Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs.

The aid runs from 2018 – 2020.

Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and certified culinary professionals. This is one of the reasons why the embassy wishes to support the academy.

“Skills development in the hospitality sector in Cambodia are of high importance for the future growth and prosperity of the country and its people,” Samuel Hurtig says.

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia is a hospitality training institution and the first school in Cambodia to offer students an internationally recognized higher diploma/associate degree in the culinary arts. They provide instruction in Khmer, the official language of Cambodia, and English to students who have completed secondary schooling.



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