ISCAHM

International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management (ISCAHM) is a world class culinary and pastry arts school that has trained thousands of successful and aspiring chefs since 2003. Founded by Norbert Gandler, Ulrich Willimann and Hansjorg Schallenberg; our chef instructors bring to the classroom the expertise that will provide future chefs with comprehensive hands-on experience, knowledge and guidance to succeed in the food industry with modern and industry-standard facilities.

With an exclusive partnership with Culinary Solutions Australia International (CSAI),we offer Diploma Courses with Australian Certificate III, a certificate that is recognized by the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. We also offer TESDA certified courses and lifestyle courses for those who wish to upgrade their skills in cooking and baking. In 2014 we were recognized by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) with a Recognition of Quality Culinary Education,proving our high standards in culinary education and training on an international level. This assures that ISCAHM graduates were educated with WORLDCHEFS standards.

ISCAHM is the only culinary school in the country that has won the highest awards or over all championship from the three (3) major culinary competitions in the Philippines; The Chef's On Parade, National Food Showdown and The Philippine Culinary Cup.



OUR MISSION

To provide the best quality culinary education and training in a safe, dynamic and stimulating learning environment; to produce highly skilled professionals who will excel in their chosen field




OUR TEAM

We have an international faculty roster from Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Canada, Japan and the Philippines that is committed to teach the European curriculum to equip our students with skills and knowledge to attain great professional achievements in the field of culinary and pastry arts anywhere in the world. Our team of experts is led by Chef Norbert Gandler, ISCAHM's Executive Director.

Following our school objective, the school's main faculty has more than 20 years of industry experience in their respective expertise and with an employment record in four or five star hotel operations. All main faculties are under permanent employment with the school, to ensure consistency in the teaching of our curriculum.

Chef Norbert Gandler

Executive Director for Culinary Education

Chef Ulrich Willimann

Director for Culinary Arts

Chef Ernesto Babaran

Director for Pastry & Bakery Arts

Chef Kenneth Cacho

Director for Culinary Arts


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AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

»Philippine Marketing Excellence Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary Arts School (National Awards)
by Philippine Marketing Excellence Awards Institute, Asian Institute of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and Marketing Insights Magazine
Year : 2014

»The Ultimate Chef Warriors

Chef Wars Classical Western – Student Division
National Food Showdown 2013
Year : 2013

»Top Student Team

The Apprentice.
National Food Showdown 2013
Year : 2013

»Top Student Team

Plated Desserts
National Food Showdown 2013
Year : 2013

»Sweet Revenge Award

Student Division
National Food Showdown 2013
Year : 2013

»Over-all Winner

Student Division
Chefs on Parade 2013
Year : 2013

»Over-all Champion

Philippine Culinary Cup 2012
Year : 2012

»National Champion

Chef Wars, Modern Filipino Kulinarya
National Food Showdown 2011
Year : 2011

»Over-all Winner

Sweet Revenge
National Food Showdown 2011
Year : 2011

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Hall of Fame – 5th Consecutive Year of Quality Excellence
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2010

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Hall of Fame – 5th Consecutive Year of Quality Excellence
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2009

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary School and Hotel Operations
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2008

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary School and Hotel Operations
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2007

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary School and Hotel Operations
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2006

»Consumers’ Choice Dangal ng Pilipinas Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary School and Hotel Operations
by Consumers’ League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL) Inc.
Year : 2005

»No. 1 Culinary School (National)

by Shoppers’s Choice Magazine, Asia-Philippines Association of Marketing Professionals
Year : 2004

»Philippine Marketing Excellence Awards

Most Outstanding Culinary Arts School (Manila City Awards)
by Philippine Marketing Excellence Awards Institute, Asian Institute of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and Marketing Insights Magazine
Year : 2004