Competence area: Food Services
Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College provides English-taught vocational education of Restaurant Cook. Restaurant Cooks are trained to plan and carry out food preparation and customer service tasks in the catering sector.
- Restaurant Cook – full-time day program for foreigners & Finns who live in Finland
- Restaurant Cook – work-based studies for in Finland living foreigners
Restaurant Cook can work in a sales-minded, customer service oriented and quality conscious manner. They can work profitably, productively, and responsibly while operating in compliance with hygiene requirements and sustainable operating practices.
A Restaurant Cook who has completed the qualification knows how to carry out cooking tasks at restaurants or in public sector units with different business ideas or missions. They learn how to prepare tasty, nutritious, and wholesome food, taking special diets into account and how to serve food as individual plated dishes or dishes for a large group of customers.
Restaurant Cook in profession
A restaurant cook who has completed the competence area of food services is qualified to work at lunch or dinner restaurants as well as in the catering sector, staff canteens, cafés, catering companies, freight and passenger ships as well as institutional kitchens.
1/ Full-time day program
Qualification: Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services
Content of the qualification >>
Competence area: Food Services
Degree title: (Restaurant) Cook
Scope of qualification: 180 competence points
Stucture of studies: Full-time day program
Teaching language: English
Duration on studies: 1–1,5 years on average
Tuition: There is no tuition fee
Campus: Töölö, Perhonkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki
Entry requirements on the full-time day program
- you are a foreigner or a Finn who lives in Finland
- you have upper secondary qualification/ previous general upper secondary education but, do not already have vocational qualification, a degree or a study place
- sufficient level of English language skills
- passed aptitude test
COMING: Application period for full-time day program
Full-time day program starting in August 2020
- Application period: 1.2.–15.3.2020
- Optional dates of aptitude test / interview: 20.– 21.4.2020
Aptitude test / interview
- On Mon 20. – Tue 21.4.2020 (studies starting in August 2020)
Selected Restaurant Cook applicants will be invited to aptitude test based on their application and supporting documents, including educational certificates and motivation letter. The aptitude test is organized at our college.
2/ Work-based studies of Restaurant Cook
Restaurant Cook studies are also available as a work-based study program for foreigners living in Finland >>
For foreigners who live in Finland Restaurant Cook’s English-taught studies are also available by apprenticeship or training agreement.
Restaurant Cook – further information
Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College
Töölö campus, Perhonkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki
Pia Vainikka, Study Service Officer
+358 40 1478 546
Student Affairs Office
hakutoimisto (at) perho.fi