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International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai

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International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai

College name International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai
Director's name
Executive body or owner
Date founded
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Type of institute private college
College location / area 19 Al Hana Centre, Mankhool Road, Satwa - location map
Postal address PO Box 44138, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-3989745
Fax +971-4-3989746
Email info@iccadubai.ae
Website www.iccadubai.ae (new window)
College fees
Instructor salary range
Student satisfaction rating
4 stars from 23 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 3 votes.    
Instructor job satisfaction rating
(by instructors, not about instructors)
3 stars from 6 votes.    

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International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai courses and programs
  • Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) - ICTP (International Chef Training Program), duration 800 hours. Course fees for 2010-2011 are approximately AED 25,000 (US$6,900). Program includes Special Proficiency Certifications in:
    • 'SelfCooking Center®' - RATIONAL Certified Operator (RCO), RATIONAL AG, Germany
    • 'Dynamic Fresh System®' - Cook & Chill Production Techniques, IRINOX® S.p.A, Italy
    • 'Gelato Training', CARPIGIANI Gelato University, Italy
    • 'Food Hygiene and HACCP Awareness', HACCP Australia
    • 'Grease & Waste Management', ALULINE UK
    • 'Ware wash System Training', WINTERHALTER GmbH, Germany
  • Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) - GCTP Galley Chef Training Program?
  • Certificate III in Hospitality (Maintenance) - MSTP Galley Utility / Maintenance Stewarding Training Program?
  • Foundation Courses in Culinary Techniques - more for the home chef than as a career enhancing addition to your CV. But it's not just an evening in the kitchen, course duration is 110 hours.
  • Short courses and Team Building workshops in afternoons, evenings, and or weekends. Good for the bachelor wanting to impress a hot date, or at least cook something more than boiled water and toast. Cost from AED 200-3,000 depending on course. Courses on offer include:
    • International Cuisine - 6 classes of 3-4 hours per class, AED 2,450
    • Baking & Patisserie - 6 classes of 3-4 hours per class, AED 2,450
    • Personalized Specialty Classes - regional cuisine (Asian, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Thai, etc, but probably not English cooking), bread making, cake baking, etc, tailormade to suit the student. Duration - 6 classes of 3-4 hours per class, fees AED 3,000 per unit or module.
    • Healthy Cooking Classes - 6 classes of 3-4 hours per class, AED 3,000.
    • Adam & Eve Classes - cooking for couples, 3-4 hour sessions, AED 550 per class.
    • Jane’s Cooking - cooking with and for your mates, 3-4 hour sessions, AED 200 per person (minimum 6 persons).
    • Art of Chocolate Making - includes how to make truffles, 4 classes, 3-4 hours per class, cost AED 2,000
    • Elegant Dinning - presentation skills, and how to fold your napkins and light the candles. Course length of 4 classes, 3-4 hours per class, course fees AED 2,200
    • Team Building Events - corporate cooking competitions. Yippee. Cost AED 200 per person for a 3-4 hour session, minimum 16 people.
    • Kids Delight - cooking and hand washing for kids, AED 1,000 for 4 classes of 2 hours per class.

Other information, fees, and costs:

  • UAE student visa and segregated male and female student accommodation available for an additional AED 11,000 (US$3,000) for the duration of the course.
  • Work Experience arranged for students as part of the course.
  • New course intakes start monthly?
26 August 2010
  • International Centre for Culinary Arts in Dubai (ICCA or ICCA DXB) is a vocational educational institute with training courses in cooking, kitchen management, meal preparation, and other food service industry related skills for chefs, cooks, and similar jobs.
  • Owner/operator is Beams Education Center/Centre in Dubai (tel +971-4-3342922, PO Box 31199 Dubai, email beams@emirates.net.ae or beams@eim.ae)?
  • Details might not be correct, same PO Box also listed for Beams International Educational Institute Dubai, tel +971-4-3342929, fax +971-4-3352591 (which are also contact details for a place called The Design Academy?).
Last update 25 August 2010
General comments - might not apply to International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai
  • Fees, facilities, education quality varies widely. Allow extra fees for visa, transport, accommodation.
  • Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.
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