The Catering and Food Science programme of The Polytechnic of Guarda has a practical training in various activities and segments of the tourism industry, hotel and restaurant with concerns about efficiency, resource management and rationalization. To meet specific training needs of the Food and Beverage services, training programs are made during the degree, in national and foreign companies, allowing the contact and application of professional knowledge of extreme importance for the integration into the labor market.
A professional with this training must master the rules of hygiene and food safety, plan and manage, co-operate in the structuring of menus, as well as in the preparation of meals, coordinate and make food and beverage service in hotels or similar, also performing catering services.
A professional with this training can plan, coordinate and execute the work kitchen and restaurant, including the structuring of menus, preparation and cooking of meals, as well as the associated service, fulfilling the nutritional requirements and the rules of hygiene and food safety, can perform these functions:
- Caterers collective
- Catering companies and banqueting
- Food and beverage establishments
- Companies in the food sector surveillance
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- Kitchen Service and Operations
- Restaurant Service and Operations
- Organization Management
- Bar Service and Operations
- Kitchen Techniques and Practices
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Food Sciences Tourism & Leisure
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Entry Requirements: Specific National Exam of Portuguese or Economics or Maths
- Regional preferences (Aveiro, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Guarda, Porto, Vila Real e Viseu)
Living costs for Guarda
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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