The Genussakademie Bayern is a key provider of the Food Cluster’s further education offer. As part of the “Premium strategy for food” run by the Bavarian State Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forestry (StMELF), the Genussakademie Bayern offers a unique programme of courses to provide specialist staff working in the food industry with new qualifications.
The programme currently includes sommelier training in the specialist areas of cheese, meat, spices and brandy. These training courses in the fields of wine, water and beer are supplemented by the cooperation partners of the Würzburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Doemens and the regional butchers’ guild association. The training courses impart extensive knowledge about the respective products and also interdisciplinary content from the sommelier cosmos, which is of high practical value for the participants. It not only helps to drive innovation in daily life, but also makes an important contribution to the qualification of specialist staff and profiling of the Bavarian food industry.
In addition, the Genussakademie Bayern offers one- or two-day workshop courses in which participants gain individual knowledge and expertise on topics such as product typology, processing techniques, food trends and sensor technology. The courses are designed for specific target groups and are delivered in a practical way.