APSU is one of the partners of the European Project VET-ECOoking – Module for VET Degrees on Gastronomy on “Sustainable Cooking”, which will be implemented from 2021 to 2023. The partnership includes partners from Germany, Austria, Greece and Portugal.

This project aims at accomplishing the following main objectives:

• Create a training module on “Sustainable Cooking” for VET students in the field of cooking;
• Develop of hard and soft skills of VET students to prepare sustainable, high-quality gastronomy and raise awareness for the importance of fighting climate change;
• Better prepare the VET students to address the challenges at the workplace, with a focus on the greener dietary options;
• Increase of the notoriety of VET in the field of cooking; and
• Use cooking as a departure point to raise awareness for the Sustainable Development Goals (namely no.s 2, 3, 6 and 12).

The project will produce the following main results:

• Publication of 4 National and 1 Global report on: “State of the Art and Good Practices concerning Sustainable Cooking”;
• Creation of 1 VET module on Sustainable Cooking to be integrated into VET courses of Gastronomy (available in 4 languages);
• Creation of a training platform with the contents and the resources of the module; and
• A final publication on: “Promoting Sustainable Cooking to fight for a better World”

Acronym VET-ECOoking
Title Module for VET Degrees on Gastronomy on “Sustainable Cooking”
Program Erasmus+
Key action Module for VET Degrees on Gastronomy on “Sustainable Cooking”
Status Ongoing
Start date 01-11-2021
End date
Partners low-tec gemeinnützige Arbeitsmarktförderungsgesellschaft Düren mbH (Germany)

Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs Gesellschaft mbH (Austria)


CEPROF – Centros Escolares De Ensino Profissional Lda (Portugal)

APSU – Associação Portuguesa De Start-ups (Portugal)

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