Your Recipe For Success
Foster your career in the world of culinary arts with KICA
Explore Our Programs
We offer a range of certificate and diploma courses in culinary arts and hospitality management.
Achieve Sweetened Perfection
Is life short, eat dessert first… discover our specialities in pastry and confectionary education.
Food Is Life
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food (Hippocrates)
Our Culinary Family
Join KICA to gain culinary education in a unique environment under supervision of highly qualified and professional staff.
Smart Chef… Smart Life…
Things we can do for you
From food preparation to management, local to chinese cuisine, we provide a range of professional culinary education to make you expert in the field.
Pastry & Confectionery
Explore our offered specialisations in pastry and confectionery arts which include diploma in food preparation and cooking (patisserie) and certificate course in special bakery.
Develop your hospitality management skills with our specially crafted diploma course in hotel management and certification in restaurant operation.
OUR SUPPORT IS THE BEST
At KICA, you will find the best professional support and career development opportunities in the world of culinary arts and hospitality management.
Who are we
Provide systematic training in culinary art from the elementary to master chef levels to beginners and professional chefs.
Located in Karachi City, the Karachi Institute of Culinary Arts (KICA) was founded with community and creativity in mind. KICA is a premier chef development institute accredited by national and international vocational and technical training regulators, and in direct partnership with City and Guilds, UK. The institute intends to produce well qualified, effective and dedicated professionals, who can benefit from huge career potential offered by the thriving hospitality industry.
The institute also seeks to provide means for the professionals Chefs to access internationally recognized qualifications in hospitality management, food preparation and food services, thereby enabling them to achieve an international and national career path.
Karachi Institute of Culinary Arts
We provide professional training in Culinary Arts, Patisseries and Food Service with integrity and innovation to those who love creating great experiences for customers. We nurture your understanding of culinary and pastry theories, skills and traditions while equip you with modern industry trends. Our courses, connections and unique focus on the student experience make us one of the country’s best places to start a career in culinary arts or the hospitality industry.
Connection between World Association of Chefs Societies and KICA
KICA aims to disseminate world-class culinary and hospitality education, setting highest standards of quality learning and training in Pakistan. In recognition of its efforts to employ best practices for culinary schooling and apprenticeship, World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) has officially approved KICA as the first best institute for state of the art culinary education and training facility in Pakistan. With this honor, KICA’s prime objective is to maintain its reputation as the hallmark of culinary education in the region.
What we facilitate our students
The facilities at KICA give trainees the opportunity to acquire skills, which are necessary for a successful career growth within the hospitality and catering industry. For this purpose, a combination of lectures, training videos and live demonstrations are used to teach the theoretical and culinary skills. At the end of each term, students are assessed through case studies, discussions, presentations, group and individual assessments, practical and theory tests.
KICA features small, hands-on classes with attentive, distinguished chef instructors. The Institute has its own state-of-the-art food production unit, including a training kitchen, bakery; learning resource centre and latest IT facilities.
With a view to provide real life hands on training to the students, KICA has agreements with renowned and leading hospitality establishments in Karachi.
What’s more? We keep strong emphasis on quality ingredients means that you’ll cook the dishes with ingredients sourced from the same local purveyors who cater to the city’s finest restaurants.
KICA Success Stories
President World Association Chef Societies
Jean Van Der Westhuizen
Executive Chef Middle East, Pakistan & Sri Lanka Unilever Food Solutions
Chief Judge & Project Director Hotel Asia International Culinary Challenge