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Restaurants' Executive Management

For restaurant owners and managers who want make their business profitable with powerful and differentiated value offerings.

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Students of the Postgraduate in Restaurant’s Executive Management of the Culinary Institute of Barcelona talking in a michelin start restaurant.
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Leading a restaurant is not enough.

Here we train restaurant owners for the 21st century.

The Postgraduate Degree in Restaurant Executive Management goes beyond just managing your restaurant, it is also knowing and managing the levers of business in order to achieve the competitive edge.

This degree is part of the Master’s Degree in Restaurant Management and guarantees students the knowledge of key aspects to get the most out of a business. Recognising and being able to control financial and administrative issues in their restaurant with the aim of easily maintaining the competitive edge.

Strengthening efficient management skills that join up with the culture of the business. Management and leadership skills for organisations wishing to work in an agile way, planned out, thought out and flexibly ready for any changes that may come.

This is an intensive 3-month course aimed at owners, directors and family owners who want to gain an overview of the key business areas involved with restaurant ownership. This includes organisation, operations management, complex business processes, as well as gaining in-depth knowledge of finances, digital marketing and user experience to differentiate and boost competitivity in an ever changing environment.

The postgraduate degree is based on boosting knowledge, training and skills development in order to adapt to changes in the sector, from a critical thinking and analysis perspective, as well as shaping the necessary attitude to carry out profitable restaurant activities that provide real experiences.

Culinary Institute of Barcelona students

Learning aims

Get ready today for what will happen tomorrow

How you will learn

236 hours to gain

a central, numerical and executive vision of any restaurant.

More than just knowledge.

We train to create the success stories of the restaurant trade in the 21st century.





For who?


Who will you share with?

Who should study at the CIB


  • Training for restaurant managers is old-fashioned

  • Barcelona is a key centre for gastronomic businesses

  • Education should allow for both a family life and a professional life

  • Training should include people management, skills and attitude enhancement

  • Education is an investment in my future

  • Education should be international


  • To take your restaurant to the next level

  • To gain the best education

  • To change your career

  • To stand out

  • To start a business


  • Are an entrepreneur

  • Are passionate

  • Are creative

  • Are a leader

  • Are a non-conformist

  • Are an innovator

People like you

What CIBers say

When and how much

The moment is yours

Early registration offers

The sooner you register, the less you will pay.

Next call for applications

January 2022

7,500 €


Upcoming calls for applications

January 2023

6,375 €

Offer valid until 12/10/2021

7,500 €



Apply now

What the price includes

Absolutely everything

After CIB

Cibers, students of the Culinary Institute of Barcelona cooking.

[ Attitude ]


Being a CIBer is to be ready for tomorrow. This attitude is what unites them, as well as the goal of impacting the future by changing their surroundings.

After the CIB everything starts

  • Jobs board

    Former students of the CIB have access to our jobs board. The CIB guarantees a level of talent for restaurants, hotels and food production businesses.

  • Starting your own project

    The CIB is also an ecosystem for opportunities. We love to surround ourselves with talent and we know how to come along with you on the initial steps of your journey, helping you with your ideas and even assisting you in gaining financing.

  • The next generation of teachers

    We nurture the talent that comes from our classrooms. Sometimes we have the chance to bring this talent on to our team.

  • Next generation of teachers

    We are attentive to the talent that emerges from our classrooms and if the opportunity arises to join our team.

  • Networking

    When you finish your course, besides the knowledge you will have acquired, you’ll carry with you countless contacts from talented students from across the world and your teachers. It will be up to you to make the most of them.

  • Your continuous education

    CIBers always have privileged access and the best conditions under which to keep learning on our continuous education programmes, post graduate programmes and Explorer Campus.

  • Use of the facilities

    Whenever you need it, the CIB will be available for you to use to accelerate your ideas, do your presentations or whatever your proposal is.

Career opportunities

For whatever your future will be.

Here we teach you how to stand out.


  • Restaurant business management

  • Executive positions in companies and restaurant groups

  • Financial controller in restaurant businesses and chains

  • Business and new project analyst

  • Business developer, growth and expansion

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of companies in the sector

  • Taking over family businesses and companies

Your competitive edge:

  • You will have the core skills needed to analyse the situation of companies and decision-making methodologies.

  • You will have gained the knowledge and methodology to make right decisions.

  • You will have developed the necessary criteria needed to plan and monitor digital marketing campaigns.

  • You will have learned the necessary means to open different business models.

  • You will have trained in controlled environments in order to deal with difficult and complex real-life situations.

  • You will have the skills to easily resolve issues with tools to do so.

  • If you work in a family business, you will be able to develop the necessary stategies to take over when a relative retires.

Admissions process:

Getting accepted by the CIB

At the CIB, we receive thousands of admissions requests, but only a small amount of them reach the final acceptance phase.

The profile of our candidates is determined beforehand for each new intake and the Acceptance Committee strives to comply with the established criteria.

Only a handful of candidates pass the final phase.


  • Be over 18

  • Pass the Admissions Committee Assessment

At the CIB, we do not take into account your academic background. Instead we look at your attitude and inclination towards creativity and innovation, as well as your entrepreneurial spirit and your life experience. We believe in people, not curriculums. That's why you should go for it.

  • 1

    Request information
    Send us your request and an advisor will call you as soon as possible to talk you through the process.
  • 2

    Send in your admissions form
    Once you have spoken with the advisor, they will give you access to the admissions form and advise you on how to complete it successfully. We want to know about you, how you live, how you think, what you’re doing and what’s important for you.
  • 3

    Assessment interview
    If we think your form meets our criteria, you will pass to interview phase. You will be able to arrange it at your convenience. We look at your attitude and inclination towards creativity and innovation as well as your entrepreneurial spirit and your life experience. We believe in people, not curriculums. That's why you should go for it.
  • 4

    Acceptance Committee
    The Acceptance Committee will look over your application the Monday after your interview and that same day we will notify you by email.
  • 5

    In the same notification, we will explain all about the process to reserve your place and to begin registering for the course. You will have 30 days to complete this process.