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ACF Culinary Arts. Chef Education 

Program start: Evening group: 24th September 2018

Program duration: 6,5 months

Language: English

Program shedule:​ Monday – ​Friday

                                Morning group: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. 

                                Evening group: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm 

Certification: ACF Diploma in Culinary Arts


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Why ACF Culinary Arts?

  • World-class educators & professional chefs with extensive experience all over the world

Classes are led by an international team of world-class chefs. Josef Fleissner (Austria) is the Head of the Culinary Arts Program.

  • International recognition

Culinary Arts. Chef Education is the only culinary program in Russia and CIS, accredited by American Culinary Federation (ACF).
ACF is a professional organisation for chefs and cooks, founded in 1929 in New York City. It is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and pastry chefs. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs.
  • Globally recognized diploma

Upon completing the course and passing exams students receive an international ACF Diploma in Culinary Arts.

  • Fundamental approach to culinary arts

The program is based on the methodology of classic French cooking with elements of Asian, Italian and other influential international cuisines. It also includes an extensive baking & pastry course, as well as it covers the latest cooking techniques and gastronomic trends.   

  • Compulsory internship

At the end of studies, we offer an experiential opportunity by immersing you in the day-to-day activities of a professional kitchen through a 20-week internship in Russia or abroad. 

  • Biggest professional kitchen in Russia

SWISSAM Kitchens are equipped with advanced cooking Electrolux equipment, modern design, newest kitchen supplies and big production facilities:

  • Total area over 200 sq. m.
  • 16 equipped workstations

  • glassceramic ovens, convectionstreamer

  • thermal circulator sous-vide

  • spherificator

  • shockfroster

  • Meet professional community

Once you are enrolled at SWISSAM, you have an opportunity to meet HoReCa leaders and participate in main industry events by assisting famous chefs.




Start dates: February, March, May, July, September, November.  

Prospective Careers:

  • Restaurant Owner
  • Executive Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Sous-Chef
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Catering Manager

Find out more about the program by contacting us:

  • e-mail:
  • phones: 
    • +7 (812) 244-06-14, +7 (921) 917-79-82 - Valeria Belenitskaya, admissions manager.


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