Foodie Themed Gap Years

Cooking your way around the world with these amazing culinary Gap Year Adventures. We have all instagrammed a meal or two, but for some people, food is more of an obsession. If the ability to combine your love of food with your gap year travel plans sounds too good to be true, this is the page for you!

The obvious choice is to sign up and make a specialist cookery course part of your plans. As well as making the food, you will learn skills ranging from sourcing ingredients to pairing food with wine. These cookery courses are often residential and may count towards the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme. The chalet cookery courses could even help you land a ski season job.

If you are simply looking for places to travel where you can eat great food, you really are spoilt for choice. Top foodie destinations include India, Vietnam, China and Malaysia, but why not time your trip to coincide with some of the world's biggest food festivals - Pizza Fest in Naples, Savour in Singapore, Canada's Ribfest, the huge Vegetarian festival in Thailand, or South Africa's annual food and wine event.


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Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix


We are looking for dynamic kitchen/chalet staff to join our team in Chamonix for the Summer season. Our Summer program runs from mid-May until the end of September. We are looking for staff with industry experience who love the mountains.
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Make an enquiry with Nomadic Ski

South East Asia Gap Year Semester Program
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South East Asia Gap Year Semester Program


Asia

This 10 week South East Asia Program incorporates various service learning projects such as elephant conservation & volunteering with a school. In addition expect a meditation retreat, rock climbing, caving, trekking, river boat, tubing, jungle exploring, visiting temples, muay thai & cookery class
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Make an enquiry with Pacific Discovery




Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix


We are looking for dynamic kitchen/chalet staff to join our team in Chamonix for the Summer season. Our Summer program runs from mid-May until the end of September. We are looking for staff with industry experience who love the mountains.
Get more details & apply
Make an enquiry with Nomadic Ski

Chalet and Villa Cookery Course

Chalet and Villa Cookery Course


UK

You may feel you have nailed the fluffy souffle or can knock up a pretty mean curry but have you got what it takes to work in the industry? If you have already got the basics under your belt, this course will help you refine and extend these skills so that nothing will faze you in the kitchen.
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Make an enquiry with Flora's Kitchen

Chalet Cooks Course

Chalet Cooks Course


UK

At the Abinger, you'll build your confidence and culinary skills and learn to create and present contemporary dishes to a fine-dining standard. We love to have fun with food and all of our courses are hands-on, practical and inspired! We offer both 5 & 10 Day Chalet Cooks Courses.
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Make an enquiry with Abinger Cookery School

University Basics Cookery Course

University Basics Cookery Course


Europe UK

Is ordering a take-away the sum total of your culinary excellence? Does having a dinner party mean splitting a frozen pizza? Come and join us in the kitchen and you will soon not only be fending for yourself but also impressing friends and family with your new culinary repertoire and skills.
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Make an enquiry with Flora's Kitchen

South East Asia Gap Year Semester Program
SPECIAL OFFER!

South East Asia Gap Year Semester Program


Asia

This 10 week South East Asia Program incorporates various service learning projects such as elephant conservation & volunteering with a school. In addition expect a meditation retreat, rock climbing, caving, trekking, river boat, tubing, jungle exploring, visiting temples, muay thai & cookery class
Get more details & apply
Make an enquiry with Pacific Discovery

Nepal and Tibet Semester Gap Year Program
SPECIAL OFFER!

Nepal and Tibet Semester Gap Year Program


Asia

On this 10 week program in Nepal&Tibet you experience Nepali language&culture immersion whilst home-staying in a rural village.You'll have the opportunity to volunteer on a community development project, trek Annapurna circuit, study yoga&meditation, raft down Kali Gandaki & visit Everest Base Camp.
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Make an enquiry with Pacific Discovery

Mountain Chef-Training Course

Mountain Chef-Training Course


Europe UK

An intense course, giving you kitchen confidence and the practical training you need to truly amaze your guests and manage your chalet kitchen safely and confidently. Mountain Chefs specialise in providing Chalet Chef Cookery Courses. Our open-plan kitchens provide the perfect learning environmen
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Make an enquiry with Mountain Chefs