Helsinki Culinary School Perho is a pioneer in promoting professional skills in Finland and well-known in Europe for its high-quality operations in vocational education. The Perho Quality system guarantees that the results of the operations maintain a good standard and grow in a positive direction. Behind Perho’s success is the professional personnel, which has won the Southern Finland Province Governor’s Quality Award in 1999 and two Quality Awards for vocational education awarded by the Ministry of Education, in 2001 and 2004. In Perho studies 430 students and we have staff 60.
Perho educates Restaurant Chefs, Waiters/Waitresses and Hotel Receptionists for the hotel and restaurant industry. Students can also take double qualifications: Restaurant chef plus general upper secondary school qualifications. The tuition is mainly in Finnish. The language of tuition in the International Restaurant Chef study programme is English. The teaching restaurant Perho is the first on-the-job learning placement for the students. The Perho students take on-the-job learning periods also in other Finnish and European partner companies.
The maintainer of Helsinki Culinary School Perho is Haaga Institute Foundation.