Apply for Restaurant Cook studies!

Do you want to develop your skills by studying and become a restaurant professional? If you have work experience in restaurants or you have been an entrepreneur, but lack a vocational qualification, Perho is the right choice for you. Application period from 2 January to 31 March 2018.

A restaurant cook prepares various appetizers, entrées and desserts from fresh ingredients and follows recipes as well as mixes ingredients and prepares many types of foods using various cooking methods.

Main target groups are Finns without vocational qualification and foreigners who already live in Finland and lack a vocational qualification, degree or a study place.

Admissions and tuition

• The tuition is in English
• Duration of the studies is approximately a year and a half
• No tuition fee
• Daytime studies
• Studies start in August 2018

Choose right, choose Perho!

Fill out an application form by 31 March, 2018 here >>

Entrance test >>

The application period to the Restaurant and Catering Service (Restaurant Cook) programme for studies starting in August 2018 has ended. Information concerning the next application period will be available on this website during August 2018.

More information about studies

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

The Student Affairs Office
hakutoimisto (at)

Ravintola-alan opiskelijoiden joulujuhla

Ravintola-alan opiskelijoiden perinteinen joulujuhla pe 22.12.2017 klo 10 Temppeliaukion kirkossa, Lutherinkatu 3, 00100 Helsinki

Juhlan ohjelma

Last goodbye, opiskelijan esitys flyygelillä
Laulamme, Tähti tähdistä kirkkain
Laulamme, Sydämeeni joulun teen
Joulun sana: Pastori Otto Alanen
Laulamme, Maa on niin kaunis
Rehtori Juha Ojajärven puhe ja katsaus vuoteen
Once Upon December, opiskelijan esitys flyygelillä

Joulupuuro ja glögiä tarjolla Perhon Herkussa klo 10.45–12


Restaurant Cook students’ traditional Christmas ceremony on Fri 22 Dec 2017 at 10 am
Temppeliaukio church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki

Programme at the church

Last Goodbye with grand piano
Singing, Tähti tähdistä kirkkain
Words for Christmas: Pastor Otto Alanen
Singing, Sydämeeni joulun teen
Christmas Gospel
Singing, Maa on niin kaunis
Principal’s Speech, Mr Juha Ojajärvi
Once Upon December with grand piano

Porridge is served for students at Herkku from 10.45 to 12 after ceremony.



Marja Hemmi, koulutusalajohtaja, ravintola-ala
040 480 5577
marja.hemmi (at)