ICCA Dubai Launches AED 1Million Culinary ScholarshipAward

ICCA Dubai Launches AED 1Million Culinary ScholarshipAward

Dubai, UAE, 2 October 2014: The International Centre for Culinary Arts today launched the first of its kind 1 Million Dirham Continuing Education Award, an annual 100% Scholarship Programfor 30 young industry chefs.

This innovative, industry focused corporate social initiative will train &certify talented and deserving, but financially underprivlieged, young chefs in the UAE Hospitality industry.

The above scholarship initiative will be executedinstrategic partnershipwith the Emirates Culinary Guild, World Chefs (World Association of Chefs Societies) and City & Guilds London.

The programselection panel consists of Chef Andy Cuthbert, Chairman ECG and Young Chefs Development Team for WACS, Chef UweMicheel, President of ECG, Chef Alan Pedge, Vice President ECG Abu Dhabi and Mr Sunjeh Raja, Director and CEO, ICCA Dubai will select candidatesbased on a set criterion.

All candidates will be put through the intensive ICCA Dubai - International Chef Training Program, a City & Guilds London, accredited IVQ Level 2 Qualification, along with other Industry Skills Proficiency Training, through a 52 Week Day Release Program.During the 52 week programme, prominent chefs and industry experts will regularly conduct training sessions, imparting skills and knowledge aligned to the industry needs.

The Graduates of the Program will be eligible for WACS Certified Professional Cook, under the World Chefs Global Certification Scheme.

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