“In the abstract art of cooking, ingredients trump appliances, passion supersedes expertise, creativity triumphs over techniques, and spontaneity inspires invention” - Bob Blumer

At The International Centre for Culinary Arts, Dubai we provide our students with quality education through World-Class Culinary Course Programs & The Finest Industry Level Equipment to help them gradually cope & eventually excel in the modern kitchen. Such high-end equipment pushes students to their maximum capabilities and helps them unlock their true potential as well.


The State of the Art Facility

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The ICCA campus is all set to take you to a new world of culinary education. The design conceptualized for the school resonates a sense of harmony, balance, identity and absolute attention to detail aimed to make your learning at The ICCA a memorable experience.


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The ICCA prides itself in providing a truly world-class purpose-built culinary training facility. Spread over a space of 12,000 Sq. ft., the facility is strategically located in the skills training center of Dubai, Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP), UAE.

The State of the Art Culinary Training Facility includes well-appointed modern classrooms, a complete range of top of the line machinery & equipment, designer meeting areas, coffee lounge, student breakout areas, library, full Wi-Fi Network, paperless classrooms, electronically secured environment and a dynamic multi-lingual staff for assistance.

ICCA Dubai facility won the prestigious Middle East Commercial Interior Design Awards in the following categories -

  • Interior Design Award - Public and Institutional 2014
  • Interior Design Award - Sustainable Interior Design Initiative 2014


Accreditation & Recognitions

It goes without saying that any good institute is primarily evaluated from its Accreditation & Recognitions.

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City & Guilds qualifications are a global benchmark for vocational excellence, integrity & quality assessment and come along with the City & Guilds Europass Certificate Supplement.

City & Guilds Accreditation is recognized as a sign of quality in over a 100 countries around the world!

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The ICCA Dubai has been featured amongst the 'Top 10 Culinary Institutes in the World' and awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs), a Global Authority on Food Standards.

The WorldChefs recognition provides a competitive advantage and assures employers of a candidate’s Quality Culinary Education.


The Academic Faculty

The Academic Faculty at The ICCA is City & Guilds London certified and comprises of a cohort of International Chef Instructors from across the globe and who amongst them carry several decades of years of invaluable experience of working in the industry.

The Faculty is delivered industry centered training with an integrated approach for the refinement of food production and kitchen management skills, thus enabling students to seamlessly integrate, effectively achieve and excel in the workplace environment.

They teach & guide the students to carry on the legacy that they have in turn inherited from their mentors. The Faculty's dedication and passion for teaching, personalized attention combined with a curriculum that focuses on detail, assures students of amazing results.


The Industry Exposure and Work Experience & Placement Program

The ICCA is actively involved in a lot of industry events throughout the year and provides Student Chefs with valuable ‘hands-on’ involvement in the industry-working environment throughout the course & training.

The students opting for The Professional Program also get to participate in world-famous events such as Taste of Dubai, Taste of Abu Dhabi, WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 and several other culinary competitions in the region.

Furthermore, The ICCA's Industry Work Experience & Placement Program that the students can choose to opt for under The Professional Program is specially designed for students wishing to join the industry as Professional Chefs. The said involves a dedicated team also ensuring Alumni support and pathways to further career advancement at all times.


Accommodation & International Student Visas

The ICCA has a full-fledged hostel facility for its International resident students, located in the heart of the city, near the famed Mall of the Emirates with all modern amenities and facilities, for a comfortable and homely stay (with separate apartments for Ladies & Men).

The hostel accommodation facilities for International Students are arranged on request or as a part of the International Student package offer. These hostel accommodation facilities are fully furnished, serviced & air-conditioned. Furthermore, the School's Facility is located very close to the hostel facilities and is not more than 8 to 10 minutes away by the Dubai Metro.

The ICCA Dubai sponsors & provides all its International Students with the Dubai UAE Student Visa that are in line with the duration of the Course Program selected. The Student Visa is available as part of the International Student Package Offer and is issued well in time before the course start dates.

Driven by Innovation and Striving for Excellence, The ICCA is all about leadership and is more than just a school.

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Learn more about the Professional Programs offered at ICCA Dubai.