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Academy of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management

Driven by a resolve to make a value-adding difference in culinary and hotel management education in Nepal, Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management (ACAHM) was instituted in 2010. Ever since its establishment, ACAHM has been offering a Diploma course in Culinary Arts in collaboration with Culinary Solutions Australia International (CSAI).

The institution attained a new milestone in 2014 when it introduced Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Hospitality Management, a full-fledged undergraduate degree program, in affiliation with Lincoln University College, Malaysia.

In addition to these flagship programs, the institution over the years has also been catering to the specific needs of professionals and hobbyists alike through a range of modular courses in the sphere of culinary skills and hotel management.

In the last one decade, since its outset in 2010, the learning and overall experience imparted to students by Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management has been vastly contributory to enhancing the standards and quality of culinary and hotel management education in Nepal.

With the introduction of Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (CLE) in 2021, Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management now functions as a subsidiary body under the larger umbrella of this parent entity.

Center For Leadership & Entrepreneurship

Building upon the institutional experience and prowess garnered by Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management all these years and guided by a compelling need for setting up an autonomous parent organization wholesomely dedicated to fostering leadership and entrepreneurial knowledge and expertise amongst young aspirants through proficient delivery of appropriate academic programs and training courses, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (CLE) was founded in the year 2021.

CLE has taken its first stride in living its vision of being a resource center for youth aspiring to become leaders and entrepreneurs by launching a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Spring 2022. With a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program and an array of contemporary and impactful short-term modular courses in the pipeline, CLE promises to be the institution of choice for future leaders and entrepreneurs.

CLE Mission

Foster leadership and entrepreneurship by facilitating aspirant learners with conducive resources, amenities, pedagogy and environment.

CLE Vision

Develop human capital capable of creating sustainable value for the community, country and humanity at large.

CLE Core Values

  • Passion
  • Humility
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Agility

CLE Salient Features

Wide-ranging and contemporary academic degree courses and modular training programs

Peer Assisted Learning
(PAL) based
pedagogical strategy

State of the art physical
infrastructure and ICT enabled high-tech classrooms

Startup incubation
program for
students and alumni

Comprehensive learning management system highly customized to the specific needs of all participants involved in the teaching-learning process

Modern and professional management wholeheartedly committed to student-centered policies andpractices

CLE Milestones

1 +
Years

Established in 2010

1 +
Undergraduates

Industry Ready Workforce

1 +
Alumni

Wide Networks of Alumni

1 +
Team Members

Faculty and Associates

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Short Term Course - Pastry

The course intends to impart participants with the conceptual understanding and practical skills required for preparing tarts and pastries of various assortments. It is suitable for individuals who cherish a passion for pastry-making as a hobby and also for those who wish to take it up as an occupation.

Short Term Course - Baking

The course encompasses the fundamental facets of baking and management of bakery businesses. It endeavors to enable participants with the skill-set needed for the preparation of a wide range of bakery products such as breads, cakes, cookies, muffins and much more. The course is equally beneficial for both hobbyists and aspiring professionals.    

Short Term Course - Cooking

The course provides conceptual understanding of and hands-on exposure to all fundamental cooking methods and practices and seeks to benefit aspirant chefs and culinary entrepreneurs as well as individuals willing to pursue cooking as a hobby. The participants are trained to prepare a wide range of international cuisines in keeping with applicable Food Safety and Occupational Health and Safety standards.

Short Term Course - Bartending

The course aims to impart in-depth knowledge of various classic and contemporary beverages around the world and equip participants with the skill-set called for in proficient bartenders and mixologists. The participants will go through World Flair Association (WFA) Yellow Level Grading test and will receive a WFA Certificate upon successful completion of the test.

Short Term Course - Barista

Offered in affiliation with Himalayan Java Barista Coffee School, the course aims at developing accomplished baristas and includes interactive lecture classes followed by hands-on practical sessions with finest ingredients and state-of-the-art equipment.

Bartending

Our bartending course offers a wide range of knowledge about various classic and contemporary beverages around the world along with the necessary expertise required to achieve a career path as a professional bartender or any field of mixology.

Bartending

Certification Awarded

Program Format: Full time and in-person practical based along with theory + internship. Can customize as per the requirements of the students.
Intakes: Every 1 Month

Barista

CLE has now collaborated with Himalayan Java Barista Coffee School, one of Nepal’s first and finest Speciality Coffee houses. The training sessions include lectures and demonstrations followed by hands-on practice with the finest ingredients and world-class equipment.

Barista

Certification Awarded

Program Format:  Full time and in-person practical based along with theory + internship
Intakes

Baking & Pastry

The baking program is for people seeking to be a Boulanger in hotels, restaurants, resorts & bakeries locally or internationally or those who have that zeal for baking. These include preparation of various Bread, Breakfast Pastries, Tarts & Quiches, etc.

Baking
Pastry

Varieties of chocolates & petit fours, cupcakes, dry cakes, plated desserts, cookies cakes, choux pastry, puff pastry, etc are taught to the disciples taking this course due to their personal interest or seeking to become a patissier in any commercial establishments.

Certification Awarded

Program Format: Full time and in-person practical based along with theory + internship
Intakes

Cooking

Our cooking program provides culinary courses which involve hands-on experience on all fundamental cooking methods and practices. The pupils are taught to prepare a wide range of international dishes along with food safety, OHS(Occupational health and safety) practices.

Cooking

Certification Awarded

Program Format:  Full time and in-person practical based along with theory + internship
Intakes