FOOD ON CANVAS is an ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnership in the field of School Education involving seven schools from European countries and Turkey:


Vocational High School for Tourism and Catering, Bulgaria (Project Coordinator)

Özel Balikseir Firat Anadolu Ve Fen Lis, Turkey

IPSSAR Filippo Buscemi, Italy

Srednja Skola Dalj, Croatia

Agrupamento de Escolas Marquesa de Alorna, Portugal

Lycee Professionnel Guerande – O. Guichard, France

EST Lifelong Learning Centre, Poland


Our main aim is to promote teaching Culinary Arts in the Visual Arts historical and cultural context, involving our students into activities related to arts and food preparation/consumption. The FOOD ON CANVAS platform provides open access to all developed materials which we see as valuable and useful educational resources. The platform also records the progress of work through sharing  insights into our meetings and other project related events.

In the THEMATIC CATEGORIES relating to various periods of art history from prehistoric to modern art we present exemplary paintings depicting food which open a field of explorations of the most typical dishes and ingredients of the period. Each post closes with a recipe(s) to encourage practical learning of how visual and culinary arts interconnect.

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS feature lesson plan and tutorials to promote the use of the platform resources in school education, especially in culinary arts classes which need to give a broader cultural context to the vocational training. There is no predefined format to the materials. We rather encourage innovative and creative contributions from teachers reflecting their own ideas and approaches.

Similarly the STUDENTS’ PRESENTATIONS include individual and teamwork contributions on the project related themes. They are varied in terms of the content and the way of presentation, still all valuable as documenting an authentic engagement in the project by the young learners.

Finally, the EVENTS will give you an overview of the project in action, with small photo galleries depicting the people behind the scenes.

In order to interact on the platform and contribute your own ideas and resources to the COMMUNITY you need to REGISTER and then LOG IN with the chosen username and password.

Please note that placing specific files or other content on the platform, e.g. pictures, films, descriptions, etc., means that the user declares that his/her actions do not in any way infringe the rights of third parties. The consequences of such actions, in particular with respect to any lack of permission or other rights, will be born solely by the user.

You are welcome to join us!


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This project was funded with support from the European Commission. The content reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.