Management’s Message

The Gulf Institute of Culinary Arts (GICA) is setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education in the Arabian Gulf. With our first state-of-the-art campus in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in partnership with the Australian College of Trade (ACOT) and regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), we offer Level III & Level IV Commercial Cookery with a progression route to Diploma and Bachelor degree in applied food studies, culinary science and food business management; autonomous certificate programs for professionals and enthusiasts.

We are dedicated to providing the region’s best professional culinary education. Our efforts are guided by the core values and principles of excellence, innovation, leadership, creativity, professionalism, integrity, ethics, and respect for diversity. We teach our students the general knowledge and specific skills required to live successful lives and to grow into positions of influence and leadership in their respective profession. We are proud to state that we have students from all over the world that enrich our campus with their diverse backgrounds and cultures, faculty members that bring immense knowledge and expertise to their roles as valued teachers and mentors and our global network of alumni that includes leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in every corner of the food business.

The management, faculty and staff of GICA welcome you to an experience and journey of exceptional education in the field of culinary arts.

Best wishes,
The Management Team