Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

The opening of the “Gastronomy and Culinary Arts” Department within Istanbul Gedik University’s Faculty of Architecture and Design will enable the training of qualified, innovative, well-equipped, and dynamic students in the field of gastronomy, which is increasingly professionalizing both globally and in Turkey.

Currently, the perspective on Gastronomy and Culinary Arts is not merely seen as a profession but also as an aesthetic cultural branch. The field focuses on providing enjoyable and beautiful moments and experiences beyond just a pleasurable taste experience through food and beverage organization. Designing these moments and experiences is believed to contribute to Turkey and our university.

Job Opportunities for Graduates

Graduates of the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts department can work in various areas such as food and beverage service establishments, where they will be involved in tasks related to the preparation, preservation, and serving of meals and drinks. They can find employment in both public institutions and the private sector. They may work in hotels, restaurants, food and beverage establishments, or even establish their own businesses.

Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Practice Kitchen (Pendik Halil Kaya Gedik Campus)