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Master in Culinary Arts, Innovation and Kitchen Management

Specialize and grow professionally with the best chefs!

If you have spent years working in culinary arts and gastronomy and you feel that it's time to raise the level of your career or you want to deepen your knowledge in culinary arts, this Master is your best choice.


September or February


On campus


8 months of classes and 3 to 6 months of industry internship


Monday to Thrusday



Study plan

In this Master you will learn to manage a kitchen, you will delve into culinary techniques and discover the latest in gastronomic innovation, without forgetting pastry or the preparation of complete menus for special celebrations.

The Master in Culinary Arts, Innovation and Kitchen Management (60 ECTS) is divided into five modules, plus the Final Project and the professional internships.

Module 1: Kitchen Management and Administration


The Master begins with the conceptual basis of professional kitchen management. Improve logistics, optimize the production system and understand every step of the process. That's the best way to improve your professional project and create the one that you have always dreamed!

You will also learn to control costs and results, purchasing management techniques and the logistics ecosystem behind a first-class restaurant.

Module 2: Culinary products and techniques


Once you have mastered the production system, you will learn the different culinary techniques, taking them to their highest level. You will discover new products to use in your culinary preparations and you will learn how to treat each raw material and ingredient to optimize its gastronomic properties.

In addition, you will be able to apply a large number of preparation and plating techniques for different gastronomic offers. From traditional cuisine to the most modern and the latest avant-garde dishes!

Module 3: Innovation and creativity in cooking


Do you know what is the most exciting thing about cooking? That it's always evolving and innovating. You will immerse yourself in the study and practice of creativity, learning the latest trends in cooking and the most innovative techniques that have changed everything

It's time to master the new technologies applied to gastronomy, such as molecular cuisine. Liquid nitrogen, low temperature cooking, spherifications, gelatins, foams...

With this module you will become an expert in modern and avant-garde cuisine. And you will learn about kitchen research thanks to the institutions and professionals with the most experience in R + D + I.

Module 4: Cooking for events

6,5 ECTS

Flavors transport us to magical moments: build unique experiences thanks to the power of gastronomy.

In the fourth module of the Master you will learn everything that must be taken into account to organize a gastronomic event: how to create menus for banquets, what must be taken into account when preparing a catering or if it is better to opt for a finger-food proposal or a plated menu.

You will master the phases of organizing all kinds of culinary events, from the most intimate banquets to the most massive congresses.

Module 5: Pastry and Baking for Restaurants

6,5 ECTS

The icing on the cake. Bakery and pastry-making: the best way to complete this training. You will master the art of the sweetest recipes and discover the different decorating methods for desserts.

Final Thesis


Demonstrate all the knowledge you have acquired during the Master in the Final Thesis. It is the last step to achieve success!

Professional internships

Grow professionally thanks to our internships

After completing the Master, continue learning through a professional internship of between 3 and 6 months in prestigious restaurants and Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide. Through the Professional Development Days you will be in touch with human resources representatives of the best restaurants and hotel groups.

The professional internships are a fundamental piece that will allow you to consolidate the knowledge acquired, achieve your goals and master your profession. They are the beginning of a direct relationship with the professional environment and become a fantastic networking opportunity, because you can start creating your own network of contacts in the sector.

Our priority is to offer each student a personalized internship, both nationally and internationally.


Career opportunities

Would you like to lead a project capable of changing everything?

With the Master in Culinary Arts, Innovation and Kitchen Management you will be able to operate in the position of head chef, chef de partie or executive chef . You will also have all the knowledge to be a fantastic culinary consultant or to start and create your own kitchen or restaurant business.

Design a menu of the highest category as executive chef or innovate as R&D manager!


All students who finish the Master will obtain the Diploma of the Master in Culinary Arts, Innovation and Kitchen Management by the University College of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Sant Pol de Mar (EUHT StPOL).

In addition, students with previous official university degree studies approved and correctly apostilled will also receive Diploma of Master in Culinary Arts, Innovation and Kitchen Management by Universitat de Girona Foundation (professional private diploma). Students who don't meet these requirements, will get a Certificate of Attendance by Universitat de Girona Foundation.

Teaching staff

When prestige is the marriage of talent and effort

At EUHT StPOL we believe that the best way to learn is doing it with the best, that talent is transmitted through training and that the passion for well done job is contagious.

That is why our teaching staff is made up of leading swords of our industry: kitchen teachers, both at a theoretical and practical level, together with consultants and managers who know first-hand the latest in innovation in the world of culinary arts and restaurant management.

The finishing touch are the master classes by Michelin-starred chefs and chefs of international prestige.

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