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School of Culinary Arts

School of Culinary Arts

In today’s culinary world, cooking is more than an art. It has become a science as well. It is important for the chefs now to have an understanding of the chemical, biological and physical processes of cooking. Knowledge of different cuisines, practical techniques & methods, diet, nutrition, use of latest technology and combination of modern and traditional cooking skills are essential if you want to impress and satisfy the diners. A chef is also expected to have expertise in the art of food presentation to enhance its aesthetic appeal. With passage of time, food industry has shown amazing growth. The bouquet of cuisines available to customers has grown tremendously over the last decade, in specific. While people at one time, labeled only local cuisines as their favourite, today many Indians favour western dishes, Arabs love Chinese food, Pakistanis like Sushi etc. This demands ever increasing levels of skill from gourmet chefs-skills that COTHM is ideally suited to impart.

At COTHM’s School of Culinary Arts, we prepare our students for leadership roles in dining establishments. They are encouraged to explore this vast field of study and its technicalities in a purely professional manner. We offer various specialized programs in the culinary arts providing the learners with multiple choices to select the area, which interests them, the most. Our professionally qualified faculty members make sure that our students get both the theoretical and technical knowledge of the trade while grooming their skills in various nuances of cooking including domestic, oriental and continental cuisines. Our students go through a rigorous education and training route paved along modern lines to stand out in their professional endeavours.

Career Prospects:

COTHM’s alumni are running kitchens and dining halls of different famous hotels, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, cruise lines, food chains, food suppliers and other dining establishments inside the country and oversees as chefs, cooks, line cooks, fry, grill, prep cooks and culinary staff. Many have been running their own eateries as well. Since this is a highly specialized field and only those excel here who are creative, imaginative and skilled, the industry embraces qualified professionals with open arms across the world. Disregarding the geographical boundaries, employment opportunities keep coming to them from different countries offering lucrative benefits. Our trained professionals have been working in international hotels, restaurants, resorts and eateries. They are always in high demand for their distinctive culinary skills and expertise. If you have the right aptitude, formal training and hands-on experience, this world of huge opportunities is awaiting you.

Advanced Diploma in International Culinary Arts

The Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts, a comprehensive 18-Months training program comprising one year intense hands-on training combined with conceptual theoretical knowledge followed by six months full time industrial internship, aims at imparting a scientific approach to the field of culinary preparation. It is the prime objective of COTHM to create a new generation of chefs who possess culinary skills and a professional vision to explore new horizons of excellence in the field of culinary arts. The program has been designed with a view to integrating diverse skills and knowledge about the hospitality industry and strong foundation in food preparation, essential cookery, hygiene, food safety and quality as well as presentation techniques which are indispensable ingredients to launch a successful career in the food-service industry. Language training, management tools and techniques form an essential part of the program which equip the students with a high level of capability to perform in the most competitive professional environment internationally.

About ICM-UK:

Established in the 1970s, the Institute of Commercial Management is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development staff working in the key industry sectors.

The Institute is also an international examining and Awarding body, providing globally recognised Awards for business and management students.

In its capacity as a course developer and an examining and certifying Board, the Institute offers a wide range of professional and vocational Awards in Business, Management and related vocational areas.

Term-1

No. Code Description
1 C101 The Professional Chef
2 C102 Food Safety Managing with the HACCP System
3 C103 Computer Application
4 C104 Basic English Communications
5 C105 Personality Development

Term-2

No. Code Description
1 C201 The Professional Chef
2 C202 Food Safety Managing with the HACCP System II
3 C203 Basic English Communications

Term-3

No. Code Description
1 C301 The Professional Chef
2 C302 Research Project I

Term-4

No. Code Description
1 C401 The Professional Chef
2 C402 Research Project II

General Info

Subject COTHM Pakistan COTHM UAE
Admission Apply Now Pre-Book
Entry Level Matric or Above Grade 10 or Above
Duration 18 Months (12 Months Theory /Practical + 6 Months Internship) 12 Months (6 Months Theory /Practical + 6 Months Internship)
Qualifications Award CMI-UK and COTHM CMI-UK and COTHM

Diploma in International Culinary Arts

The Diploma in Culinary Arts (DCA), 9-months training program comprising six months of intense hands-on training combined with conceptual theoretical knowledge followed by 3 months full time industrial internship, prepares students for a rewarding career in the International world of the culinary arts.

The program has been designed with a view to integrating diverse skills and knowledge about the hospitality industry and strong foundation in food preparation. Students learn skills vital to their success in the industry, including nutrition, food preparation, sanitation principles and essential cookery. Language training, management tools and techniques form an essential part of the program which equip the students with a high level of capability to perform in the most competitive professional environment internationally.

About ICM-UK:

Established in the 1970s, the Institute of Commercial Management is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development staff working in the key industry sectors.

The Institute is also an international examining and Awarding body, providing globally recognised Awards for business and management students.

In its capacity as a course developer and an examining and certifying Board, the Institute offers a wide range of professional and vocational Awards in Business, Management and related vocational areas.

Term-1

No. Code Description
1 C101 The Professional Chef – I
2 C102 Food Safety Managing with the HACCP System
3 C103 Computer Fundamentals
4 C104 Basic English Communications
5 C105 Personality Development

Term-2

No. Code Description
1 C201 The Professional Chef
2 C202 Food Safety Managing with the HACCP System II
3 C203 Basic English Communications

General Info

Subject COTHM Pakistan COTHM UAE
Admission Apply Now Pre-Book
Entry Level Matric or Above Grade 10 or Above
Duration 5 Months (5 Months Theory /Practical + 4 Months Internship) 6 Months (4 Months Theory /Practical + 2 Months Internship)
Qualifications Award CMI-UK and COTHM CMI-UK and COTHM

Certificate in International Culinary Arts

The Certificate in Professional Cookery, is a comprehensive training program with a specific focus on the modern Culinary Arts. Three months of intense hands-on training combined with conceptual theoretical and practical knowledge prepares students for a rewarding career in the hospitality sector.
The program has been designed with a view to integrating diverse skills to impart knowledge of various international cuisines. Students also learn skills vital to their success in the industry, including nutrition,
food preparation and sanitation principles.
The learning outcome of this program equips the students with a high level of capability to perform in the most competitive professional environment internationally.

About ICM-UK:

Established in the 1970s, the Institute of Commercial Management is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development staff working in the key industry sectors.

The Institute is also an international examining and Awarding body, providing globally recognised Awards for business and management students.

In its capacity as a course developer and an examining and certifying Board, the Institute offers a wide range of professional and vocational Awards in Business, Management and related vocational areas.

Term-1

No. Code Description
1 C101 The Professional Chef – I
2 C102 Food Safety Managing with the HACCP System
3 C103 Computer Fundamentals
4 C104 Basic English Communications
5 C105 Personality Development

General Info

Subject COTHM Pakistan COTHM UAE
Admission Apply Now Pre-Book
Entry Level Matric or Above Grade 10 or Above
Duration 3 Months 3 Months
Qualifications Award CMI-UK / COTHM / TEVTA Pubjab CMI-UK and COTHM