Hotelschool Ter Duinen
Hotelschool Ter Duinen was founded more than 60 years ago, and currently is the leading hospitality and culinary school in Belgium. The students are taught to make traditions and innovation work together for a better cooking experience. Since the early start of the Academy, the Ter Duinen instructors gladly share their knowledge with the Academy’s students during guest lectures and seminars in HRC’s kitchens and training restaurant.
American Culinary Federation
We are proud to be accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). This is yet another guarantee that the education in HRC Academy fully complies with international standards and the diploma will be recognized worldwide. We are the first culinary school in the European Union with an accreditation by the ACF.
The Federation is founded in 1929 with the mission to provide accredited educational programs, certifications and a vast network for professional chefs in the US and worldwide.
The HRC Culinary Academy is founded by HRC International, one of the world's leading training and career development organizations in hospitality. For over 2 decades HRC International provides life-changing career experiences for young professionals at many top hotels and restaurants around the world. Visit www.hrc-international.com to get an impression.
With over ten years of experience and partnerships with Austria , France and Italy, AVA-M ensures the highest quality of products. Major services offered by AVA-M include the engineering, manufacturing and integrated supply of professional kitchen equipment.
AVA-M offers a full service arrangement for its hotel, catering and restaurant clients; including an overall kitchen design. The high quality and reliability of AVA-M equipment is confirmed by their clients, including the Grand hotel Sunny Beach, Grand Hotel Sofia and off course the HRC Academy. At our culinary institute, AVA-M has established a Research & Development kitchen, and helped create our unique Demo Theatre.
From the award-winning culinary legend comes Ducasse Education, the leading global organization of professional and pre-professional Culinary and Pastry Arts schools, where passion and devotion to the art of hospitality underscore a rich history of exceptional standards forged through decades of practice and experience. Ducasse Education sets the highest culinary and pastry industry standards with its comprehensive hands-on educational programs that emphasize practical learning of techniques with precision, innovation and rigorous skills-based methodology. Two campuses are established in France : the Centre de Formation Alain Ducasse, specialized in culinary arts and pastry for restaurant, and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Patisserie , which has been the leading professional Pastry and Bakery Arts school of France for more than 30 years.
Puratos is an international group with a full range of innovative products, raw materials and application expertise in the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors. Products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world, and in many cases actually produced there by our subsidiaries.
Customers are artisans, industry, retailers and food service. They aim to be ‘reliable partners in innovation’ wherever they are in the world, and so help their customers deliver nutritious, tasty food for the communities they live in. Their head office is in Groot-Bijgaarden, near Brussels in Belgium. Puratos Bulgaria is located in Pernik. Come try out the Puratos products at the Puratos Bakery at the Academy.
Bulgarian Association of Culinary Culture
The association aims to promote the culinary art through respect for the national customs and culture. The founder Chef Petar Yorgov believes in young people and is constantly trying to find more talented and eager to learn future chefs. The association supports the local producers and works to implement new technologies, while keeping the traditions alive.
The International Federation of Pastry Ice Cream and Chocolate
The Federation develops the activity of professional cooks, bakers, ice cream makers, chocolatiers and sculptors/artists on an International level and regularly organized fairs and contests on various subjects. The association promotes social and professional values among members and colleagues. Sugar artist Barbara Castiglione, a Federation representative, visited HRC Culinary Academy for the first time in the beginning of 2015 proving master classes to our students.
Euro-Toques Bulgaria (www.euro-toques.bg) is one of the 16 national branches of Euro-Toques International (ETI), the European community of chefs with over 4.000 professionals.
Euro-Toques Bulgaria and HRC Culinary Academy are partners in several initiatives supporting the culinary culture, healthy nutrition and cooking for children.
Bergner Group is the leading kitchenware items company in Europe. Over 15 years experience in the kitchenware industry.
Bergner Group has a full catalogue containing over 10,000 products in different categories and materials, with a multi-channel approach.
Grupo Bergner has its own distribution network throughout Eurasia and works with strategic partners to create synergy between the industry, Retail and the HORECA channel.
Bergner continuously generates value for all its associates, clients and partners as a result of commitment to innovation, quality and service.
The Cook & Chef Institute
The Cook & Chef Institute is a Foundation comprised of figures from the world of international haute cuisine and Bergner who have come together to share strategic thinking about cooking and technological innovation in kitchenware.
The Cook & Chef Institute Foundation, has a sponsorship policy based on support for initiatives or projects from cooking institutions, associations or schools whose objectives are in line with their own and which will generate value for society.
HTP USA Inc.
HTP is a designated sponsor of J-1 visa programs that has placed thousands of individuals from over
fifty countries. As a designated sponsor by the U.S. Department of State, HTP has the knowledge and
expertise required to make every program a success. Read more, here: http://www.htp-usa.com/.
Olimport Ltd. is an established company run by a small and creative team of professionals devoted to the mission to select and deliver the best products of the Mediterranean, and to pay personal attention to each of the company's clients. The portfolio of Olimport Ltd. lists top quality olive oils, balsamic vinegars and olives, dried tomatoes, capers, Himalayan salt, flake salt, a range of peppers, saffron.
Maple Leaf Farms
For more than half a century, Maple Leaf Farms has produced safe, high-quality foods in a thoughtful and responsible manner. Through the years, they have preserved the ideas they were founded upon: contribution to local communities, responsibility for the environment, respect for others and insistence on high quality. http://www.mapleleaffarms.com/
BG PIZZA SCHOOL
BG PIZZA SCHOOL is the first of its kind and a unique school for professional pizza chefs in Bulgaria. Created by Maestro Instruttore Pizzaiolo Adrian Panteleev.https://www.facebook.com/pg/BGPIZZASCHOOL
United States Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture, also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. https://www.usda.gov/
Acetaia Fondo Montebello was founded in 1991 , whose family has been handing down the traditional recipe of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena for many generations. Fondo Montebello consistently produces a top quality Balsamic Vinegar enjoyed around the world. Alongside vinegar, the company also provides top quality handcrafted complementary products as , extra virgin olive oil, Chianti Classico and Prosecco Doc, all branded Fondo Montebello.
HELA Gewurzwerk Hermann Laue GmbH
HELA Gewurzwerk Hermann Laue GmbH, founded in 1905 is a German manufacturer and distributor of marinades, marinating oils, all kinds of seasonings, functional ingredients, single spices, organic spices and seasonings, and spicy ketchups. We at HELA are focusing on the meat processing and dairy industry as well as the food service and retail business and we pride ourselves on providing full technical service and expertise including tailor-made items along with all our ingredients. HELA is an organic certified company and offers a broad variety of Halal certified items. JVN Co. LTD is the official and exclusive partner of company HELA on the Bulgarian market. For more information: www.jvn.bg