Cooking Cultures

“Migrants’ Integration through Culinary Arts” Project

Erasmus + Adult Education Project


Who are the Target Groups?


The migrants in partners’ countries in the Culinary Sector

Migrants’ NGOs, institutions VET Providers

The VET Providers and NGOs working on migrants’ integration


Both the hosting communities’ and migrants owned businesses


Objectives of the Project

  • To support low-skilled migrants in order to acquire the necessary hard and soft/intercultural skills and competencies so as to be able to access the ever demanding culinary sector
  • To assess migrants’ prior learning and determine a renewed skillset that corresponds to the existing demands of the Culinary Sector
  • To develop training programmes and materials targeted to the needs of migrants and their tutors.
  • To offer better career perspectives to migrants who work or wish to work in the Culinary Sector
  • To increase migrants’ employability in the Culinary Sector and streamline it through formal channels of employment, offering a higher protection level away from undeclared work.
  • To enhance migrants’ integration into EU societies through their inclusion into the labour market.

Project Activities

Delivery of a Prior-Learning Assessment Approach

The assessment of the existing skills of migrants and the Culinary Sector

Designing a Consolidated Education Scheme that Facilitates Integration of Culinary Arts and Immigrants

Migrants-oriented training materials (both printed and digital) to cover the needs and preferences of groups with or without advanced digital skills

Two-Stage Training Activities for Migrants

Tutors/trainers’ & migrants’ materials and programmes will be tested for their effectiveness and responsiveness towards migrant learners’ actual needs

Learning / Teaching / Training Activities

These short-term joint staff training activities will take place in Greece for tutors/trainers