Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services

Restaurant Cook and Restaurant Waiter / Waitress

A vocational qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services is a secondary level vocational education and we follow the official Finnish national curriculum.

The qualification provides broad-based and diverse skills in cooking, serving, sales and customer service. In the restaurant and catering business there are a lot of different possibilities for your career here in Finland, by choosing the international restaurant field there will always have work available.

Study flexibly

Studying and learning are in English and are working life oriented. Foreign students also learn the basics of the Finnish language. Students practice and learn their vocational skills in our teaching Restaurant Perho, in our classrooms, teaching kitchens and in working life. Students can study also in Perho’s e-learning campus, iPerho. Every student will have a personal competence development plan.

Continuous Admission to Work-based studies

You can send your application any time in the continuous admission. We will contact you by email to the email address that you have given on the application form within two weeks of receiving your application.

Get familiar with the study programs.

Admission for Restaurant Cook full-time day program

Application periods to Restaurant Cook full-time day program is twice a year.


Admission and Student Services >>

Admission Services: hakutoimisto (at) perho.fi
Student Services: opintopalvelut (at) perho.fi
tel. switchboard: +358 (0)9 350 9210

Service times

Mon–Fri 9.30–14
other times: according to as agreed


Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College
Perhonkatu 10 (Perhon Proffa)/3rd floor
FI-00100 Helsinki

You are on a route to higher education

Studying for a vocational qualification in English will improve your language skills and grants your eligibility for further studies in university or university of applied sciences.