Cook Education in English

Choose your international career! Study at Perho Culinary, Tourism  and Business College which continues a long tradition of providing a high quality education for our students. In the working life a Restaurant Cook is able to work in the food production tasks in restaurants or cargo and passenger ships; in planning, cooking and presenting restaurant dishes and in storing foodstuffs.

Restaurant Cook’s skills

• works independently or in a team according to given instructions
• prepares healthy, tasty and varied food with regard to gastronomic requirements
• has the manual skills required in food production
• prepares food economically and profitably
• has an eye for aesthetics
• has good language skills
• masters the restaurant vocabulary

Intake of students

Intake of studentt is 40. Students are shared in two groups:

• full-time day programme
• apprenticeship training

The admission criterias and tuition in full-time day programme

Finnish applicants
• general upper secondary qualifications
• a sufficient command of the English language

Foreign applicants
• sufficient level of previous general education
• a sufficient command of the English language

The tuition in the Restaurant Cook Programme is in English. Duration of the studies is approximately a year and a half.

The admissions and tuition in apprenticeship training

The eligibility for the foreign applicants
• a sufficient command of the Finnish language
• placement for training

The tuition is in English and training is in Finnish. Duration of the studies is approximately a year and a half.

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Further information

Ms Johanna Mäesalu, Head of International Exchange
+ 358 50 380 5944
johanna.maesalu (at)

Eija Witikkala, Training Specialist
+358 50 3100635
eija.witikkala (at)
(apprenticeship training Perho PRO)

Sari Tuovinen, Teacher
+358 40 1478 544
sari.tuovinen (at)
(full-time day programme)

Student Affairs Office
hakutoimisto (at)