Culinary Arts

culinary arts



This one year course aims to provide students with the necessary practical skills and theoretical knowledge to pursue a career in Culinary Arts. This course was developed in response to the recognised skills and employment shortages currently being experienced within this industry in Ireland.


Progression and Career Options

Graduates may opt to progress directly into employment as junior chefs in hotels, restaurants, bars and other organisations involved in the food and beverage industry. Alternatively graduates are eligible to apply toCulinary Arts Level 6 here in DIFE or to a range of Culinary Arts Degree Programmes in Institutes of Technology nationwide including DKIT, and DIT - Cathal Brugha street.

Culinary Arts

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Course Content

  • Culinary Techniques 
  • Meal Service 
  • Pastry, Baking and Desserts 
  • International Cuisine 
  • Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition 
  • Personal Effectiveness 
  • Work Practice 
  • Food Science and Technology 
  • Word Processing