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63 graduate from Royal culinary academy vocational program

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(Photo: Royal Academy of Culinary Arts)
AMMAN —The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts celebrated the graduation of 63 Syrian and Jordanian students from its Vocational Training Program, the academy announced in a press statement on Tuesday.اضافة اعلان

The program was funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development through the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. The three-month program aims to develop the professional competencies needed from youth in order to be employed in the hospitality and culinary sectors.

The graduation, which was held at the academy’s campus, was attended by representatives from the bank and the foreign office, and more than 12 employers including hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets.

The ceremony included a welcoming speech by the director of the academy, Jacques Rossel, who thanked the funding organizations and employers, voicing hope for further cooperation in the future.

Rami Samain, Regional head of gender and economic inclusion at the bank, added that the organization was proud to have worked with the academy to develop and deliver this new offer of short-term vocational training courses, tailored to the market's needs in the culinary arts industry.

The program included eight theoretical subjects specialized in professional and career development, food safety, and sales, in addition to practical subjects specialized in the basics of kitchen and service, and a two-week on-site training opportunity with employers.


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