BSc in Culinary Management
Program Overview

The B.Sc. in Culinary Studies focuses on delivering both fundamental and advanced culinary skills necessary for various food and beverage service operations. This four-year program at D Y Patil University provides a solid foundation in domestic and international cuisines, alongside business acumen in finance, marketing, and personnel management. Graduates gain real-world experience through domestic and international internships, positioning them well for careers in the culinary field. The curriculum promotes a deep understanding of the culinary arts, emphasizing innovation, practical skills, and business knowledge for a successful career in the dynamic food industry.

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Intake: 120
Fee Structure

Annual Fee: ₹90,000
Application Fee: INR 800/-

Eligibility Criteria
  • The Candidate should have passed Class XII (10+2) OR its equivalent examination in any stream (Arts/Science/Commerce/Humanities/MCV) with English as one of the subjects in HSC and having 45% aggregate Marks (40% for Backward Class Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Only).
  • Two years/Three years Diploma of Board of Technical Education or its equivalent with a minimum 45% marks (40% for Backward Class Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Only).
Program Highlights
Career Prospects:

Choosing D Y Patil University makes you a competitive candidate for a culinary job in the real world. Below are some notable career paths you can pursue with a Culinary Art degree from D Y Patil University:

  • A Career in Airlines & Cruise: The industry is ideal for those passionate about traveling and tourism. The good news is that the industry is booming!
  • Caterer: As a caterer, you will use your experience in a kitchen environment to prepare high volumes of food for events. Caterers specialize in cooking techniques that ensure food quality during lengthy serving periods and handle event-planning logistics and menu creation.
  • Executive Chef: As the head of the kitchen in a prestigious restaurant, you will be responsible for overall food quality and kitchen operations. Duties include menu planning, production scheduling, overseeing food preparation, and staff training.
  • Pastry Chef: As a Pastry Chef, you will bake and create delectable baked goods and confections. Graduates with a Culinary Art degree can specialize in baked goods.
  • Personal Chef: Serving as a client's Personal Chef, you benefit from attention to detail. Throughout your training at D Y Patil University, you will develop this skill. Personal Chefs are responsible for nearly every meal their clients eat and must balance meals with appropriate nutrition while adhering to a strict schedule with reliable punctuality.
  • Restaurant Owner/Manager: As a Restaurant Manager, you oversee every aspect of your establishment's day-to-day operations. Restaurant Managers are excellent coordinators and inspire confidence with an active, sound business plan. The focus on real-world culinary experience and business-minded education at D Y Patil University will prepare you for the demanding career of a Restaurant Owner.
  • Sous Chef: As second-in-command in the kitchen, you get hands-on experience cooking signature meals and ensuring a smooth workflow by mentoring the kitchen staff. Successful Sous Chefs are passionate, creative, and natural leaders. Graduates from D Y Patil University gain overall preparedness for basic meal preparation, specialty food preparation, and logistical operations.
  • Flight Chef: The In-flight Chef oversees day-to-day activities in the First and Business Class Cabins, working alongside the crew to manage all kitchen operations and ensure guests enjoy the highest standards of service and quality while dining. To be successful in this role, applicants should have previous experience in an upscale hotel, resort, cruise line, or airline; knowledge of cooking techniques; and use of equipment, with completion of basic education or its equivalent.
Career Path:
  • A Career in Hotels & Restaurants
  • A Career in Airlines & Cruise
  • A Career in Food Retailing
  • A Career in Events
  • Entrepreneurship
Program Structure
  • Discipline Specific Courses
  • Discipline Specific Electives
  • General Electives
  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Value Added Course
  • Ability Enhancement Course
  • Internship / Apprenticeship / Projects / Community Immersion (IAPC)