Development

Fine Dining Culinary Practicals

Bakery and Pastry

Garde Manger

Dessert and Confectionary

Indian Cuisine

Diet and Allergens

Product Knowledge

Culinary Maths

Beverage Knowledge

Nutrition, Hygiene and Safety

Business Communication

Principle of Marketing


Basic Accounting

Food and Beverage Management

Cost Control and Menu Engineering

Computer Application

Culinary French

Second Year Modules

Business Internship and assessment

Fine Dining Service Practicals

Culinary Sociology and Anthropology

Food Science, Design and Styling

Culinary Supervision

Chocolate and Sugar

International Cuisine

Gastronomic Art and Culture

Organisational Behaviour

Managerial Accounting

Quantitative Methods

F&B Concepts and Management


Third Year Modules

Business Internship and assessment


Garde Manger

Fusion Cuisine

Gourmet and Delicatessen

Culinary Supervision

Coffee Bar Service Practicals

Food Quality Management

Human Resource Management

Managerial Accounts

Marketing for Culinary Organization

Fourth Year Modules

Restaurant and Concept Management

Small Business Operations


Innovation in Culinary

Culinary Supervision

Culinary Conception

Culinary Facilities Management

Catering and Events Management

Interior Design for Restaurants

Trends in Culinary Business

Culinary Business Project

Corporate Social Responsibility

Specialization Module

Digital Marketing

The minimum eligibility to apply to the Indian School of Hospitality undergraduate programmes is the following:

  • In the case of Higher Secondary School Certificate or State Boards, CBSE and ICSE, 40% marks in 12th standard with English as one of the subjects is the minimum requirement.

  • In the case of International Baccalaureate students, a diploma is the minimum requirement. International Baccalaureate certificate students are not eligible for admission.

  • In the case of Cambridge University students (GCE/IGCSE/GCSE examinations of the approved British Examination Bodies), ‘A’ Level certificate is the minimum requirement with 5 (Five) subjects in A, B, C Grades including English at Ordinary (‘O’) Level and 2/3 (Two/Three) subjects at Advanced Level.

  • Candidates in their 12th standard or equivalent class can also apply, provided they would be completing their final examination before 30th May, and can produce their 12th passing certificate / mark sheet before 31st August. Admission of such a candidate shall be strictly provisional until they submit the qualifying certificates before the prescribed last date.

The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/transcripts at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to the Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.

During the personal interview, candidates will be reviewed on

  • Academic potential

  • Leadership potential

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Motivation for hospitality

Here’s what to expect when applying to ISH:

Step one: apply online

Step two: coordinated interview

Step three: interview, group discussion, team building activity

Step four: selection and confirmation of acceptance

For information on academic fees for the 2018/19 academic intake, please email us at for more information and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Apply now

Once you’re ready to apply, head over to our How to Apply page which will take you through the steps and explain the application process and let you begin your application to the Indian School of Hospitality.

More information

To find out more information about the course, please get in touch with us. Either use our Contact Us page to submit a query or drop us a line at and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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