The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts graduates 118 new chefs!


Under the patronage of H.E. Mrs. Emilija Georgieva, Ambassador of Switzerland to Jordan, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) held its 13th graduation ceremony on Saturday 12th of November 2022 at the King Hussein Business Park Auditorium; honoring the achievements of 118 graduates. H.E. Dr. Wajih Oweis, Chairman of RACA’s Board of Trustees was present during the event, in addition to Mr. Bill Dewell, the General Manager of Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, among the graduates’ family members and RACA’s management, faculty and employees.

H.E. Dr. Wajih Oweis addressed the graduates and their parents in his remarks where he congratulated them for their achievements, and encouraged them to start their careers in this promising industry to become active youth in the development of the hospitality sector in Jordan.

H.E. Mrs. Emilia Georgieva, delivered a speech to congratulate the graduate chefs for choosing this educational path for its rewarding future and various possibilities it offers. Her Excellency also mentioned the positive and fruitful outcomes resulting from the Swiss dual-education system applied by the Royal Academy through its partnership with École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland, the world’s No. 1 University in Hospitality and Leisure Management.

RACA’s Director, Chef Jacques Rossel proudly congratulated the graduates and extended his appreciation to their parents, families and sponsors for supporting them in achieving their dream and passion. He also reflected on the main milestones of their 2-years journey, building their skills and knowledge through the RACA’s values.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is a Technical University College, established in 2008 following the vision of His Majesty, King Abdullah II, to raise the level of education in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector, and reorient young men and women toward education related to the technical market. RACA is a Certified Member of the Network of EHL-certified Schools and offers a Four-Year Bachelor’s Degree in Food & Beverage Management and a Two-Year Diploma in Culinary Arts.

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