Why Culinary Arts in Israel?

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Tuition: $1,750 for the entire program

+ $250 application fee 

+ $300 Apartment deposit fee (returned at program's end)

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Why Culinary Arts in Israel?

Israeli Chefs now World Reknown 

Israeli and Middle Eastern cuisine continues to celebrate unparalleled success across the globe. With an influx of transatlantic restaurants, Israeli cuisine-inspired eateries are a widespread trend on the rise.  

From award-winning restaurants - Chef Alon Shay’s Shaya, winner of the James Beard Award for America’s best new restaurant of 2015; to international hotspots Timna in New York, Zahav in Philadelphia and The Palomar in London; and renowned chefs Yotam Ottolenghi, Ron Ben-Israel and Michael Solomonov, Israel has and continues to produce some of the world’s most acclaimed restaurants and chefs to date.

More so, labeled as the ‘World’s Vegetarian Food Capital’ by Conde Nast Traveler and Tel Aviv is nicknamed the Vegan Nation, Israel has the largest vegan community worldwide. Not surprisingly, the number of sushi restaurants are the highest in the world per population ratio – no country parallels Israel’s advancement and success within the culinary and hospitality industries.

For those aspiring in the field, studying in Israel offers you the chance to experience a fine display of culinary offerings, a wide range of cuisine influences, and vibrant palates -- All while witnessing chefs’ innovative take on traditional tastes and dishes from around the world.


Set in the country's largest metropolitan city – Tel Aviv– students studying the subjects of culinary arts, hospitality, and tourism have a unique opportunity for industry enrichment in the form of five days of internships each week while enjoying one of Israel’s most popular nightlife.  Both tracks include a six-month internship placement within Tel Aviv's five-stars hotel and hotel-run restaurants, during summer and fall semesters.

Tel Aviv Culinary & Hospitality Industry

Given Tel Aviv's scope of fine dining restaurants and luxury hospitality, the city provides an ideal setting for the program. 

The Culinary Institute of Israel partnered with a high-end gourmet cooking school in Tel Aviv that is fully equipped with state of the art kosher-certified teaching kitchens and is verified as an official school for culinary arts and professional training.

The highly affordable price tag of $1,800 for the tuition also includes a monthly stipend, daily meals, medical insurance, accommodation, Israel & Middle Eastern studies and tours, field trips, and the option for English or Hebrew lessons.  The internship and academic studies provide you with many essential skills for advancement in your future career.


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