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A Management Programme for
Aspiring Food Business Owners and Managers

The Diploma in Culinary Management has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in your culinary career, whether you aspire to own a food business or achieve in a managerial position within the restaurant industry.

Le Cordon Bleu's Diploma in Culinary Management is a full-time course that focuses on advanced culinary skills (modernist / molecular / multi-sensory techniques), gastronomy, creativity (developing recipes), business and restaurant management (designing menus, costing, and managing supply chain). By the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate your innovative ideas in the setting up and development of your own business profile.

The Diploma in Culinary Management emphasizes innovation, creativity, and application of theory to practice.


Diploma in Culinary Management Details

    • Eligibility to study in Korea
    • 18 years or older
    • Competency in Korean language
    • Applicants who meet at least one or more criterion below:
      1) Applicants who have successfully graduated from Le Cordon Bleu will be granted enrolment for the DCM program
      2) Applicants who have had prior learning from other culinary schools with the same recognition of Le Cordon Bleu Int’l, enrolment will only be granted if the Academic Director, or Head of Programme, is completely satisfied with the learning outcomes of the Applicant from the relevant school.
      3) Applicants who have acquired an Associates’ or Bachelors’ degree in a culinary related field, will only be granted if the Academic Director, or Head of Programme, is completely satisfied with the learning outcomes of the Applicant from the relevant university.
      4) Applicants who has 5+ years of experiences in the restaurant industry will only be granted if the Academic Director, or Head of Programme, feels that the applicant not only has equal level of skill sets or techniques of a LCB graduate, but also will not have any problems following and completing our DCM curriculum.
      As the core module within the Diploma, this element provides students with an in-depth knowledge of innovative culinary techniques including sensory evaluation, evolution of world cuisine, recipe and menu development.
      Students will evaluate the cultural and social dimensions of global food trends. Topics will include: sustainability of food; evolution of both global and Korean gastronomy and the development of eating habits across cultures.
      Teaches the importance of strategic marketing within the food industry examining how global trends influence customer behavior. Students will gain an understanding of all aspects of the marketing mix: advertising, PR, branding and social media.
      Students will gain an insight into wine selection, wine service, food and wine pairing, management of wine and other types of alcoholic beverages used in the food industry. Taught by our wine experts, students will be introduced to wine in the context of a food business.
      Students will be taught the core aspects of cost control, planning, optimisation of resources, menu management and menu engineering to enable an operation to run efficiently, effectively and profitably.
      Effective kitchen management demands skills in team building and communication, this element of the diploma will provide students with these skills in order to operate a profitable and efficient kitchen.
      With food safety being of principal importance within any food service operation, this unit covers the standards of food handling for culinary professionals.
      Introduces students to the process of writing a business profile for their food business concept. Students will view food business through the eyes of an entrepreneur. Within the unit, students will design a business strategy for their food concept, consider legal requirements and gain a thorough understanding of how to design an effective business model.
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