Third meeting of partners and experts of the CULINART project, France

07 October 2019 News 28 Views

In July 2019 the international partners met in France in Le Puy-en-Velay, hosted by the partner GRETA du Velay to discuss and approve the structure of the new VET qualification for Chef. The working group took into account the country specifics and variations of the existing training offers and requirements towards the education and training for cooks and chefs in the partner countries and thus came up with a common qualification profile for the occupation of Chef that was agreed with all the partner organisations.


Focus group discussions in Spain

15 April 2019 News 106 Views

In Spain FASE organized two focus groups discussions involving a total of 75 participants. Theprofile of the engaged participantswas varied: owners of culinary arts business, VET trainers in hospitality, trainees in hospitality, culinary art critics in the media,  researchers in agrifood, public workers in the regional service for employment, food producers, representatives of professional association of restaurants.


The 2nd Steering and Evaluation Committee and Expert Workshop was held in Zaragoza

12 April 2019 News 94 Views

The second meeting of the project partner organizations was held on April 9-10th, 2019, in Zaragoza, Spain.


Focus group discussions in Italy

01 April 2019 News 97 Views

The Chefs say that: "While they are still attending school, students should have more opportunities to interact with the world of work".

"Chef: he is a person who has all-round skills and knowledge about everything in the kitchen".


Focus group discussions in France

29 March 2019 News 95 Views

Three focus groups have been organised in France to evaluate the needs of the culinary sector in terms of job profiles and competences.
They have been organised in vocational high schools specialised in hospitality and culinary arts. All restaurant managers and chef de cuisine from two employment areas (LePuy-en-Velay and Brioude) have been invited together with the main union of employers for hospitality and restaurants, training funds in charge of hospitality and catering, employment agency and the inspector of Education.


Focus group discussions in Bulgaria

15 March 2019 News 91 Views

Three Focus Group Discussions were held in Bulgaria in February and March – 1 in Dobrich and 2 in Varna organized by the project Coordinator – International College.
The purpose of the seminars was in open discussion with the participants to explore the specific needs of tourism and hospitality businesses and to define their requirements towards the professionals working in the culinary arts field. As a result from the events, were formulated concrete suggestions were formulated regarding the specific knowledge, skills and competences that the modern chef should posses in order to meet the expectations of the employers and to keep up with the latest trends and innovations in gastronomy.

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