Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

  • Strategic initiative of the Vocational Training Council (VTC)
  • Develop and train quality manpower in the culinary arts in order to sustain and enhance Hong Kong’s status as a gourmet paradise
  • Centre of Excellence for international cuisines, producing highly professional personnel who will oversee the further development of the culinary and wine- related industries in the region
  • Provide quality and professional programmes in European, Mediterranean, Americans, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines
  • Supporting students’ successful career development, and provide young people with diversified and progressive pathways to various professional qualifications
  • Before the ICI is operational in 2018, programmes are conducted in training facilities of the VTC at Pokfulam, Kowloon Bay and Tin Shui Wai
  • Strives to maximise students’ exposure to the international food and wine industry through collaboration with local and overseas institutes and renowned organisations located in France, Italy, Germany and Japan
  • Strives to expand global partnerships in order to diversify exchange programmes as well as support professional recognition and for long-term programme development in international culinary arts, thus sharpening students’ competitive edge in the global market