From 2020, FPTI-MICARS will no longer be offering its educational programs as a result of the reorganization of its Foundation-owner FPTI’s projects. Please be directed as follows:

Admissions and Courses:  FPTI-Punlaan School
MICARS’ Alumni:
Industry Partners/Support/Short Courses/Other Inquiries:

Thank you for your interest in studying at Manila Institute for Culinary Arts & Residential Services, a topnotch culinary school in Manila.

Please note that admission into our courses is based on your application and an interview.

Entry Requirements

  • Female and Single
  • Preferably at least 5″ tall
  • Sixteen (16) to twenty-two (22) years old
  • At least completed the 10-year basic education
  • High school general average of 80% or higher
  • Has a record of diligence and genuine interest in the culinary arts and food service
  • Healthy — physically and mentally fit for OJT
  • Can communicate in basic written and oral English
  • Can perform basic mathematical computation
  • Recommendations of good moral character from former teachers and/or supervisor

Additional Entry Requirements for in-house students:

  • Willing to undergo an eight-day orientation program
  • Able to combine OJT and course work done simultaneously
Note: Limited slots are available for in-house students

Supporting documents:

  • Testing Fee (P50.00)
  • 1 pc. 2″x2″ picture
  • Original and Photocopy of High School Card (Form 138) or Form 137
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • Photocopy of Birth/Baptismal Certificate, if available.
  • Photocopy of Parents’ Marriage Contract, if available.
  • Photocopy of National Career Assessment Examination Result, if available.

The Application Process:

  1. Assessment of requirements
  2. Written Examination
  3. Interview
  4. Medical Exam
  5. Eight-day orientation (for in-house applicants only)

Schedule of Entrance Examination:

Every Friday from November to May (other days by appointment). Entrance exam starts at 8:00 a.m.

Scholarship Grants from

  • Andrew Gotianun Foundation
  • Dra. Socorro Ponferada
  • Kabataan Girls Club — Las Piñas
  • Kabataan Girls Club – Muntinlupa
  • Marubeni Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
  • Office of Cong. Teodoro Baguilat Jr.
  • Reachoutville Foundation, Inc.
  • Sanyo Seiki Stainless Steel, Inc.
  • SM Foundation
  • Santuario de San Antonio Parish – JPIC
  • Wonder Foundation
  • Wong Chu King Foundation

Scholars of Wonder Foundation