Welcome to CIE!

The international teaching staff of CIE is headed by chef Maki Stevenson. Maki received her chef diploma from the Natural Gourmet Institute of I.C.E. in New York City and has 15 years of teaching experience. Maki Stevenson was honored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan as Goodwill Ambassador for Japanese Cuisine in 2017.  CIE offers you a globally competitive and intensive one year long learning opportunity in gastronomy in the heart of the European Union. 

APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN for September 17 starting date!

The 1 year long Culinary Arts Program, offered for adults, will help you learn to prepare and serve health-conscious, tasty dishes of high quality in a professional kitchen environment. You will also learn gastro-marketing and entrepreneurship, and could become ready to start and manage your own business. Our school will issue to students a Diploma upon successful completion of the C.I.E. curriculum and practical internship hours in Budapest. 

whY CHOOSE cie?

  • hands-on classes

  • contemporary training curriculum and knowledge

  • extracurricular offsite activities, field trips

  • small-sized student groups and team work

  • international teaching staff

  • in a gourmet city with affordable prices and living

what will you learn?

The course will give you insight into both the theory and practice of professional cooking. You will learn various basic techniques of cooking, frying, roasting and baking, and will be able to use them with confidence. 

where will you learn?

CIE is located in an brand new exclusive venue in downtown of Budapest with excellent transport facilities.  The campus is equipped with two professional kitchens, a state-of-the-art lecture room, and with a gastro art gallery event space.


+ 36 30 570 0696

1088, Budapest, Bródy Sándor u. 44.

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