• Professional Pastry & Bakery
  • AGE

    18-40 with internship
    41-49 no internship


    8 months with internship
    4 months without internship

An 8 months long program geared toward those candidates who want to master the art of pastry & bakery while learning the abc's of the culinary industry. The program follows the education system and content of the leading vocational education center, City & Guilds.
Candidates between 18-40 years of age can complete the program with internship, those between 41-49 can pursue the non-intership program. The first 4 months take place in MSA's professional kitchens as hand-on basic culinary training, and the second 4 months take place at internship locations determined by MSA. The program offers City & Guilds diploma, the mandatory hygiene certificate, HACCP certificate and the graduation certficate approved by the Ministry of Education.

* City & Guilds diploma is awarded for the 8 months program with internship.

Course Subjects

  • Food presentation
  • Introduction to kitchen equipment
  • Menu planning
  • Purchasing
  • Introduction to culinary arts 1
  • Liaisons
  • Sauces
  • Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • Cost calculation
  • Savory cookies
  • Sweet cookies
  • Cakes
  • Turkish desserts
  • Sponge cakes
  • Classic cake making techniques
  • Traditional cake making techniques
  • Introduction to culinary arts 2
  • Cupcakes & Muffins
  • Modern cake making techniques
  • Frying doughs
  • Meringues
  • Macaron
  • Tarts and pies
  • Breads
  • Working with laminated dough
  • Working with leavened dough
  • Cheesecakes
  • Introduction to bread making
  • Custards
  • Introduction to chocolate
  • Frozen desserts
  • Introduction to sugar paste

MSA graduates are eligible for leading vocational diplomas

  • City & Guilds

    City & Guilds

    Upon the successful completion of their professional culinary programs, MSA students are eligible for the City & Guilds diploma, the leading international vocational education accreditation agency.

  • Certificate of

    Certificate of

    MSA professional programs are approved by the Turkish Ministry of Education and upon the fulfillment of the program requirements, participants receive a completion certificate.

Instructor Team

An instructor team with 23 full-time chef instructors as well as more than 30 local and international visiting chefs every year.