Job Opportunities

Official Degree

Master's Degree in Gastronomic Sciences



2 years


Donostia - San Sebastián (Basque Culinary Center)

Class size

20 places





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Gastronomic Sciences: Job Opportunities

You will work as a gastronomy professional, one of the most beautiful and important professional disciplines for people and culture in every society

Specialising in Gastronomic Sciences will allow you to work in the world of food research, developing new products, innovating in flavours and researching pathologies such as satiation. You will also be able to work in large restaurants as a chef, preparing menus or managing your own restaurant business. After studying this master's degree, you will be able to find positions such as:


Research Manager

Researching products, services, machinery, food and flavours, as well as their transfer to industry.


Gastronomic business manager

Managing and running a restaurant or business related to gastronomy, both from the culinary and administrative points of view.



You will have the necessary skills and experience to work as a chef in an internationally renowned restaurant.



New food developer.

Working to develop new foods, analysing their nutritional characteristics and their possible gastronomic applications.


The Degree in Mechanical Engineering prepares you to work in any of the stages of product/machine development, manufacturing and installation processes and offers you various professional opportunities in various food-related sectors.



Sharing your knowledge and skills in food, gastronomy and culinary arts.


Technical production departments of food companies

Researching and developing new ways to produce and preserve the foods that will be launched on the market.


Research or technological centres in the food sector

Researching everything related to food, nutrition and gastronomy.



Technical departments for the development of new food products.

Researching, designing, developing and offering applications for new food products


R&D&I departments in companies in the food and catering industry.

Researching and innovating in the food industry, in order to offer the best quality in an efficient way.


Work placement and End-of-Master’s Project

During the second year of the Master's, you will have to complete a work experience placement that will allow you to apply your knowledge, helping you to internalise it and innovate in new applications. In addition, you will also complete the Master's Final Project. Thanks to these practical methodologies, you will leave the university with a minimum of 5 months of professional experience in real environments, improving your job opportunities as a gastronomy professional.

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