About the Course

This is for you if you are excited about food and the prospect of managing a food and beverage (F&B) business.

Acquire both culinary and business management skills under the tutelage of experienced business lecturers and chefs. Discover and analyse food trends and learn food sustainability management.

Develop competencies in Western and Asian culinary techniques and F&B service and management. Gain hands-on experience by operating and managing the school’s training restaurant and café.

This diploma lets you . . .

  • Experience an interdisciplinary course that covers both culinary arts and F&B business management.
  • Work with established chefs and F&B managers in top hotels and restaurants around the world.
  • Embark on successful careers in the F&B sector or establish and manage your own restaurants and cafés.


  • Conceptualise and create unique menus and dining experiences for the discerning diners of today.
  • Gain a strong foundation in F&B operations and culinary arts coupled with competencies to manage food sustainability and F&B digitalisation strategies.
  • Showcase your service and culinary skills in acclaimed local and international competitions.
  • Experience working with the industry’s best in Michelin-starred restaurants.

NYP Professional Competency Model (NYP-PCM) – its unique features

This diploma will be taught using the NYP-PCM starting AY2024.

Industry Relevance

Endorsed by industry leaders.

Professional Accreditation

You gain additional industry certifications while you complete your diploma, putting you ahead of the pack.

Agile Response

The curriculum reacts dynamically and quickly to industry changes. You'll be equipped with the latest skills & knowledge.

Integrated Learning

Concurrently learn multiple disciplines.

Course Structure

  • Career Prospects

    Expect to enjoy a dynamic and rewarding career as a/an:

    Culinary Arts

    •         Central Kitchen Supervisor/Manager
    •         Chef de Cuisine
    •         Chef de Partie
    •         Entrepreneur
    •         Head Baker
    •         Pastry Chef
    •         Senior Cook
    •         Sous Chef
    F&B Management
    •         Barista
    •         Bartender
    •         Catering Sales Executive
    •         Entrepreneur
    •         F&B Executive
    •         F&B Group Manager
    •         F&B Operations Manager
    •         Sommelier
  • Further Studies

    NYP’s Diploma in Food & Beverage Business opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and overseas universities. You can choose to specialise in a variety of fields: Hospitality management, culinary arts, food service management, food marketing, food service entrepreneurship, F&B management and baking and pastry arts

Why Our Partners are On Board

Angeline TanHead of Country, Unilever Food Solutions, SingaporeAgainst the global backdrop of a rapidly evolving food and beverage sector, the Professional Competency Model (PCM) is a timely approach to equipping students with the relevant knowledge and skills for the future of work. The curricula on Future Food & Sustainability Management, co-developed by Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), ensures that students understand the trends, opportunities and realities of the sector while gaining an appreciation of how various competencies come together at the workplace, or in this case, the kitchen. As one of the world’s top food service companies with over 250 professional chefs in over 70 countries, UFS is deeply committed to purpose and sustainability through strong brands such as Knorr, Best Foods, Hellmann’s, The Vegetarian Butcher and Carte d’Or. We are excited to collaborate with NYP in nurturing the next generation of talents in Singapore.

Reymen Suresh SanggaramDirector of The Garage & Manpower Development, 1-Group 1-Group is delighted to support NYP’s curriculum innovation with the PCM. The course gives students the opportunity to acquire industry-standard competencies and practices as they learn, forming an excellent foundation for their development when they enter the workforce. NYP’s PCM is closely aligned with the industry and consists a suite of in-demand competencies that will equip graduates with the depth and agility to respond to the needs of the ever-changing F&B sector. We remain committed to partnering NYP in shaping our future leaders and giving back to the F&B industry.

Sebastien LepinoyDirector of Culinary & Operations, Les AmisThe NYP-PCM is carefully designed with the holistic needs of their students, the workforce, and the industry in mind. By collaborating with major industry players and companies, NYP gives their students the opportunity to acquire practical skills and industry-specific insights, so they may graduate as professionally competent individuals. The F&B landscape is dynamic, and it is important for graduates to be equipped with deep competencies that put them in good stead. Les Amis Group is proud to support NYP in developing a generation of food entrepreneurs and chefs who are both technically proficient and business-savvy.

Did You Know?

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