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Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management

Course Description

General Information

Schedules: From Monday to Thursday from 15h to 20h. Additonally, there might be some classes during the mornings. Fridays from 8h to 14h.

The Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management is addressed to industry professional and students with previous studies in gastronomy.

It includes five modules, besides the Final Project of the Master and a professional internship.

Module 1:: Kitchen Management and Administration - http://santpol.edu.es/en/studies/kitchen-management-and-administration-english/
Module 2: Good Practices in Treating Products and Application of Culinary Techniques - http://santpol.edu.es/estudios/knowledge-of-products-and-culinary-techniques-english/
Module 3: Creativity and Innovation in the Kitchen - http://santpol.edu.es/en/studies/creativity-and-innovation-in-the-kitchen-english/
Module 4: Cooking for Events - http://santpol.edu.es/en/studies/cooking-for-events-english/
Module 5: Baking and Pastry for Restaurants - http://santpol.edu.es/en/studies/baking-and-pastry-making-for-restaurants-english/

Professional Outlets

Head of kitchen, head of section, kitchen executive manager, gastronomic adviser, events executive manager, R+D manager, etc.

Study Plan

The study plan includes theoretical classes, practical classes and master classes given by renowned chefs of the gastronomy.

- Module 1: Kitchen Management and Administration. 9 ECTS, 225 hours, 5 weeks
- Module 2: Good Practices in Treating Products and Application of Culinary Techniques. 12 ECTS, 290 hours, 12 weeks.
- Module 3: Creativity and Innovation in the Kitchen. 8 ECTS, 205 hours, 6 weeks.
- Module 4: Cooking for Events. 6,5 ECTS. 165 hours, 4 weeks.
- Module 5: Baking and Pastry for Restaurants. 6,5 ECTS, 165 hours, 4 weeks
- Master Final Project. 6 ECTS, 150 hours
- Final industry internship. 12 ECTS, 300 hours.

Internship Periods

Internships in the industry once the Master’s classes are completed. They are professional incorporation internships and can be from 3 to 6 months. The school is in charge of coordinating costumized internships for the students both nationally and internationally.


Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management by the University College of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Sant Pol de Mar and the Universitat de Girona.

For students who are graduated by official college career also obtain the Diploma of Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management from the University of Girona.

For students without official university studies obtain the university Diploma of Specialization in Culinary Arts Management.

Teaching staff

The team includes:
- Lecturers of kitchen operations, at a theoretical and practice level.
- Industry professionals: consultants and restaurant managers and chefs of international reputation

Admission and Enrolment

- Request information about the required study program.
- Submit the Curriculum Vitae, stating the professional previous experience and education in the gastronomy sector.
- Coordinate and have a personal interview with one of the members of our Board of Directors.
- Request the admission form.
- Pay the enrolment fee.
- Hand in the admission form completed along with all the information requested. All documents must be current originals and certified by the pertinent bodies.
- Make an official free pre-enrolment established by the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The Admissions Department will inform about all the requirements needed for accessing the Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management and give advice on all the procedures for enrolment.

For further information, contact the Admissions Department on
902 021 925 / +34 93 760 22 40 (if calling from out of Spain)
, for requests for information, or by e-mail at

Study scholarships and financing

EUHT StPOL has a study Help Fund for studies in its school. The aim of this fund is to facilitate the access to the educational programs to those candidates that, due to economic reasons, have difficulties to enroll. They are granted in a percentage basis of the total basic or academic cost of the course up to a 50% with basis in the academic record and the economic power of the candidate and of those who finance his studies.

Beneficiaries of Grup Serhs scholarship:

The maximum amount of the aid together with the Serhs scholarship shall not be more than the 50% of the academic basic amount.

Non Beneficiaries of Grup Serhs scholarship:

The maximum amount to be received is the 50% of the academic basic amount

Some public agencies offer other aids:

MAE-AECI Scholarship (for students who are not members of the European Union) - http://www.aecid.es/ES
Beca Conpeht - http://www.conpeht.com/becas_conpeht.php


There is an agreement with different financing agencies to obtain a special financing for the students of EUHT StPOL:

Sabadell Bank - https://www.bancsabadell.com/cs/Satellite/SabAtl/

“La Caixa” - https://portal.lacaixa.es/prestamoshipotecas/prestamoshipotecas_es.html

Visit the Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management page on the Hotel-School Sant Pol de Mar website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Alex Garés; Executive Chef Of The Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay Krabi (Tailand).

“I have seen my dreams accomplished and I have been able to develop my career in incredible places and in the best hotel chains. Sant Pol was the beginning of the journey, through which I found my first job in a renowned restaurant.”

(Student Profile)

Ramon Freixa; National Prize Of Gastronomy 2014.2** Michelin. . Freixa Tradició. Avalon.

3925.jpg “The vocation for the kitchen comes from my parents. I obtained the work system, management techniques and university accreditation in the School de Sant Pol.”


Entry Requirements

See Course Description

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