Nestlé Professional and Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland join forces to spice up a new generation of chefs!

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Photo credit: Nuno Acácio

Nestlé Professional, the subsidary of Nestlé dedicated to the out-of-home industry and foodservice professionals, announced today that they have signed a new partnership with the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland (CAAS), one of the top-ranked culinary schools in the world.


Nestlé Professional will spice up the new Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management course content. This program is tailored for career changers and professionals who aspire to join the exciting world of F&B business, develop new concepts and drive value creation. Starting October 2021, Nestlé Professional will bring the latest food trends from around the world into the classroom, conduct workshops, tasting sessions, as well as inject their expertise in sustainability, nutrition, and vegetarian trends. They will exchange ideas and concepts with the new generation of culinary leaders.















CAAS is internationally known for its state-of-the-art facilities and world-class education. It has achieved “Recognition of quality culinary education” by World Association of Chefs Societies and is a member of Wordchefs Global Education Network.

The campus in Le Bouveret, on the shores of Lake Geneva, recently became Green Globe certified, which is considered one of the highest standards of sustainability worldwide.


“It is an honor to be working with such a globally recognized Culinary Academy.  We are looking forward to sharing from the vast Nestlé knowledge trove and Nestlé Professional’s applied foodservice expertise,” said Reinhold Jakobi, SVP and Head of Nestlé Professional’s Strategic Business Unit. “By sharing our knowledge with future chefs and out-of-home industry leaders, we hope to work together to inspire creativity and highlight the importance of nutrition and sustainability for our industry.”



Tanja Florenthal, Dean of CAAS explains, “Our students come from all over the world.  Collaborating with a global business like Nestlé Professional, helps our students to understand the realities of the out-of-home business, no matter where you come from.  By working with Nestlé Professional, we hope to be bring in more forward-looking out-of-home trends and introduce hands-on approaches to nutrition and sustainability.”   


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About Culinary Arts Academy of Switzerland

At Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, industry legends inspire students to turn their passion for food into a career for life. Students benefit from a world-class education that blends culinary mastery with business practicality and hospitality knowledge. Our courses are run in partnership with both academic and industry partners, meaning you’ll finish your education with diplomas that are highly regarded and professionally recognized in any kitchen around the world. 


About Nestlé Professional

Nestlé Professional is the global leader in branded hot and cold beverage and local food solutions. We are passionate about serving the out-of-home industry and "Making More Possible" for our foodservice partners. We leverage our depth and reach to bring relevant knowledge and solutions to help our customers and delight their consumers. 



(CAAS Photo Credit: Nuno Acácio)