Kamaxi College of Culinary Arts (KCCA) affiliated to Goa University, the state’s only culinary B-school, offering a three year degree programme approved by Goa University has opened admissions.
The institute, which is in its second academic year, has French Master Chef and Maître Cuisinier de France Patrick Albert on the faculty team as Head Chef.
Created for aspirants in culinary management, the three-year degree programme designed by experts features indepth industry knowledge and skill sets, business education and advanced food production. Admissions have begun for the next batch slated to start in June 2022.
KCCA offers its students an opportunity to undergo an internship in the US, Japan and Germany in addition to opportunities in hospitality establishments in India.
The on-campus degree programme is endorsed by Goa University and the Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council. KCCA has recently forged a collaboration with the country’s leading Business School, Goa Institute of Management (GIM) to create a culinary business incubation programme.
Says Parixit Pai Fondekar, Chairman, KCCA, “Our job is to prepare students to deal with the challenges, explore the opportunities, and even create niche segments of their own. At KCCA, we provide students the tools to build their own future, in what is now and will continue to be a highly competitive industry.
Our job is to prepare students to deal with the challenges, explore the opportunities, and even create niche segments of their own
Our focus is on training leaders of tomorrow, to develop their business acumen, foresight and confidence in them so that every decision for the venture they manage is based on a rooted foundation.”
Parixit visited France recently and interacted with master chefs from the region in an effort to explore internship and job opportunities for Goa based students of the culinary management course.
Students who have passed their Class 12 exams, with English as one of the subjects are eligible for the programme.