Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts: A New Sun Rises

The Magsaysay Group will be launching the Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts (MIHCA) in the upcoming school year. The edge over CCA and Benilde? A close association with other Magsaysay affiliates which will surely lead to fulfilling careers in the Hospitality Industry here and abroad. The courses are developed and certified by the US-based Johnson & Wales University with internships in world-class hotels and restaurants. The programs include basic foundation courses as well as upgrading courses for those preparing for management-level positions.

Contact details:
Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Arts
3/F Times Plaza
United Nations Avenue corner Taft Avenue
Manila Philippines 1000
T: (632) 524-9586; (632) 523-8538; (632) 523-5653; (632) 527-6160; (632) 528-1627
W:, if you are looking for a career with the Magsaysay Group, you may apply online at Positions are available in the ff areas:
1. Marine (Deck & Engine)
2. Hospitality (Cruise Ship)
3. Healthcare (Nursing & Caregiver)

Certification and Awards:
ISO 9001:2000 Certified by DET NORSKE VERITAS
Lloyd’s List Best Manning Agent 2005 (Asia-Pacific)
DOLE-POEA Award of Excellence 2005
DOLE-POEA Performance Awards 2005
Highest Foreign Exchange Earnings – Seabased Sector
Exemplary Welfare Programs & Allied Services
Exemplary Technical Capability
Highest Deployment of Seafarers

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89 Responses

  1. Hi, I’m a librarian. I would like to know if MIHCA has a library. Thanks.

  2. hi my name is lovely…i just wanna ask f pwede ba mag enroll ang girls..kac i have noticed the batch 4 they are all boys..

  3. hi im marco want to know how much is your tuition fee for 1 yr culinary arts..GodBless!

  4. hi im marky how long is the program…? in culinary and how much the tuition fee.


  5. Do you have a new schedule of Diploma in Culinary Arts for the year 2009, What I found was Sep-DEc 2008. I am working abroad and plan to take culinary course but I have to plan my vacation and seek approval from our office.

  6. i would like to inquire on your requirements for the 1yr. culinary arts and how much will it costs?

  7. Hi MIHCA… I want to know the whole payment for the certificate in culinary arts offered? And when is the starting of next classes? Thanks…

  8. i would like to inquire if the school is inviting guest chef to do demo class/lecture.who can i get in touch with to make and appoitment,thank you much.

    my email…

  9. hi im from mihca.
    im takin up culinary arts there. its fun to be in mihca. there are alot of things you could learn there. hope all of you will enroll.
    our graduation day is on nov 28. but i think its tentative. ^_^

    if you want to know if im really studying at mihca. please do see my profile. thanks and godbless ^_^

  10. well thats a friendster though :p

  11. heres my mail. see yah! ^_^

  12. Hi,
    I want to ask kung pwede mag enrol yung high school lang, at kailan ulit start ng classes niyo?

  13. hi! can you give me an assurance that i can work abroad, if I enrol in your school, how much the tuition fee, how many months before I finished my course. Is there any age limit? I am 36 yrs old already.
    Hope to hear from you soon. ” kailan po ba ang start ng enrollment is there any installment basis for the tuition fee?Thanks!


  14. I would just like to ask how much is it for a one-year course of culinary arts? Thanks..

  15. how much is the tuition fee?
    how many months will it take?
    and when is the start of classes?

    • sir.adam
      iam in libya i want my son jerry badong to enroll in your school . i want to khow for 4 month culinary how much tha tution ? start for the next batch? how much upon enrollment ? about baking? beverage?

      mrs, elenita dimapilis
      eleventh june clinic
      tripoli, libya

  16. how much is the tuition fee?
    how many months will it take?
    and when is the start of classes?
    im interested in baking and pastry arts.

  17. Culinary arts is 4 months with 500 hours OJT. F&B and housekeepins is 2months with 500hours OJT. There is a installment plan for the tuition fee. Minimum requirement is 18 years old with at least a highschool diploma. Placement rate of graduates is 80%. Contact MIHCA at 524 9996 for more info

  18. hi im a graduating student. how much is the tuition fee? and how long does it take? do i need experience?

  19. tuition fee is 105K for culinary arts and 50k for food and beverage and housekeeping. No experience is needed.

  20. Hi, I’m Gelo. ask ko lng po kung ilang months po ba ang Culinary Arts?? magkano po ang tuition fee?? diretso po bang may trabaho ako pagkatapos kong mgstudy?? thanks!!

  21. HI!! I’m a graduating student. what is the age requirement in enrolling culinary arts?? how many months do i have to study? do you have dormitories?? how much is the tuition fee?? after studying culinary, do you have jobs that are waiting for us?? thank you!!

  22. Hi gelo. The program consist of 4 months training plus 500 hours of ojt. Some of our graduates usually get work straight from graduation, in which case you no longer need to complete your ojt hours. In general, our placement rate for graduates is 80% most on the different cruise lines that we are partnered with. Sorry, we dont have a dorm.

  23. how are the program scheduled?— can i choose my sched?for example if i enroll this end of january, can i start this feb? or do i still have to wait for the previous batch to finish their course?

  24. btw, how much is the cost for baking and pastry arts program?thanks!

  25. hi,magkano po b ang downpayment pag nag enroll ng housekeeping at ano yong sched ?kc nag work po ako.klan npo yng shed ng next classes?tnx

  26. my age limit po ba sa housekeeping?im 40 na kc e.

  27. hi am carlo, i would like to ask when will be the next batch for each courses?

  28. hi, am eyrich, i would like to know f no age limit in housekeeping, and how much it cost?

  29. Good Morning.. i want to enroll there this year for culinary arts. can you please mail me, what i need, where is it located, how much it will cost for 1 year culinary arts, will i have a job in cruise ship after i finish, what is the requirements because i`m an undergrad and pep test passer in high school. I love cooking but which is better culinary or house keeping? I`m also interested in house keeping. please send a reply through my mail, thank you.

  30. To know the price, please back read..

    To know the schedules for courses, I think brochures are available at the Times Plaza, or just call them, they’ll be happy to answer your inquiries.

    To visit the place…check :

    Im not from MIHCA but Ive heard positive feedbacks. See you there! I’ll enroll soon.

  31. satellite image of the place:

    just at the corner of the LRT station =)

  32. hi MIHCA im glad to heared all positive comments and info….i m planing to enroll and i choose culinary art course…i just want to know when the next batch for culinary course,just want to ask also, even i m not in philippines now,i could able to enroll online?i m here in doha qatar and i wish to finish my contract next month may 31 2009. please send me an update for my personal interest thanks GOD BLESS…..

  33. hi readers, j

    just wanna ask if you guys have any idea when is the next batch of MIHCA culinary arts class going to be held? thank you and appreciate any feedback.

  34. Hello!
    Just want to ask, if Culinary Arts costs 105k and F & B 50k, how about housekeeping course? Wala kasi sa thread. Thanks

  35. sana magopen kayo ng branch dito sa pampanga kasi masyado malayo at I’am sure marami interesado dito dahil ang kapampangan ay likas na mahilig sa pagkain.

  36. hi, you know what.. im sad, coz of MIHCA my ——- is going abroad soon.. hay… magkakahiwalay na kami dahil nag enroll sya sa MIHCA huhuhu ayan tuloy may sure job na sya 😦

  37. hi…

    kailan po start ng claz? tska totoo b n 105k yung culinary? plz rply tnx

  38. How about the tuition fee in Front Desk Services? Do you get to choose which cruise are you going to work to after graduation? Like, if you could request if you want to join P&O Australia instead of Costa? Or are the batch of graduates required to join the same cruise line altogether? And oh, all the courses are available for women too, right?

  39. good day…im interested enrolling to your school

  40. hi im Renato want to know how much is your tuition fee for 6 Mnth culinary arts..GodBless!

  41. good day! may i just ask if you are giving opportunity for the trainees came from the other schools.
    hope you give me a positive response.
    thank you.

  42. hi i’m jiro… ask ko lang pwede ba mag enroll ng Culinary Arts kahit High school grad. lang???

  43. im planning to enroll at MIHCA for housekeeping program this week, is there an assurance for job employment after the training? how about the internship is there an additional payment aside from the 35000.00 training fee for 6 weeks? how about the age limit im 29 yrs old..tnx

  44. Hi! I’d like to know po sana how much it would cost me to enrol po sa front office training… I tried to contact MIHCA previously and the lady was unfriendly. Pls let me know po. Thanks!

  45. hi…im sean..ano poh b requirments pag ngpa enrol poh sa skul nyo???

  46. do you have scholarship program? and how can i comply on it?

  47. hi
    its fulfillin’ and great to finished my culinary arts here in mihca,dats why i want to thanks all my chef instructors who really spend their time to teach as well also advised us to take a scratched off sacrifies to accomplished our goals and dream.

  48. hi again
    just want to greet my very special friend of mine here in MIHCA…Daria how are you and hope youre doin great,i just heard you’re still completing youre OJT,hurry up gal so u’ll opened your ristorante,hope you red this msg.gudluck and i miss u girl

  49. hello!
    i’m planning to enroll mihca house keeping program, may i ask how much the tuition fee cost and when class start….?
    pls reply! thanks….

  50. tanong ko lang kung ilang taon/buwan ang culinary arts course at kung magkano ang tuition fee the whole course. gusto ko kasing mag-enroll diyan pamangkin ko, pls advise ASAP.


  51. kailan po ang start ng klase sa Culinary Arts at kung magkano ang tuistion fee

    • Dear Victor,

      We do have oru monthly intake. We would like to invite you to visit our facilities at:

      MIHCA Manila
      3rd Floor, Times Plaza Building,
      United Nations Avenue corner
      Taft Avenue, Ermita Manila (Near LRT UN Station and Manila Doctors)
      Tel #: (632) 524-99-96

      MIHCA Makati
      5th Floor, Walter Mart Mall,
      Chino Roces Avenue corner Arnaiz Avenue,
      Makati City (In front of Don Bosco)
      Tel #: (632) 887-53-29

      Thank you!

  52. Sweet Day,

    Hi! I’m Arjay, I’m interested to take a culinary arts training here in Magsaysay. Can some one send me an e-mail that shows the things i need to do to apply. Such as how much is the tuition fee, were to go, when is will the training starts, etc…


    • Dear Arjay,

      Thank you for your interest in our Culinary Arts Program. You can visit us at:

      MIHCA Manila
      3rd Floor, Times Plaza Building,
      United Nations Avenue corner
      Taft Avenue, Ermita Manila (Near LRT UN Station and Manila Doctors)
      Tel #: (632) 524-99-96

      MIHCA Makati
      5th Floor, Walter Mart Mall,
      Chino Roces Avenue corner Arnaiz Avenue,
      Makati City (In front of Don Bosco)
      Tel #: (632) 887-53-29

      Visit our website at

      Feel free to visit us Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Thank you!

  53. hi! my name is Ruth can you give me an assurance that i can work abroad, if I enrol in your school, how much the tuition fee, how many months before I finished my course. Is there any age limit? I am 36 yrs old already.
    Hope to hear from you soon. ” kailan po ba ang start ng enrollment thanks po.

    • Hi Ms. Mary Ruth Ladimor,

      Here are the courses you can choose from:

      Professional Culinary Arts Studies – Php 180,000
      (4 months + 3 months of OJT)

      Professional Baking & Pastry Studies – Php 180,000
      (4 months + 3 months of OJT)

      Housekeeping Services – Php 35,000.00 (6 weeks + 3 months of OJT)

      Food & Beverage Services – Php 40,000 (2 Months + 3 months of OJT)

      Which course would you like to take?

      With regards to your concerns, we do accept 18 years old and above for the training. We do not guarantee work abroad, but since we are under the umbrella of Magsaysay, we will endorse you to Magsaysay Recruitment once you completed your course for interview for possible employment in one of Cruise Line clients of Magsaysay.

      Should you have questions, please feel free to contact us at (632) 524-9996 (Manila Campus) or (632) 887-53-29 (Makati Campus).

  54. as of this month their tuion fee for
    food and bev. 45k

    goodluck guys….

  55. hi im alve,interested po ako s training school ninyo,graduate po ako ng hrm,inqiure k lng po kung how many months it would take ang training and how much po it would cost me?thank you po!

  56. hi, i am interested in culinary arts,is it really 105k (tuition?)do assist graduates in finding jobs?

  57. hello im proud im from mihca housekeeping batch 6 i just want to say thanks to all the staff of mihca and to all my trainors thank you so much i apply already at w.hotel in miami florida and soon i leave .so mihca i wont forget bcoz i enjoy my training b4 so to my classmate good luck guys mizz you all and to my trainor miss opel mizz you maam again im proud im from mihca??????

  58. hi.. My name is Darrah and I have a brother i want him to study in MIHCA. I just want to know if how much ung Culinary Arts for 1 year.. When ung start ng enrollment this 2010.. Thanks

  59. Hi, I’m also interested in the 4months culinary course.
    When is the next enrollment for the 2nd quarter of 2010?
    What is the class schedule? Does it have to be full time or can I still work while taking up the culinary training? I’m trying to make a career shift to the hospitality industry.

    • hi im janice, i just want to know how much is the tuition fee in your school. i found out that its cheaper than cacs. im really interested in taking up culinary course. can you please email me the total tuition of 1year course for culinary, thank you very much!

  60. im from there any possible n may bumabagsak s mga interviews nyo? anu po pwede kung gawin para minsanan n ang submission ng requirements para iwas balik balik at magastos nga hehe! thanks

  61. Hi.. just want to ask lang po if kailangan may experience sa culinary filed before I can enroll in culinary course sa MIHCA, kasi po wla akong experience but I’m willing to learn and kailan po ako pwede mag enroll ? thanks..

  62. hi,good days, im jocelyn iwant to studying a caregiver and how the cost of tuetion fees thank u

  63. Hello madam/ sir..i’m from zamboanga city.I just wanna inquire about your hospitality program(Cruise Ship).How long will it take and how will it cost to pay for schooling?I am a graduate of BS in Home economics in Western Mindanao State University.
    I’ll be waiting for your response. Thank you.

  64. For class schedules and other inquiries, please contact us at +632.524.9996 (Manila campus) and +632.887.5329 (Makati campus) or email us at

    You can also visit MIHCA at the 3F Times Plaza Bldg, UN Avenue,Ermita,Manila

  65. Hi, im Bella ask kulang poh kung may height limit poh kau if mag enroll ako sa inyo for housekeping? may assurance poh ba for job after the training? kc poh hndi nman ako kataasan..

  66. how about sa intership poh interested poh kc koh mag apply if mkapag enroll ako at matapos koh reply asap poh thanks..

  67. hi , my name is jasmine . i just wanna ask , how much is the tuition fee for a 4 year culinary course ? please reply asap .

  68. hi im kevin, kelan next enrolment nyo? at magkano po ang tuitionfee?

  69. hi,,ask ko lng f magkano ung tuition fee at lang yrs.po

  70. hi just want to ask how much the tuition for culinary arts? and how long it will take? Im very interested.. thanks

    I look forward for your immediate response. thanks!

  71. kelan po ang enrolment sa cullinary arts ?? and magkano po ba talaga ung tuition fee .. dami po kseng nka post na price ehh .. thanks po ..

  72. hi…im a teacher and im dreaming of becoming chef…i wish to enrol sa culinary arts po 28 years old…pwede pa kaya un?wla po ba kau age limit para sa mga mag eenrol?thanks and more power

  73. i would like to inquire about getting enroll in western cuisine,and do you give OJT in hotel or fine dining restaurant and how much?

  74. hi, my name is marian ,inquire lang po about sa tuition fees ng bartending and baking,how much and kelan po start ng classes?may assurance po ba kau na ma- hire asap sa 1 cruise liner?i’ll be waiting for ur reply,tnx!

  75. Hi! do you accept Travel/.Tour group visit from schools for HRM courses?
    I’m a travel and events consultant and we would like to bring HRM students to MIHCA, for seminar training.? They are most likely 60students. Do we have open slot by September and do u require payment of going there?


  76. Hi Im Gabby,i would like to ask how much is the tuition fee for culinary? and for how long?Thank you very much..

  77. is there any assurance for job employment after the training??? i mean are there any chance we are gonna be hired to any cruise ship??? thank you…..

  78. can i know how much is the tuition in hospitality? can i have your reply pls thanks….

  79. hi! I’m andrew. I want to know how much is the total fee for culinary arts? is their additional fee for the ingredients? how long is the time frame? can I enroll in culinary arts only? -that would not include the fbs and housekeeping. and if I will enroll by first quarter next year when is the possible start of class? — I appreciate for early response.
    .. thank you 🙂

  80. hi im kate, i want to ask if you offerd a cabin crew training?

  81. and how much is the tuition fee?and how long it takes?

  82. are u affiliated with CCA Manila and ASHA?

  83. meron dn po ba kayo short cors ung mga 2 months lng ng culinary thanks

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