Become a Professional Chef

Accredited Professional Program in Cookery that creates opportunities for Work Placement .

If one is looking for a career in food production & catering, such as setting up a business enterprise of international standards or qualifying to take up employment as a Commis / Assistant Chef in the Hospitality Industry, this Internationally recognised Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) will initiate you on the right path.

Qualification & Course Outcome

City & Guilds London –  Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) Diploma is separated into 3  autonomous qualifications/levels.
The qualifications have been developed for those working within the catering industry and cover all the main elements of food preparation as well as specialist patisserie knowledge and skills. They are ideal for a range of candidates from those new to the kitchen to experienced professionals, and are recognised by employers all over the world.

This Course is accredited by City & Guilds London and awarded “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS).

The comprehensive and intensive training curriculum focuses on the development of Commercial Cookery – Food Production Skills, Product Creativity, Multitasking Abilities, Interpersonal Skills, Supervisory and Leadership Strengths required for the food industry, that help student chefs to seamlessly integrate, effectively deliver and excel.

Career Opportunities

The Industry exposure that is mandatory, provides Student Chefs with valuable ‘hands-on’ involvement in the industry working environment through the course & training. The programme is fully  oriented towards a “hands-on” training which helps provide student chefs with actual experience of the industry

Career and Opportunities

Alfa Culinary Academy is in partnership with many local business. As a graduate you can benefit from these partnerships and find your self a job right after graduating from our programmes. The prestige of having a City & Guilds Certificate will open many doors for you in the culinary arts business sector.

Information about the Fees

The cost of each individual level is €3,500.

Applicants however might benefit from a state aid up to €3,400.

Fees may be paid in Euro  as may be applicable by Cash, Cheque, Credit / Debit Cards or by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to Alfa Culinary Academy, which ever convenient and applicable.

We encourage you to speak to one of our admission coordinators to discuss the course program, seat availability, admission requirements and payment of fees.


By applying to Alfa Culinary Academy, you are taking a big step in fulfilling your dreams to become an industry professional or an accomplished amateur chef.

We aim to keep the admission process simple and personal. We encourage you to speak to one of our admission coordinators to discuss the course program, seat availability and admission requirements.

Local  Admissions (Cyprus Residents/Visa holders)

We invite you to visit our state of the art, purpose built facility, meet our students, faculty, and see classes in session.

To know more about the range of Courses we offer and Start Dates, please contact us (+357 22 101348) or send an online enquiry to

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Alfa Culinary Academy is in partnership with Ledra College, to act as a City & Guilds London approved centre delivering City & Guilds accredited Level 1, 2, 3 – Courses In Food Preparation And Cooking (8065).

City & Guilds London is one of the world’s leading vocational awarding bodies. Founded in the City of London in 1878 and now qualifies over 1.8 million learners in 81 countries every year, offering qualifications in almost every industry qualification including colleges, schools, training providers and employers. City & Guilds qualifications are a global benchmark for vocational excellence, integrity & quality assessment.