The Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Programme successfully combines theoretical and practical training. Students acquire important theoretical knowledge in accounting, pricing, marketing, business communications, human resources management and more, studying more specialized modules such as culinary arts technology, innovation and creativity in gastronomy and culinary arts, international F&B management, special event management as well. Their practical training takes place in the professional environment of the Culinary Arts Institute at Varna University of Management under the guidance of foreign and Bulgarian chef instructors.
In the course of their studies, students undertake practical internships of up to 12 months. Thanks to the extensive and sophisticated network of active international partners of VUM, our students have the opportunity to work with some of the best chefs in the world, to gain valuable experience into high-class restaurants and to work in Michelin starred ones. Thus, they get a real opportunity to create contacts, gain skills and experience in a real environment and lay the foundations for their future successful realization.