Come and study hospitality in one of the leading catering colleges in the UK and one of the top 20 in the world. (As recognised by the World Association of Chefs Societies)
Working in the hospitality sector can take you all over the world. With over 350 hotels and restaurants in the local area and more than 1,800 chefs being employed , there are plenty of opportunities right here. Some of our students go on to placements in the best hotels in the world, such as The Ritz and Claridge’s, and many go on to run their own business.
Our Escoffier fine dining restaurant was one of the first college restaurants to be awarded an AA Rosette. It’s not only our restaurant that’s award-winning, our lecturers and their teaching methods are too.
Specialised Chefs’ scholarship
If you dream of becoming a world class chef then we can offer you a pathway to success.
The Specialised Chefs’ scholarship is the first of only 3 other Royal Academy of Culinary Arts apprenticeship courses in the UK. You could work at The Ritz, Claridge’s, The Langham in London and more!
Adam Byatt: Chef Patron and Michelin Star, Trinity and Bistro Union, London
Other awards and commendations we have received:
From courses to careers!
Thinking about your career - at The Bournemouth & Poole College we know that getting a good qualification is only part of the story. It's what it leads to that's really important. Our interactive widget below can help you understand some of the careers that our courses lead too, with average salries, current employment and predicted growth over the next couple of years.