The many articles found in this section of our website will offer insights and information on a variety of topics. The articles are written and posted not only by the faculty of the Prue Leith Chefs Academy, but by copywriters and researchers from around South Africa and the globe. By the very nature of these pages, some of the information may have be written more than a month ago and is therefore inaccurate, so before moving on please be sure to check in with the other relevant pages  on the website under “Our Courses” or “Restaurant” and so on, for the very latest information.

Professional Patisserie Courses at South Africa’s Top Culinary Institute

If you have a love of food and cooking in general, and a passion for patisserie and all things baked and sweet in particular, you should really consider building a career in this field by first completing a patisserie course … Continue reading

Top Catering Jobs for Qualified Career-minded Professionals

Mention catering jobs and you’ll only know how enormous this field is if you’re involved in it or you’ve done some research on the subject. Moreover, for most people working in this challenging but rewarding industry, it is a career, … Continue reading

Worldwide Demand for Our Chefs and Their Creative Skills

Even before reality television shows became as popular and prolific as they are nowadays, cooking programmes highlighting the innovation, talents and skills of amateur cooks and professional master chefs have commanded enormous viewing audience numbers. Subsequently, much has changed since … Continue reading

Basics of Getting Top Chef Jobs

In all likelihood, you have joined the ranks of job seekers once you have qualified as a chef, your chosen challenging and highly competitive profession. Typically, you will have the desire, ambition and drive to want to rise to the … Continue reading

Professional Training for SA’s Most Sought-after Chefs

Long before recognised, formal schools of training for cooking/culinary arts were established, sought-after chefs were persons who had to rely on their innate talent, reputation and “trial and error” experience to secure cooking jobs for themselves or set up their … Continue reading

Sought-after Cooking Diplomas Enhances Career Opportunities

If you have decided to enrol at a cooking academy to obtain formal training in culinary arts with a view of graduating with a diploma, you are undoubtedly passionate about food and serious about building a career in this challenging, … Continue reading

Pastry Training – The Passport to a Sweet and Rewarding Career!

Who doesn’t love delicious, mouth-watering gourmet pastries and desserts! If you are someone who loves baking, have an artistic flair in the kitchen, enjoys creating magic with sugar, fruit, chocolate and flour, and can whip up impressive, delicious pastries and … Continue reading

Culinary Schools – Why Prue Leith is the Best!

Looking to become a chef, or thinking of managing or even owning your very own restaurant one day? If you are looking to pursue a career in the culinary arts, then it all starts at culinary school. There are many … Continue reading

Top Tips for Choosing a Chef School to Gain a Competitive Edge in the Culinary Industry

If you are considering a career as a chef, food critic or restaurant owner, you will benefit from having a qualification from a top chef school. Although many older chefs will argue that nothing beats on-the-job training, this takes many … Continue reading

Chefs Training to Gain a Competitive Edge in the Culinary World

Enter the Prue Leith Restaurant’s kitchen and you will encounter chefs training to become skilled in various aspects of the culinary arts. Our Prue Leith Restaurant, located in Centurion, is one of the most prestigious restaurants in the country and … Continue reading

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