Culinary Arts Internships

Study in Israel

Tuition: $1,700  - this includes $200 monthly stipend 

Application processing fee  $250.

Program dates:

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Israeli, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Cuisine Internships

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Participants with a background in cooking can spend their internships gaining a certificate in Israeli, Middle-Eastern, and Mediterranean cuisine. The courses would include the following topics (subject to change):

  1. Israeli Cuisine: Salads, Entrees, Folk Foods, Vegan, and Fish-Based Starters

  2. Mediterranean Cuisine, Cooking, and Recipes: Greek, Spanish, Moroccan, and Italian

  3. Middle Eastern Cuisine: Egyptian, Yemenite, and Lebanese

  4. Pastry: Classic and Mediterranean

  5. Theoretical Lessons: Wines & Alcohol, Nutrition, Food Hygiene & Sanitation, Cooking Safety, and the Kosher Kitchen


 The program will be taught in English and will include internships at the large four and five-star hotels in Eilat.  

  • For the 6 months program,  students may choose a certification track focusing on Israeli, Mediterranean, & Middle-Eastern Cuisine. 

    OR choose academic courses which includes three courses with internship (2 credits) valued at 8-12 academic credits in the field of hospitality and tourism from Ben-Gurion University. 


  • Six days of activities per week (1 day off for free-time). 

  • Out of which: two days are dedicated to studies and four days to professional internships. may vary on some weeks.

    • 4 shifts of 9 hours a week (includes breaks) at 4 or 5-star hotels in Eilat.

    • Classes will be taught at Ben-Gurion University’s Eilat Campus.


  • The program also includes relevant enrichment:

    • Lectures from different holders of key positions in the hotel, such as marketing, security, and management.

    • Workshops and seminars on a wide range of related hospitality and culinary topics, like wine, meat, spices, and customer service.

    • Lessons about Israel including people, history, Hebrew language and more.

    • 7 days of tours of Israel (4 days at program start and 3 days midway).

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