Latest News • 28.02.2023
CAST has been promoting the concept of Made in Italy for years, driven by the appreciation that the entire world shows for the Italian Lifestyle and for the Italian food above all. For this reason, CAST has been pursuing a constant refinement of its teaching method in order to make it International, hence enabling the new professionals of the gastronomic world to master the skills demanded by the contemporary global market.
The “CAST International Pathway” is an exclusive project designed by the CAST that lays a track connecting its graduated students to top level academic institutes plus company’s in abroad, aimed to expand furthermore their knowledge in the chosen professional field by attending Master-style courses of higher education or career advancement.
This prestigious opportunity is reserved to those students who already hold a CAST graduation in Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Culinary Arts or
Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Pastry Arts for Hotel & Restaurant Service or
Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Pastry Arts
CAST mission is to provide Chefs and Pastry Chefs with a comprehensive academic offer focusing on the exchange of knowledge and experience with an International background thus forging the new Global Italian Culinary Ambassadors, enhancing the Italian food-style in the professional market worldwide.
The project features the esteemed collaboration with leading International institutions such as:
HTMi – Hotel and Tourism Management Institute in Soerenberg – Canton Lucerne, Switzerland (International Hospitality School)
LPM Restaurant & Bar (Worldwide fine-dining Restaurants)
Sorrentino’s Restaurant Group (Fine-dining Italian restaurants in Canada)
Gordon Charles (England based Recruitment Company)
City & Guilds and British Council (International Academic entities)
HTMi-Hotel and Tourism Management Institute, Switzerland, will develop further higher education opportunity for the students attending CAST course of either Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Culinary Arts or Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Pastry Arts for Hotel & Restaurant Service or Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Pastry Arts .
This academic collaboration means benefitting from a privileged access to HTMi – Bachelor, BSc in International Culinary Arts Business. The above mentioned CAST professional courses have indeed been granted academic credits which are equivalent to the first 24 months (2 years) of the Bachelor, thus allowing CAST students to enrol directly in the third and final year (6 months at school + 5/6 months of paid internship in Switzerland).
Further requirements to enrol are: Open for the International CAST students or citizens of the European Community (scholarship for the EU citizen) plus holding a certified knowledge of the English language, corresponding to level B2 (Intermediate) or IELTS 5.5.
LPM – Restaurant & Bar, Worldwide, represents a remarkable job opportunity for the CAST students to gain qualified experience abroad, in a fine dining global chain restaurant where CAST graduated students can access with the professional job role of Culinary Management Trainee on an 18-month LPM Management Training path.
This opportunity is subject to a preliminary interview with the LPM HR team and to available job vacancies. Cherry on the pie: salary, accommodation, medical insurance, flights A/R are included in the package.
SRG – Sorrentino’s Restaurants Group, as well represents an amazing job opportunity for the CAST students to gain qualified experience abroad, in SRG fine dining restaurants in Alberta, Canada.
This opportunity is subject to a preliminary interview with the SRG HR team and to available job vacancies.
GC – Gordon Charles, an England based international recruitment company who select the CAST students for a wonderful job opportunity in the top international chain Hotels.
This opportunity is subject to a preliminary interview with the GC team and to available job vacancies.
City & Guilds awarding body will further accredit the CAST students who have achieved the Professional Advanced Level Diploma in Italian Culinary Arts, with the badge of Certified Chef de Partie, the first and only Global certification for the Hospitality industry in collaboration with the Worldchefs. The owner of this badge is an experienced professional Chef who works under the direction of a Sous Chef or an Executive Chef. He/she covers a role of responsibility within one or more production sectors, such as appetizers, first courses and side dishes, meat, fish, pastry.
C&G digital badge is based on a framework designed to enable progression into and within the sector. It recognizes the skills and experience of people working in hospitality and helps employers attract and retain.
British Council awarding body will assist the CAST students with the English language courses, during their in-house period of professional training, allowing the students for in-depth and adequate knowledge of the language English as an additional professional communication tool, thereby enter the market of international career opportunities.
Be curious to know more on the CAST “International Pathway” and unlock its wide range of opportunities, by contacting: Sunny Menon – International Business Developer & Academic Advisor CAST Alimenti firstname.lastname@example.org