Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online (fatafeaticca.com)
This is a joint initiative between Fatafeat and International Centre for Culinary Arts - ICCA Dubai, to deliver a new way of learning food – watch TV, enroll to learn and get certified.
The said model is based on the innovative idea of bringing together Television Media and Online Platform to effectively deliver Certified Culinary Education accredited by City & Guilds, London.
Fatafeat, a subsidiary of Takhayal Entertainment which is part of Discovery Communications, is the Middle East\s First and Only Arab free to air food channel. Broadcasting to approximately 55 million TV households in 21 Arabic-speaking countries across the Middle East and North Africa. Fatafeat offers the best in creative, delicious and innovate culinary ideas from a talented team of local and international chefs to inspire and entertain the entire family.
Much more than just a TV channel, Fatafeat boasts a fully-integrated 360˚ multi-platform experience, with a successful TV channel, social media, a popular website (www.Fatafeat.com) and VOD (http://play.fatafeat.com/ ).
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 16 Discovery brands reach 503 million cumulative subscribers in 108 countries and territories with programming customized in 21 languages. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
About International Centre for Culinary Arts – ICCA Dubai
International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA) Dubai is a world-class culinary training centre, delivering programs accredited by the internationally recognized City & Guilds, London. It was established in the year 2005, with a mission to become the leading culinary training provider in the Middle East and redefine the way in which professional & personal culinary training is delivered across the region.
ICCA Dubai has been featured amongst the Top 10 Culinary Institutes in the World and awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs), a global authority on food standards. The “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award seeks to recognise the training and education that meet or exceeds the culinary standards education established by Worldchefs.
About City & Guilds
City & Guilds London established in 1878 (137 Years old), is the World’s largest Vocational Awarding Body. Certifies over 1.3 Million students annually the world over and helps increase an individual’s value proposition and competitiveness within the Global Market.
We have worked to promote education across the world and our progressive qualifications are internationally renowned as the benchmark for workplace excellence. Our accreditation is recognized as a sign of quality in over a 100 countries around the world and are used both
a. What is this program about?
“Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online”, is about delivering high level of quality instructions, online learning materials and support for learners, all of which will allow them to achieve the Fundamentals of Culinary and Home Kitchen Skills to become a Certified Home Chef.
Learners will be able to engage with a range of practical cooking techniques and skills, while applying the knowledge and understanding obtained from the Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online. The said initiative to help obtain a City & Guilds accredited programme certificate is being provided in partnership with the 24 hours Food Television Channel - Fatafeat, owned by Discovery Network.
This online academy will provide a solid platform for learners to continue their journey into the professional world of culinary arts. City & Guilds is pleased to endorse and support such an innovative and high quality learning experience.
b. What is the difference between “Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online” and other food shows?
Most food shows are about providing information and entertainment around food. Whereas, “Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online” is about knowledge and skills based education together with wholesome entertainment.
c. Can this program help me for my future?
This City & Guilds, London, online academy will provide a solid platform for learners to continue their journey into the professional world of Culinary Arts and take their knowledge and skills to the next level.