Cooking School

Improve Your Skills at Our Cooking School 

Food can be a very passionate subject for some people – whether they like to create their own fabulous dishes, or just admire the art of proper food preparation and execution. If you are one of these people who have developed a passion for delicious food, and wish to get started in basic skills training in and around the kitchen, The Capital Hotel School is the ideal place for you to start.

The Capital Hotel School serves as a cooking school for training and educational purposes regarding food, and the preparation and presentation thereof, as well as the accompanying knowledge required for being successful in the industry. We will equip you with everything you need to pursue your culinary career, as we have various part-time and full-time courses to get you started and further enhance your skills. One of our entry-level courses features a national certificate qualification in food preparation and cooking, which is ideal for novice and amateur cooks and chefs.

Welcome to Cooking School 

Our course in food preparation and cooking is a full-time course that stretches over a period of one year, and rewards you with a national certificate qualification if you manage to successfully complete and pass the course. It is designed for a variety of people with at least a Grade 10 level of education, making it easy for young and unemployed people to empower themselves in an area that they are passionate about. After successfully completing the course, this qualification will open more job opportunities in the culinary industry, and can lead to fulfilling your dreams to become a full-time cook or chef.

This course consists of five months of theoretical and practical training on campus, where you will spend your days at our cooking school to learn as much as you possibly can before heading into the industry for the next five months of your practical training. The Capital Hotel School will arrange a working environment in which you will be closely supervised and monitored to see if you can handle the hours and pressure of working in a real-life culinary environment.

The course fee includes all your study material, a basic chef’s uniform, a set of culinary knives, all the ingredients used at the cooking school, and a junior membership for the South African Chefs Association, to ensure that you are fully equipped for the journey ahead. At an additional cost, successful applicants can also apply to write the examination for the international City & Guilds certificate in food preparation and cooking to further increase your resumé after a year of training.

If you aspire to become one of the world’s most successful chefs, The Capital Hotel School will get you started on the right foot. The sky is the limit in the culinary industry, as people like Gordon Ramsay have proven to the world already, and at The Capital Hotel School, we can give you the necessary knowledge and experience to make your dreams come true. For more information on our courses, feel free to browse our website for detailed outlines on course content and requirements, or contact us directly with any queries. Choose The Capital Hotel School for a comprehensive cooking education, and let your dreams take flight.

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