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Postgraduate in Healthy Cooking

Healthy cooking is not only a trend; it's here to stay! New generations are conscious of the advantages of a healthy lifestyle and concepts such as nutrition, sustainability and environment.

Studying our postgraduate will allow you to design balanced menus, to use the healthiest culinary techniques and to adapt the gastronomic offer of a restaurant to this new reality.

If you are a chef or a professional in culinary arts, this is your opportunity to specialize and differentiate yourself from the others.

Reasons to study this postgraduate

Theoretical-practical learning

Specialization in new culinary trends

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Professional industry internship

Faculty with healthy cooking expertise

The Postgraduate in Healthy Cooking will allow you to:

  • Learn the advantages of a healthy diet, healthy lifestyle and a balanced sustainable cuisine.
  • Deepen into the products and culinary techniques associated with healthy cooking.
  • Acquire the knowledge of the application of healthy cooking into restaurants' gastronomic offer, according to its typology.
  • Put into practice in our partner restaurants.

  • Who is it designed for?

    • Professional chefs who wish to create or reconvert the gastronomic offer towards healthy cooking.
    • Graduates from culinary schools who want to specialize in the field of healthy cooking.
    • People interested in healthy cooking with demonstrable culinary knowledge.


    • Online theoretical module with video-recorded sessions.
    • On campus practical module at EUHT StPOL Campus.
    • Continuous assessment, depending on each subject.
    • Professional industry internship.

    Study plan

    40 ECTS

    3 months online classes + 3 weeks on campus classes + 3 months professional industry internship

    Credits: 15 ECTS.


  • Introduction to healthy cooking: 3 ECTS.
  • Awareness: 3 ECTS.
  • Types of diets and balanced - therapeutic cuisine: 3 ECTS.
  • Product knowledge and culinary techniques: 2 ECTS.
  • Application of healthy cooking to recipes: 2 ECTS.
  • Application to the business unit: 2 ECTS.
  • Schedule: From 9:00h to 13:00h.

    Credits: 3 ECTS.


  • Ingredients: vegetables, cereals, proteins, fats.
  • Culinary techniques.
  • Cookbook. Application of healthy cooking in recipes of different types of restaurant: fast food, casual, haute cuisine.
  • Once the theoretical and practical modules have been completed, EUHT StPOL will provide students with three months of professional industry internship.

    The characteristics of the restaurant chosen for internships will depend on the professional experience of each student.

    Students who complete all the modules will obtain the Postgraduate Diploma in Healthy Cooking by the University College of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts of Sant Pol de Mar (EUHT StPOL).

    Admission process

    • Information request

      Fill the information request and you will receive in your email the complete information of the Postgraduate in Healthy Cooking.
    • Send your CV

      Send us your CV or resumé focusing on your educational background and professional experience. You will receive an email indicating if you have been admitted.
    • Application form

      Fill in the application form and make the payment of the tuition fee following the steps indicated by our Admissions Department.