About the Prue Leith Group


The Prue Leith Group – Who We Are

The Prue Leith Group was established by Tiny Barnetson, Graham Ledger, Judy Dyason and Grant McLaghlan in 1996 to train up young chefs to the highest professional level. All four were either owner/operator or senior employees of boutique hotels scattered … Continue reading


Our Patron

Prue Leith is largely known in South Africa as the founder patron of the Prue Leith Chefs Academy, the daughter of the once famous actress Margaret Inglis, or the Johannesburg girl made good in London as a restaurateur, television cook … Continue reading


Why is our course so highly recommended?

The following points illustrate some of the reasons why we come so highly recommended: Prue Leith CBE, is a household name in most English speaking countries. We are the only chefs training institute in South Africa that has a fine dining … Continue reading


Chefs Academy

Regularly rated as the finest chefs training institution in South Africa by top chefs and industry professionals, the Prue Leith Chefs Academy continues to go from strength to strength. Passion, excellence, creativity, expertise, leading edge and tradition make for an … Continue reading


Campus Facilities

Student Library The Academy encourages students to read and research as we believe that this is a wonderful avenue to ideas, inspiration and the reinforcing of knowledge. The student library has the latest publications dedicated to culinary knowledge both old and new, … Continue reading

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