Get a thorough understanding of the basic and advanced culinary techniques of classical continental cuisine. Learn to cook a variety of soups, salads, appetisers, and entrées, along with an introduction to baked goods and desserts, in our state-of-the-art professional kitchen. Start your culinary career as a certified professional chef with assured internships and work placements in the UAE’s top hospitality brands, and gain the essential knowledge and skills to become a successful food entrepreneur.
ICCA Abu Dhabi’s outcome-driven technical vocational educational training (TVET) programs are delivered in state-of-the-art world class training kitchens. The outcome-focused applied learning, together with globally recognised qualifications, help assure internships and work placements with the UAE’s top hospitality brands.
ICCA Dubai’s IWP (Industry Internship / Work Experience Placement) Program is an industry integration initiative specially designed for students wishing to join the industry as Professional Chefs by way of regular employment or an internship leading
to work placement.
The IWP Program is separately conducted in addition to the 620 hours of intensive on-campus guided learning and training, which comprise our Professional Program.
The IWP arrangements are in the form of either regular employment to begin with, or an industry internship generally of 6 to 12 months’ duration, successful completion of which would lead the student chef to a regular work placement.
Fees may be paid in AED by Cash, Cheque, Credit / Debit Cards, by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or through the Secured Payment Gateway provided in this website to ICCA Dubai, as convenient and applicable.
Convenient Installment Plan is available for Local / UAE Admissions.The first installment is to be paid at the time of admission and the balance installment payment is required to be secured by a Post Dated Cheque (PDC).
International students are required to pay fees in advance to secure admission, hostel reservation and the UAE Visa.
With over 18 years of expertise in the hospitality industry, Chef Durgesh has ample experience in managing and anticipating customers' unanticipated needs and concerns. During his stint in the industry, he discovered an interest in gastronomy, prompting him to change his career path from food & beverage to culinary. Today, he is looking forward to teaching and inspiring young chefs while also sharing his enthusiasm and passion for the culinary arts with them.
Chef Louna has two main passions: preparing gastronomic meals using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients available and teaching aspiring chefs. A seasoned culinary challenge participant, he was also among the Top chef Arab 2021 semifinalists. Chef Louna comes with solid industry experience, having worked in luxurious and renowned hotels and restaurants in Europe and North Africa. He is also proficient in food styling and has worked as a consultant for numerous Food TV shows.