Royal Academy of Culinary Arts

Bachelor Degree in Food & Beverage Management

The Food and Beverage (F&B) Management bachelor degree at RACA combines between culinary arts and management, with two years allocated to each. F&B Management is a segment of hospitality that focuses on operations in restaurants, hotels, resorts, catering companies, hospitals, hotels, and more. It includes the business side of food-related operations, such as ordering and inventory, planning and costing menus, and managing budgets, in addition to marketing as well as managing staff and resources.

The program is created and designed in collaboration with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the number one hospitality management school in the world, and it is also accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. EHL has also provided training to the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ instructors to deliver this program according to EHL educational philosophy.

Program Attributes

Program Learning Outcomes

By graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Food and Beverage (F&B) Management studies, graduates will be able to:


Study Plan

The study plan embodies the hospitality mindset and attitude values where technical education needs to incorporate the soft skill components of business, management, and leadership in addition to practice (hands-on) on campus and outside the Academy, whereby students, in their third semester, train for five months on operating kitchens in 5-star hotels, to implement what they have learned of culinary arts. In the sixth semester, students will be training in all departments within a 5-star hotel for another five months as well as to work closely with direct managers and directors in a supervisory level.

It is predicted between 2021 and 2025 that there will be a need for over 16,000 employees at all levels in the hospitality sector which entails the need to graduate more than 3,000 competencies every year.