Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

The Center for Culinary Innovation & Excellence (CCIE)

Introduction

Introduction

The Center for Culinary Innovation & Excellence (CCIE) is a leading institute for the study of culinary tradition and innovation, gastronomy, and cultural diplomacy cuisine. Three different categories of educational programs on culinary innovation and excellence are offered: professional degree programs, e-learning courses, professional development programs (certificate programs). In addition the CCIE provides advisory services to governmental and diplomatic institutions regarding important culinary issues or events.

Our objectives are to extend current research, recipes and culinary experiences with a focus on quality, culinary excellence and innovation. The CCIE is committed to the promotion and development culinary innovation and excellence with an emphasis on an international kitchen consisting of a vast diversity of cultural traditions.

CCIE Faculty & Culinary Advisory Board

The CCIE Faculty & Culinary Advisory Board is composed of world renowned Chefs, academics, and professionals from both the culinary and gastronomical fields from prestigious institutions, restaurants and professional schools.

Our Programs

The Center for Culinary Innovation & Excellence offers educational programs on culinary innovation and excellence in partnership with leading culinary institutions, prestigious restaurants and professional schools enabling students to learn from qualified chefs and culinary scientists in the world. The CCIE focuses in particular on the balancing between quality ingredients and the art of cooking together with the element of innovation and creativity leading to the contemporary and modern kitchens of the world’s leading restaurants.