“Cooking is an art, but all art requires knowing something about the techniques and materials” ~Nathan Myhrvold The word “culinary” is defined as something related to, or connected with, cooking. A culinarian is a person working in the culinary arts. A culinarian working in restaurants is commonly known as a cook or a chef. Culinary arts is the art of preparing, cooking, and presentation of foods. Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are as pleasing to the palate as to the eye. They are required to have a knowledge of the science of food and an understanding of diet and nutrition. Table arts or the art of having food can also be called as “Culinary Arts”. It includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.
|Bachelor Degree in Catering Technology and Culinary Arts|
|Eligibility||10+2 with Commerce/Arts/Science (for Bachelor and some Diploma & Certificate Courses)|
|Entrance Exam||NCHM JEE (Joint Entrance Examination), AIHMCT WAT (Written Admission Test), AIMA UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test), MAH HM CET (Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Entrance Test), WBJEE JEHOM, UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination), IIHM eCHAT (Common Hotel Admission Test) Some colleges take direct admissions on merit basis.|
|Average Course Fee||₹25,000 to ₹16,00,000|
|Goal||Chef, Culinary Artist, Cook, Food Stylist, Caterer, Baker, Hotel Manager|