School of Tourism and Hotel Management

Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

Duration 4 Years
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About the Program

Gastronomy program of the School of Tourism and Hotel Management aims to train future chef candidates. The program achieves this goal through harmonizing theory and practice utilized in the gastronomy sector. The program also concentrates on the deliverance of materials that focus on local and world cuisines and leadership styles which will lead students to possess national and international competitive and competent skills. Gastronomy Bachelor’s Program aims to nurture individuals who are experts and possess the abilities of the know-how in the field. It is one of the targets of the program to train students who are aware of the global developments in their fields and can establish a network with the sector professionals. In order to increase culture and cuisine appreciation, students attend workshops and seminars that are organized throughout the program.

Education Opportunities

Gastronomy Program is designed to enhance and maintain the aesthetic level of the intended culinary culture. Gastronomy is an ideal choice for those who want to improve themselves in both cooking and culinary business. Gastronomy Program of the School of Tourism and Hotel Management provides a superior infrastructure and superstructure for those who are interested in the sector. It offers students opportunities to work at famous restaurants in the country or abroad. The program offers students the chance to blend theoretical knowledge with applied skills. There is also a restaurant and guest house within the university where students work as part of the weekly work experience/internship course.

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Career Areas

Gastronomy experts are employed in the tourism, travel or transportation sectors, where plenty of posts are available in restaurants or hotels which are highly competitive in finding the best gastronome experts on the market. Students have the opportunity to work in large restaurants or banquette halls. Gastronomy specialists can also work in food factories where there is a need for sustainably healthily produced foods. In addition, graduates may find jobs in the catering or food manufacturing industries. Students may also pursue a doctoral title in this area by completing additional masters and doctoral degrees. Further opportunities arise in the areas of sustainable food, food journalism, food policy and tourism.

Contact

School of Tourism and Hotel Management
Graduate Sciences and Education Center, GE126
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2391
Faculty E-mail: secretary-sthm@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: ouludag@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory Courses

First Semester
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-I

Course code

ENGL141

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course aims to develop students' listening, speaking, reading - writing and study skills. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills through controlled activities and to equip students with the basic study skills necessary to follow the curriculum of English. This course also provides students with the opportunity to process the newly acquired knowledge and to develop their ability to ask questions about how to apply the new knowledge to new situations and ask them to think critically. In addition, this course will enable students to learn about the different strategies required to review the various reading pieces, such as finding the main idea and distinguishing the details from the main idea.
INTRODUCTION TO GASTRONOMY AND CULINARY

Course code

GACA101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course is designed to introduce students to current and foundational issues in food studies and gastronomy.An introduction to the social,historical and cultural forces that have affected or will affect the culinary as well as the baking and pastry professions.Topics include the contemporary challenges facing food professionals in the twenty-first century and etiquette as a social and professional discipline.Students will be expected to complete several written assignments and present a group research project.Students learn the proper use of foodservice equipment, weighing and measuring of wet and dry food ingredients.Understand the theory and practice of basic cooking techniques,Develop basic knife skills.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY- I

Course code

GACA103

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help the students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in the culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by international recipes, to strengthen his/her techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
CULINARY TECHNIQUES-I

Course code

GACA105

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Ders kapsamında öğrenci dünya standartlarında oluşturulan kesim tekniklerinde, rondell, peysan, brunoise, macedoine, julienne gibi birçok tekniği ve ölçülerini öğrenir. Stok çeşitlerinde et, balık, sebze ve tavuk stoklarının içerik ve teknik bilgilerine hakim olması sağlanır. Stok yapımında kullanılan ürünleri tanıyıp ve tanımlayabilecek seviyeye ulaşacaktır. Aroma ve lezzet vericilerde bahartları Sached d’epices ve bouquet garni gibi ürünlerin neden ve nasıl kullanıldıgınıdığını öğrenmesi hedeflenir. Sos ve çorba yapımında kullanılan uygun ekipman ve araç gereçler, bağlayıcı ürünlerinin ve emülgatörlerin neler olduğunu, doğru kullanım teknik bilgisinin aktarılması amaçlanır. Ana soslar ve türevlerinin yapım aşamaları kademeli bir şekilde öğrenciye aktarıl. Uluslararası çorbalar, yerel çorbaların tarihsel gelişimi, yapım aşamaları ve standartlarının aktarılması amaçlanır.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN CULİNARY ARTS-I

Course code

GACA151

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Course code

ITEC110

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to give the students an understanding of the fundamentals of computers such as the basic components of the computers, input, output, storage devices and processing as well as application and system software, utility programs and internet basics. At the end of this course students will be familiar with the computer terminology and able to use the word processing and spreadsheet programs as well as efficient internet usage. General presentation of computer technologies, Windows operating system and applications in the Microsoft Office packageWord, Excel, Access and Power Point , softwares used in pharmacies, drawing for academic purposes and web-based method of screening of literature are also covered.
NUTRITION, HYGIENE AND SANITATION

Course code

NUTR150

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
The course covers nutrition basics, macro and micronutrients, and food groups. On the other hand, food and beverage employees' personal hygiene, kitchen and tool sanitation, hygiene steps for healthy production, HACCP, ISO, and quality and hygiene standards are taught. Students will learn food safety and consumer health rules for mass food production by the end of the course. It contains information to ensure food safety during storage, preparation, cooking, thawing, and keeping warm, as well as all hygiene factors (personal, production, equipment, etc.). It's taught how to eliminate food-borne disease and poisoning causes, ensure personal and food hygiene, and use quality assurance systems effectively.
TURKISH LANGUAGE

Course code

TREG100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
TURKISH

Course code

TURK100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course provides an orientation to modern Turkish language for foreign students who wish to communicate in this language for their needs. It mainly focuses on the differences between Turkish and English Alphabets, especially the sounds and the letters which are not included in the English alphabet (i.e. Turkish letters ç-ğ-i-ö-ş-ü). In addition, basic grammar and sentence structure forms in Turkish are practised. The required grammar and vocabulary will also be developed through their adaptation to daily situations in contexts such as introducing yourselves, greeting, talking about the things they possess by using possessive adjectives, forming positive, negative and question sentences by using present simple, telling the time, talking about their own timetables, using demonstrative pronouns when describing the place of objects and becoming familiar with vocabulary related to family members.
Second Semester
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-II

Course code

ENGL142

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is the continuation of ENG 101. The course aims to improve students' listening, speaking, reading, writing and working skills. In the course, students are guided in writing compare and contrast essays using Venn diagram. In addition, the aim of the course is to learn the necessary conjunctions for composition writing. In addition, the students will be able to write a four-part critical composition by learning the difference between ideas and factual real sentences and how to write the opposing opinion and sentences used to refute it. Thus, the students will be able to distinguish between the compare and contrast essay and discursive essay. Students will also be able to make presentations by using presentation techniques. In addition, this course aims to summarize the reading pieces of the students and to use the strategies of reading and to draw conclusions and meanings using their reading skills.
FOOD TECHNOLOGY FOR GASTRONOMY AND CULINARY ARTS

Course code

GACA102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course teaches how technology changes the structure of unprocessed foods used in food production and how they're prepared and delivered to consumers. Students will examine the processes companies use to supply our food industry (milk, dairy products, meat, frozen food, spices) and ready-made food. Students learn how to process products to meet international quality standards. By learning about the equipment used in the production, marketing, and control of food products, the equipment used in the food industry's technological developments, the products produced and production techniques, and new production designs, students will be able to fill intermediate positions in the gastronomy and food sector. This course covers food-technology factors.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY-II

Course code

GACA104

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course builds on the student's culinary techniques, theoretical and practical. The course also teaches students how to produce at world standards by reading recipes, adhering to recipes, making mise en place (preliminary production), adapting to teamwork, and obeying kitchen hierarchy. The student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques (thickening), cooking methods and techniques, and mother sauces from the culinary techniques course to international recipes to strengthen their culinary skills. The student who completes this course learns the basic techniques of French cuisine, such as making basic preparations, choosing the material, and applying the cooking technique according to the material used.
CULINARY TECHNIQUES-II

Course code

GACA106

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course teaches students how to use international cooking equipment. Basic cooking techniques include dry, wet, and combination cooking (roasting, baking, frying, deep fry, sous vide, steaming, stewing, grilling and so on). This course reinforces Culinary Techniques-I concepts through cooking. It also teaches the working principles of equipment and tools and all technique stages. Food production; The supply of food and beverage items suitable for planned menus deals with the part of the products that go through various preprocesses up to the cooking stage. Our students will be advanced communicators ininternational cuisines after learning the international meanings of culinary terms and commands.
KITCHEN AND FOOD TERMINOLOGY

Course code

GACA108

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course aims to give information about products used in the food industry, cutting and cooking techniques, theoretical knowledge of classical dishes from around the world, the brigade system in the kitchen and their job descriptions. It includes a wide range of topics from the equipment used, to the details of the chef's uniform, aiming to learn the common terminology used in professional kitchens. With this course, students will be able to adapt to the kitchens of all countries without any difficulty by learning the common dictionary of the gastronomy world. It’s to transfer the basics of culinary terms that will enable them to complete the daily tasks they will use and do in a more professional and practical way.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-II

Course code

GACA152

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

Course code

HIST100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such as “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. As well as examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life since the first appearance of human beings on earth, the course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, intellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects in these entities are also examined in this course.
MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

Course code

TARH100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, Ottoman state and society, factors causing the collapse of the state; Ottoman modernization; Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mudros Armistice and Sevres Agreement; parties and associations, the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal, the Havza and Amasya Circulars, the Congresses, the National Pact, the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the rebellions, the regular army and the War of Independence; the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty; Revolution in the political field, secularization of the state and society, abolition of the sultanate, declaration of the republic, abolition of the caliphate; 1921 and 1924 constitutions, constitutional changes; Sheikh Said Rebellion; Multi-party experience, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization and secularization in education, Kemalizm and 6 principles, Turkish foreign policy(1923-1938) are covered.
Third Semester
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Course code

ACFN205

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course aims to integrate the special accounting requirements of the hospitality industry with generally accepted accounting principles. It defines basic principles and concepts as they relate to practical accounting problems, analyzes a business transaction into its debit and credit elements. With this course students complete the accounting cycle: journalize entries, post to general ledger, adjusting entries, and prepare financial statements. The course also interprets various accounting data and appropriately applies basic principles of accounting to the problems of operating a business in the hospitality industry. The students more focusing, hospitality accounting in action, recording process and adjusting an account.
PROFESSIONAL CULINARY ARTS ENGLISH-I

Course code

ENGL209

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is intended for students who will continue to develop their range and competence in the language skills of their academic discipline and profession. The course is designed to equip students with general and specific terminology and expressions which will help them communicate efficiently in their field. Course also aims to give realistic and communicative practice of language skills, listening, reading, speaking and writing, needed in tourism, Also writing practice which will focus on the type of texts that they will nedd to produce in the industry,and will expose the students to industry situations, including dialogues, presentations, and interviews.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES

Course code

GACA201

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course covers food and beverage service and customer satisfaction. Food and beverage segmentation. Information is given about the distribution of duties and the ways to follow them, as well as effective planning, operation, and inspection activities within the framework of general terminology, concepts, and procedures that will ensure effective management of the front part of food and beverage units (service). By learning operating procedures (such as using POS systems, solving guest complaints, taking orders, using sales techniques through suggestion, and managing the pre-work shift meeting), students learn how to be guest-oriented, profitable, and provide quality service. This course teaches students about human relations in gastronomy and tourism.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY–III

Course code

GACA203

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help the students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by South Italian Cuisine recipes, to strengthen his/her techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE BUSINESSES

Course code

GACA207

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Bu dersimizin amacı modern pazarlama kavramını ve misyonunu, stratejileri hakkında bilgi birikimi sağlayıp kavratmak. Modern pazarlama yönetimi içinde yer alan pazarlama karması unsurlarının stratejileri, nasıl uygulanacağı, rekabet stratejileri ile müşteri ilişkileri yönetimine ait temel bilgiler ve bu bilgilerin uygulamaya nasıl aktarılacağı ile ilgili ders ve piyasa araştırmalarıdır. Dersin içeriği; modern pazarlama anlayışı, pazarlama yönetimi, stratejik pazarlama ve pazarlama planlaması, pazarlama kararlarını etkileyen çevresel faktörler, pazarlama bilgi sistemi ve pazarlama araştırması, tüketici pazarının özellikleri, örgütsel pazarların özellikleri, uluslar arası pazarların özellikleri, Pazar bölümlendirme ve hedef pazar seçimi, mal kararları, fiyat kararları, dağıtım kararları, tutundurma kararları, hizmet pazarlaması ve pazarlamada örgütleme ve denetimdir.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-III

Course code

GACA251

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
Fourth Semester
PROFESSIONAL CULINARY ARTS ENGLISH-II

Course code

ENGL210

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is intended for students who will continue to develop their range and competence in the language skills of their academic discipline and profession. The course is designed to equip students with general and specific terminology and expressions which will help them communicate efficiently in their field. Course also aims to give realistic and communicative practice of language skills, listening, reading, speaking and writing, needed in tourism, Also writing practice which will focus on the type of texts that they will nedd to produce in the industry,and will expose the students to industry situations, including dialogues, presentations, and interviews.
SUMMER TRAINING-I

Course code

GACA200

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

5
The summer internship, a non-credit course required for graduation, aims to apply students' theoretical knowledge to practice. Students can complete a 40-day internship. Students must add what they've learned during their internship and their sector experience to the internship file to be approved by the company, along with internship reports. Students can intern at five-star hotels, resorts, airline catering services, A-class restaurants, and other CIU-approved tourism and hotel management institutions. The CIU Tourism and Hotel Management School internship coordinator and workplace managers meet periodically to monitor the students' progress. Students that have completed their first four semesters can do summer internships.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT

Course code

GACA202

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
In this course, management, it’s scope, food and beverage management functions, and importance of tourism and hotel food and beverage businesses are discussed. The course covers management skills, planning, organization, control, leadership, classical and modern management systems, and food and beverage case studies. In addition to these, this course teaches the organizational structure of food and beverage departments, restaurants, bars, and hotels. Beverage selection, service types, food and beverage stages in hotels, restaurants, and bars, food and beverage transfer, and guest relations will be discussed. To teach future managers and entrepreneurs about new ideas, business plans, starting new businesses, and expanding them are also being studied.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY-IV

Course code

GACA204

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to contribute to the development of the theoretical and practical knowledge that the student learned in the culinary techniques course. In addition to this, other objectives of the course include teaching the student how to produce at world standards by gaining the skills that are important in the field such as reading the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies the international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques and main sauces, in the accompaniment of north Italian cuisine recipes. Students who successfully complete this course gain skills such as making basic preparations, choosing materials, applying cooking techniques according to the material.
PURCHASING AND COST CONTROL IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE BUSINESSES

Course code

GACA206

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Students will learn the processes of purchasing their products, receiving goods, storing them and transferring them to the relevant departments upon request, calculations of food and beverage cost control on daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly periods, and world-accepted accounting approaches. Cost control modules of related software will be used throughout this course. Students will focus on monitoring business budgets, implementing menu engineering, ensuring purchasing and receiving control, controlling storage and shipping activities, calculating, analyzing and reporting food and beverage costs and revenues. The course consists of the following topics; Product selection, purchasing procedures, stock control, menu pricing, food cost, sales, profit planning, revenue control, stock levels, spoilage, waste stock value and menu analysis.
MENU CONCEPT AND PLANNING

Course code

GACA208

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
In this course, students will learn how market research, menu planning finances and recipe cost relate to menu planning. Depending on duration of the menu, the most appropriate material selection to be used while writing the menu content, and the menu card size will be transferred to the student. While planning menu, you can do so based on a concept, determine the most suitable location for the concept, which menu type to choose, the equipment needed. The most appropriate material selection and the fonts to be used while writing the content of the menu, size of the text, the menu card size to be preferred depending on the business type and concept of the menu will other information that will be transferred to the student.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-IV

Course code

GACA252

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
Fifth Semester
TURKISH CUISINE CULTURE

Course code

GACA301

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

6
This course aims students to gain knowledge about Turkish food culture and apply that knowledge to their academic and professional lives. This course will define what Turkish cuisine is and replace it in an historical, geographical and anthropological context. They will prepare Turkish cousine to have experience as well. This course will enhance students’ vision about contemporary processes which redefines Turkish food culture, both inside and outside Turkey. The students who succeeded in this course; Knows the historical developments of Turkish cuisine will enhance their knowledge of the complexity of Turkish cuisine Engages students to accommodate in global food globalization
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY-V

Course code

GACA303

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help the students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by South American Cuisine recipes, to strengthen their techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
BANQUET MANAGEMENT

Course code

GACA307

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course gives students with general information about meeting tourism as well as techniques for planning congresses and banquets. The course examines hotel banquet areas and congress center management systems. The various marketing systems used, and the operation and marketing of these departments in collaboration with the rooms and other hotel departments, are discussed. Simultaneously, the configuration of the halls according to different seating arrangements and service types is demonstrated in exercise. Students that complete this course will be able to explain the terms fair, meeting, invitation, and all other related concepts, express the significance of congress and banquet organizations. Students will be able to perform fully in any organization that operates within the framework of large groups.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERİENCE IN GASTRONOMY-V

Course code

GACA351

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
FOOD LEGISLATION

Course code

ILAW323

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
It is aimed to transfer the concepts related to food control and, legal status and regulations related to food in our country, legal practices in the production, processing, storage and packaging of foods. Importance of food control in terms of consumer and public health, Food Law, Turkish Food Codex, regulations and communiqués, application principles of ISO 22000 and HACCP systems are taught. Information is given about the European Union legislation on food. food legislation; It is a set of rules that determine the minimum quality and hygiene criteria that foodstuffs should carry. In addition, food legislation provides positive contributions such as preventing unfair competition in the food sector, contributing to the development of the sector and ensuring the country's reputation.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE-I

Course code

UNISXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
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Sixth Semester
SUMMER TRAINING-II

Course code

GACA300

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

5
The summer internship, a non-credit course required for graduation, aims to apply students' theoretical knowledge to practice. Students can complete a 40-day internship. Students must add what they've learned during their internship and their sector experience to the internship file to be approved by the company, along with internship reports. Students can intern at five-star hotels, resorts, airline catering services, A-class restaurants, and other CIU-approved tourism and hotel management institutions. The CIU Tourism and Hotel Management School internship coordinator and workplace managers meet periodically to monitor the students' progress. Students that have completed their sixth semesters can do summer internships.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

Course code

GACA302

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY-VI

Course code

GACA304

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help the students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by Middle Eastern Cuisine recipes, to strengthen their techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
DESSERT AND PASTRY ARTS

Course code

GACA306

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The aim of the course is to give basic information about dessert preparation. The basic rules of dessert making and the techniques that can be applied to achieve the desired result are taught. It’s aimed that students gain dessert production skills by practicing in the kitchen with the standard recipes of classic desserts. Students will also have the opportunity to get to know the equipment they will use while preparing desserts. After completing this course, our students will gain skills in preparing the dough with various methods, which is one of the essential elements in the creation of desserts, and combining them in a balanced way with accompaniments such as fillings and sauces, and creating visually and tastefully satisfying plates.
WINE SCIENCE

Course code

GACA308

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
An examination of the roles that wines play as quality beverages in professional food service operations. The course will emphasize styles of wine from around the world, the theory and practice of matching wine with food, tasting wines, and organizing wine service. Subjects to be explored include wines of the New World (Northern and Southern Hemispheres) and the Old World (Europe) as well as purchasing, storing, marketing, and serving wines in a restaurant environment. Students will also participate in a restaurant-based wine and food tasting, which will be used as the basis for a wine and food pairing essay.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-VI

Course code

GACA352

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE-II

Course code

UNISXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
.
Seventh Semester
KITCHEN PLANNING AND DESIGN

Course code

GACA401

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

6
Course offers students an opportunity to express themselves creatively while developing the skills necessary to obtain employment in the kitchen industry. To ensure the quality and success of this program, Interior Design faculty collaborated with the National Kitchen . The principles of kitchen design are introduced in this course. Emphasis is placed on understanding how users interact with the room and how the designer can create a layout that is more efficient and intuitive. The class explains how the task of kitchen design changes between new construction and remodeling projects. This course is one of the first taken by students.
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY-VII

Course code

GACA403

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help the students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by Mediterranean Cuisine recipes, to strengthen their techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
BAKERY PRODUCTION

Course code

GACA405

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The aim of this course; is to be able to produce high quality bakery products, which has internalized the concepts and principles related to its subject. To train students in the production of bakery products with techniques that can offer their knowledge to the benefit of the relevant industry and society by doing scientific and applied education and research, follow developments in the field of bakery products, adapt the knowledge and skills they have acquired to technological developments at a worldwide level. It is to gain knowledge about grain types, flour production, bakery products, to learn the basic tools and equipment used, to learn and apply the basic stages of bakery product production, to produce and preserve various bakery products.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-VII

Course code

GACA451

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
SCHOOL ELECTIVE-I

Course code

GACAXX3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
.
SCHOOL ELECTIVE-II

Course code

GACAXX4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
.
Eighth Semester
FOOD PRODUCTION IN GASTRONOMY–VIII

Course code

GACA404

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The goal of this course is to help students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge they gained in culinary techniques course. Other course objectives include teaching the student how to produce at world-class levels by learning skills such as reading the recipe, adhering to the recipe, making mise en place, adapting to teamwork, and obeying the hierarchy. In the course, the student applies international cutting techniques, binding techniques, cooking methods and techniques, and main sauces learned in the culinary techniques course, accompanied by Far Eastern Cuisine recipes, to strengthen their techniques. The student who successfully completes this course gains skills such as basic preparation, material selection, cooking technique application based on the material, and product application in the correct order.
GARDE MANGER

Course code

GACA406

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

5
This culinary arts production course is designed to develop practical necessary skills for students to work in cold kitchen or garde manger positions in foodservice operations. An overview on the preparation of classical garde manger techniques, salad and salad dressings, sandwiches, cured and smoked meats; sausage; terrines and pates; canapes; hors d'oeuvers, cold soups; vegetable and fruit displays; basic cheese knowledge; and buffet presentation Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Explain the history of the garde manger. Explain and execute smoking, brining and basic sausage making techniques. Prepare cold sauces, soups, various salads and salad dressings.
ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE BUSINESSES

Course code

GACA408

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the concepts of ethics and morality in the businesses they will work in the field of tourism and gastronomy. Within these ethical and moral concepts, social rules, social norms, values, responsibility towards the environment, ethical principles, professional ethics are explained. At this point, students are informed about making decisions in business processes, defining and analyzing ethical issues and producing ethical solutions to problems. Also, individual decision making, business ethics and social responsibility are important parts of a firm's business strategy. In conclusion, students are expected to examine and analyze the values of sustainable environment, production and competition while encouraging them to think ethically about real life events and issues.
WEEKLY JOB EXPERIENCE IN GASTRONOMY-VIII

Course code

GACA452

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

1
Within the scope of the course, students gain practice and experience by working in the kitchens of food and beverage businesses such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, one day a week. In this way, the student will find the opportunity to face the difficulties of the profession, learn how the hierarchy system works, learn to take responsibility and fulfill it, get the opportunity to work in the service (line) and preparation (prep) and gain experience in which part mentally and physically in the future stages. will have the opportunity to understand and learn, and will be more conscious when making job applications and will overcome the adaptation period after starting the job more easily.
SCHOOL ELECTIVE-III

Course code

GACAXX5

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
.
SCHOOL ELECTIVE-IV

Course code

GACAXX6

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
.

Elective Courses

TR Applicants

TR Students who are successful in the exams conducted by the Higher Education Council Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) and are entitled to enroll in our university in line with their preferences can complete the registration process with the necessary documents for registration from our Registration and Liaison Offices throughout Turkey or from the Marketing Directorate on campus.

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TRNC Applicants

TRNC citizens and TR citizen candidate students who have completed their entire high school education in TRNC. They are placed in undergraduate programs in line with their success in the CIU Student Placement and Scholarship Ranking Exam and the programs they prefer.

Students who are successful in the exam can register from the TRNC Marketing Office.

Applicants can directly apply online to our undergraduate programs using the application portal. Please fill in your details correctly and upload all the required documents listed on the last page of the application form.

Required documents;

  • Completed application form,
  • Higher/Secondary Certificate or equivalents (e.g. O/A’Level, WAEC/NECO),
  • Evidence of English Language competence: TOEFL (65 IBT) or IELTS (5.5). Students without these documents will take the CIU English proficiency exam on campus following arrival,
  • Scanned copy of international passport/birth certificate,
  • Fully completed and signed CIU Rules and Regulations document (which can be downloaded during the online application).

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Program Objectives

The objectives of the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts program are as follows:

  • To provide successful entrepreneurs, managers, employees and academicians for academic and industrial fields thanks to its high-quality education.
  • To build an ability to gain knowledge about the core business of related sectors and businesses.
  • To equip students with basic sectorial knowledge through related courses such as food production, food and beverage management, culinary skills, accounting and cost control in food and beverage.
  • To increase the capability of students to evaluate food and culinary related concepts, to search and determine new trends and topics, to discuss related issues, and to offer solutions based on evidence and research.
  • To bring students with sector executives, help students make more networks and develop relationships with different sector stakeholders.
Program Outcomes

Students who graduated from the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts program will be able to;

PO1: Recognize the Turkish and global cuisine and techniques associated to these cuisines.

PO2: Contribute to the exploration and conservation of Turkish cuisine.

PO3: Globally promote the recognition of rich Turkish cuisine.

PO4: Internalize the health and safety protocols as the focus of their food studies.

PO5: Compete at national and international scales.

PO6: Pursue the quality and high standards from raw material to the fork. 

PO7: Organize and manage catering events.  

PO8: Develop skills to make a team, take on responsibility as well as comply with organizational hierarchy.

PO9: Adopt and apply the essential principles of national and international cuisines.

PO10: Apply food and beverage cost control methods.

PO11: Develop skills to identify and solve problems within professional practices.

PO12: Plan and maintain the professional processes.

PO13: Acquire and develop entrepreneurial ability.

PO14: Develop skills to recognize and practice social and ethical responsibilities.

PO15: Have a knowledge of a foreign language at a basic level.

About the Internship

Students are obliged to do an internship in accordance with the provisions of the Directive in order to be able to apply the theoretical knowledge they have acquired during their undergraduate education in the sector, to improve their working skills and communication networks, to gain work experience and to graduate from the relevant program. The total internship period that students enrolled in Cyprus International University Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department are required to complete is 80 working days throughout their undergraduate education. Students registered to the program will be able to do internships during the summer months after the final exams following the 4th and 6th academic semesters.

Internship Procedures

Students who have reached an agreement with the institution where they will do their internship must submit the compulsory internship approval form (approved by the workplace or institution) to the internship commission for approval and deliver it to the commission at least fifteen business days before the start date of the internship.

  • Click to download the Internship Approval Form, which must be filled out (signed and stamped) before the start date of the internship.
  • Click to download the Internship Report, which must be filled out during the internship by the student.
  • Click to download the Trainee Evaluation Form, which must be filled out by the employer/manager/authorized person by the end of the internship.
  • Click to download the Student’s Opinion of Internship form, which must be filled out by the student by the end of the internship.
  • Click to download the Commission Decision Form, which must be included in the internship file; yet will be filled out by the commission members.
  • Click to download the Cover Page of the internship file.