One of the top chef’s schools in the world is based in sunny South Africa. Prue Leith Chef’s Academy is internationally rated by professional chefs as one of THE chef’s schools to attend, should one wish to follow a career in the food industry. Chefs from Prue Leith have had the honor of working in well-known kitchens of celebrities like Gordon Ramsey, Roux Brothers and Jamie Oliver-a testimony to their expertise as a training institute.
Prue Leith Chef’s Academy offers a full-time, 18-month Diploma course. Within 2 weeks of arrival trainees start cooking for the public. At this chef’s school prospective chefs get thrown into the deep end so to speak. As Professional Chefs they will often work under pressure and a good chef’s school will train them as such.
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These curriculums teach theories and recipes the students have to master. Students are also expected to create their own recipes which are served in the Leith Restaurant, an acclaimed restaurant located on campus. Part of the training at this acclaimed chef’s school is a financial course taught by professional business people and accountants. Many students have started their own businesses based on what they learned at Prue Leith’s chef’s school.
Prue Leith’s chef’s school is located in Hennopspark in Centurion, Gauteng – halfway between Pretoria and Johannesburg. Accommodation is available through 6 or 12 month leases from people living within close proximity of the campus. The area in which the chef’s school is located also has townhouses and flats available to rent. Do contact them at (012) 654 5203 with any queries.