General Info for students
Indian Culinary Forum
The Indian Culinary Forum, popularly known as the ICF is an Indian association of chefs, established in the year 1987 at New Delhi as an exclusive non-profit association, dedicated solely for the advancement of culinary professionals in India. The Forum’s objective is to act as a link, platform, useful and necessary instrument for the national community of chefs.
Junior Forum Membership
This membership is open to students to all students pursuing their degree or diploma in Hotel /Culinary art / catering management. The membership shall be valid till the completion of the course. In order to renew the membership the applicant must follow the procedure for professional membership afterwards.
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Why choose our qualifications?
Our long-standing experience as a skills provider to centres, governments, learners and employers means that we understand your specific needs.
Benefits for centres
Benefits for employers
We help businesses by creating capable candidates
Secure the skills you need to improve business performance by hiring City & Guilds qualified hospitality and catering staff.
Our candidates will fit your position
City & Guilds hospitality and catering graduates have been rigorously tested on their knowledge and have skills tailored to specific positions. As our qualifications are internationally recognised, you can also recruit our graduates from abroad, confident that they will be suitable for sector-related vacancies.
Global opportunities for learners
Our qualifications are recognised globally
City & Guilds learners can benefit from their qualifications in over 40 countries, and our Hospitality and Catering qualifications are widely accepted as the benchmark for workplace excellence.
This international recognition means that former City & Guilds learners are also able to apply for jobs abroad. The Europass Certificate Supplement that our hospitality and catering graduates receive provides an overview of their skillset, and can be helpful when seeking employment in other countries at a later date.
Our qualifications are a path to jobs
Our Hospitality and Catering qualifications provide learners with the skills employers need, helping them progress directly into employment or into higher positions at work.
We have worked with employers, universities and professional bodies to create a job-focused, current, innovative portfolio. Our qualifications are accepted by companies, higher education institutions and governments in many countries, giving our graduates the best chance of success.
Why are we different?
Our Hospitality and Catering qualifications stand out from the competition for several reasons:
- Breadth and depth of qualifications
- Quality assurance
Level 2 IVQ Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) (8065-02)
Level 2 IVQ Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Patisserie) (8065-03)
Eligibility: 10th Pass, fluency in English language
What qualification will I get?
Diploma from City & Guilds, London, United Kingdom
How long is this course?
1 Year Program consisting of 6 months practical & theory at the academy & 4 months Industrial Training in 5-star Hotels or Restaurants
How is the course assessed?
Continuous Assessment, Practical & Written Examinations
What does this course lead to?
Employment in the Hospitality Industry
What will I study in this course?
Classes held per week: 8 (Practical: 6 & Theory: 2)
What will I study in this course?
• Safety at work in food preparation
• Food safety at work
• Food preparation methods
• Cost control operations
• Storage & care of materials
• Nutrition at work
• Cooking methods: boiling, poaching, steaming, stewing, braising, deep-frying, baking, roasting, grilling
• Cold food preparations, basic pastry technique
• Kitchen maintenance & design
• Budgeting, costing & control
• Menu Planning
• Preparation, cooking & service – Meat, poultry dishes, stocks, soups, sauces, pulses & vegetable dishes
• Preparation, cooking & service – Pasta, rice, farinaceous, cold preparation dishes, egg dishes & savories
• Prepare, bake paste based products and desserts
• Prepare, bake cakes and sponges
• Prepare meringue-based products and desserts
• Prepare gelatin set desserts
• Prepare egg set desserts
• Prepare & bake chemically aerated products
• Prepare & cook fruit-based desserts
• Prepare simple frozen desserts
• Prepare & bake fermented products
• Prepare & use creams, fillings & glazes
• Prepare hot & cold sauces
• Prepare & use decorative mediums
- Copy of birth certificate*
- Passport copy*
- Copy of Class 10th passing certificate*
- Proof of Residence – Adhaar Card Copy*
- 4 Passport size recent photographs*
*Originals to be produced at the time of admission
Total Fee Rs 4, 64, 000/-
Amount for 4 installments is Rs 1, 16, 000/- paid in 4 months
For International students fee is Rs 4, 88, 000/-
Amount for 4 installment is Rs 1, 22, 000/-
City & Guilds is the most prominent institution of the world in the field of cookery due to its structure, education programs, instructors and high standards. It is a vocational education organization authorized to issue internationally-valid vocational qualification certificates and accredit education institutions with over 100 years of experience in education and training. Founded in 1878 by the order of Queen Victoria of England, City & Guilds is under the auspices of the British Monarchy. Chairman of the non-profit organization is the husband of the Queen of England, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The primary mission of City & Guilds is to assure all the accredited education institutions all over the World maintain the same training quality standards. City & Guilds have accredited over 8500 schools, of which a small number provides culinary education, in more than 100 countries. The City & Guilds’ diploma is valid and approved across the globe regardless of the name and location of the training institution. Every year, 1 million graduates of these schools begin to work in nearly 500 various professions. A great number of universally famous chefs have City & Guilds certificate. Some of the celebrity executive chefs include; Michelin Star Jamie Oliver, Gary Rhodes, Gordon Ramsey an Heston Blumenthal.
About CITY AND GUILD
City & Guilds is a world leader in vocational education.
They operate in over 80 countries and have over 130 years of experience in designing qualifications and providing learners with real-life, practical skills needed to succeed in the modern workplace.
They work with governments to develop skills solutions and embed their qualifications into the national education system and curriculum.
Their qualifications are widely accepted by employers around the world as the benchmark for excellence and help to create a mobile and flexible workforce suitably qualified to succeed even in today’s challenging economic climate.
Cook and Bake Academy is an approved City & Guilds center and an officially recognized training provider