Gastronomy and Culinary Arts is a science that mainly focuses on the relationship between food and culture. Gastronomy department students receive training in a wide range of theoretical and practical terms such as history, culture, business, menu planning, food photography, along with practical training in the field of culinary.
Bahçeşehir University Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Program provides education at high standards with its three professional practice kitchens, a pastry kitchen and the gastronomy department restaurant, where students can present their skills acquired in classes to their guests, equipped with modern and state-of-the-art equipment, designed in such a way that all students can work comfortably at their personal stations. . At its BAU Culinary Arts center, it moves forward with the aim of raising young professionals who can work in all areas of the food and beverage industry.
Students, who receive education with a curriculum prepared in line with the latest trends in the food and beverage sector in accordance with the multi-disciplinary structure of gastronomy have a wide working area in the sector throughout their careers.
It is an honor to be recognized by Institut Paul Bocuse as the best higher education institution specializing in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts in Turkey. The synergy between the two institutions will ensure that our students are equipped with the technical, behavioral, and managerial skills required by the corporate world.
Becoming a member of the Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance means also through the cross-cultural promotion of gastronomy, culture, and education, built on the values of trust, respect and commitment of the Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance further develops their ability to learn and understand.
In line with the mission of Bahçeşehir University Gastronomy and Culinary Arts to train the next generation of culinary professionals, our students have access to programs that will enable them to introduce themselves in the international arena by collaborating with Ducasse Education. Founded in 1999 by world-renowned chef Alain Ducasse, Ducasse Education's goal of facilitating the transfer of knowledge and expertise in the fields of culinary arts, pastry and business coincides with the expectations of Bahçeşehir University for our students. Our students participating in Ducasse Education will also benefit from the international restaurant network.
Bahçeşehir University Gastronomy and Culinary Arts students who have successfully completed their programs can opt for special completion programs at Ducasse Education to further develop their skills. Other programs that our Gastronomy and Culinary Arts students can access through this collaboration include bakery, pastry, chocolate, and confectionery programs, all at Ducasse Education in France.