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Frequently Asked Questions

No. Cooking is not difficult to learn. If you have a special interest in identifying the ingredients of a dish you relish, cooking can prove to be easy and enjoyable for you. For those have never even made a cup of tea, cooking might seem challenging, but with practice, one can master his/her culinary skills.


The best way to improve your cooking skills is to practise all the different processes involved in cooking. You can:

  • Identify and memorise the names of all lentils, spices and flour types, and understand their flavours, colours, texture and aroma
  • Improve your knife skills but chopping an extra onion
  • Practise cutting vegetables into pieces of the same size
  • Learn to crack eggs correctly
  • Learn to prepare dishes without messing up your kitchen
  • Understand the nutritional value of ingredients
  • Start with simple recipes if you’re a beginner
  • Always make sure you have all the ingredients of the dish you want to cook before beginning to prepare
  • Join a culinary arts academy to master cooking skills

With the foodservice sector ruling the world, the demand for good chefs is rapidly increasing. A person with fine culinary skills can make a great career for himself/herself. Some of the most popular career options are:

  • Executive chef
  • Banquet chef
  • Pastry chef
  • Food production manager
  • Restaurant owner
  • Catering director, etc

There are many such institutes and academies in India, which train students in culinary arts. If you are looking to join the best institute to learn cooking, you can refer to the list of institutes given on ProTutors.

The fee depends on the type of institution you are applying to in India. The course duration and types also impact the fee structure. You can get a proper estimate using the ProTutors tuition fee calculator.