Diploma in Food Production (FP)

Eligibility

Pass with 50% (GEN) / 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent.

Overview

Diploma in Food Production program is specifically created for those students who want to enter the food production and catering business in the long run. Major components of the study included in the course’s curriculum are cookery, larder, hygiene and nutrition, commodities and costing, computer awareness, etc.

The program aims to: • Meticulously instill the interpersonal and communication skills into the students. • Provide complete industrial exposure, making the students undergo industrial training and apprenticeship. • Make the students all set to enter the hospitality industry. • To pave a path for the students that would lead them to a brighter future. • Enhance the culinary skills.

This career-oriented program consists of both theoretical and practical components of the study. The focus, however, is laid on practical training in addressing the catering-related aspects of different offshoots of the hospitality industry. The program imparts all aspects of practical knowledge which help the students in grabbing the best career opportunities. This field mainly deals with food science and technologies that are being used to transform raw ingredients into food.

Food technology consists of methods such as preservation, packaging and distribution to provide clean and nutritious food for the consumption of humans and animals. In India, the food processing technology is growing in the field of consumer industry which includes the production of pasta, noodles, bread, cakes, pastries, ready to eat products and ready to cook products. There are different tools that are also taught to use so that food can be prepared skillfully in this program. The subjects can be varied according to the choice of food. The subjects in this diploma can be food skills, food coloring, food quality, food ingredients, organic foods, food tools and tips and many others.

Career Prospects

Food production professionals are gainfully employed across fast-food restaurants, cafeterias, schools, hospitals, non-profit organizations, government agencies, storage facilities, and farms. Here is a list of some of the job positions that a successful graduate can apply for: • Food Technologist • Food Quality Assurance Manager • Front Line Executive/ Field Sales Executive- Food Processing. • Production Supervisor • Catering Manager • Marketing/Sales Consultant • Nutrition Manager • Food Service Supervisor • Diet Technician

The average annual salary offered to successful professionals of the discipline in India ranges between INR 2 and 6,00,000, increasing with the candidate’s experience and skill set. Top recruiting companies include: The Oberoi Shimla, Taj Bengal, Itdc, Raj Vilas, Mansingh Palace, Taj Palace, The Grand Intercontinental, Wildflower Hall, Hyatt Regency, The Oberoi Group of Hotels, The Trident, Le Meridian, The Taj Group of Hotels, Welcome Group of Hotels, Radisson Windsor Hotel, The Grand InterContinental, Devigarh Resort, Old World Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. Barista Coffee Co., Nirulas Corner House Pvt. Ltd, Macdonald’s Ge Capital, Majestic Park Plaza Pizza Hut, Café Coffee Day, Convergys, Excel, Daksh, Essex Farm, The Plaza Solitaire, 3 Globe Services Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, Punjab Tourism Development Corporation, Tmi Network, Ananda In Himalayas, Imperial’s etc.

Duration: 1.5 Year | Total Fees: 70,000 per year

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