Gastronomy and Culinary Arts


The Gastronomy and Culinary Arts department provides the opportunity for those who are interested in cuisine, food and cooking to receive scientific education on culinary arts. It has benefits such as getting detailed information about food and beverages, and having a scientific and artistic perspective. As a result of the training provided, the main goal is to provide qualified employees to the sector. For those who want to take part in this department, their interest in food and culinary arts helps their educational life. 


  • How many years of education in the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department? 

A 4-year undergraduate education is given in the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts department. In order for students to graduate, they must fill their 240 ECTS credits and fulfill the graduation requirements of their universities. In addition, they have 60 days of compulsory internships. 


  • What are the courses of the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department? 

They have more practical lessons programs based on experience than theoretical training. They spend most of their time in kitchen classrooms. 

    • Food Technology for Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, 
    • Food and Beverage Services, 
    • Food Production, 
    • World Culinary Cultures, 
    • Food and Beverage Cost Control, 
    • Kitchen Management, 
    • Basic Pastry, 
    • Kitchen Planning and Design, 
    • Banquet Management, 
    • Wine Science. 


Someone with a diploma from the Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts can continue to be in the kitchen area if they want, or they can work outside the kitchen. They have the feature of increasing the number of study areas according to the courses they take outside of their educational life. They can start their own businesses and continue their professional life. 


    • Kitchen chef, 
    • Cooking, 
    • Management, 
    • Food Controller, 
    • Consumption Chief, 
    • R&D Product Development Specialist, 
    • Food Writing, 
    • Gourmet, 
    • Sous Chef, 
    • Executive Chef 


  • What Does a Graduate of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department Do? 

It prepares delicious food presentations that appeal to the eye in the tourism sector and restaurants. 


  • What are the Job Opportunities in the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department? 

The Gastronomy and Culinary Arts department, which has been very popular in Turkey in recent years, is in a more comfortable position in terms of job opportunities than many other sectors. After graduation, they can easily find a job in many fields. Individuals who have completed their undergraduate education can find jobs in hotels, restaurants, touristic ships, media organizations dealing with gastronomy and the government, depending on their preferences. 



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