Cook up a storm
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, too. 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 have the opportunity to work at The Ritz, Claridge’s, The Langham in London and more!
Other awards and commendations we have received:
|The World Association of Chefs Societies has labelled our education programme as one of the top 20 in the world|
|We were the first college in the country to be awarded the Gold accreditation standard by the Hospitality Guild|
|We have been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Food and Beverage Service and also Patisserie and Confectionery by People 1st, the sector skills council for hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism in the UK.|
|Our restaurant, Escoffier, has achieved the Highly Commended rating from the AA College Rosette Scheme. The assessors in particular recognised the good use of technology within our restaurant.|