The Culinary Art Career started in 2007 in partnership and under the sponsorship of Gastón Acurio, the most notorious ambassador of Peruvian cuisine and one of the most influential chefs in the world.

Cencosud Corporation (food retail: Wong and Metro) generously provides the students with top quality ingredients to use in their practical lessons.

Our infrastructure, designed under the concept of workshop, has the neccesary equipments, where the best chefs of Acurio Restaurants as well as other recognized professionals in the field, develop the students’ skills and prepare them for the world of work.

Finishing the carrer, the most outstanding students are awarded with internships in the best restaurants in the world thanks to our alliances with BBVA Banco Continental, Celler de Can Roca, Nanka Family, Gastón Acurio, LATAM, Karlos Arguiñano, Peru LNG and Telefónica del Perú.

  • ¿Is this career for me?

    If you have a passion for cooking and also gather the following skills:

    • Creativity and imagination
    • Teamwork
    • Spirit of service

    …then this culinary art carreer is for you.

  • ¿How will I graduate?

    Culinary art technician who works in the best national and international restaurants.

    • Identified with local ingredients and supplies
    • Respect for biodiversity
    • Commitment to the gastronomic supply chain to integrate the country
  • Labor field

    • Hotels and restaurants
    • Companies dining rooms
    • Catering services and events
    • Independent service


Measures and regulations for opening
Mathematics applied to cooking
Culinary techniques
Applied Computing
Effective communication
Citizenship and environment
Food handling
Introduction to Peruvian cuisine
Introduction to pastry
Beverage preparation
Production costs
Training in values: Vocation of service
English Basics
Regional Cuisine (south)
Regional Cuisine (North)
Fish and Seafood
Cake shop
Culinary English
Tutoring and Collaborative Work
European cuisine
(France, Italy and Spain)
Oriental cuisine
Peruvian Chocolate and Desserts
Fusion kitchen
Author’s kitchen
Training in values: Family and work conciliation


Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. (until 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.)


2 1/2 years


Diploma as Technician by the I.E.S.T. Privado Nuevo Pachacutec

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