A Real Chef Career with Our Courses

Turn Your Passion for Food into A Real Chef Career with Our Courses

Not everyone who sets out for a career as a chef makes waves in the industry. The art of culinary preparation takes some real skill and commitment, and the field is becoming ever more competitive with top-tier restaurants opening up in every street. Standing out when it comes to professional cookery means you have to invest in superb training that will give you that much-needed boost during your chef career. If you are looking to turn your dreams of becoming a culinary master into a reality, we will help to make it possible.

Is a Career as a Chef Right for You?

Of course, a love for food is most important, but there is much more to this line of work. You will need to hone your skill during your career as a professional, and a lifelong love for learning is imperative. It’s also hard work, so if you have the stamina to keep up with fast-paced, dynamic environments, then this exciting industry is right up your alley. Attention to detail, creativity, and leadership skills are also important, but these are all traits you can acquire through the right kind of training with us. Here at the Prue Leith Culinary Institute, we boast the title of the top culinary school in South Africa, and our prestigious training programmes ensure that each student leaves a fully-fledged and innovative master of the culinary arts.

Figure Out What You Enjoy

Do you love creating beautiful cakes and dessert showpieces? Are you passionate about Italian cuisine and culture? Or maybe you just want to learn about the fundamentals of cookery as a kickstart to the rest of your chef career – either way, we have it covered. With us, you can choose from a range of top-of-their-class full-time and part-time courses that will not only qualify you for your chosen field but give you the necessary confidence needed for any work environment.

Superb Training and a World of Waiting Opportunities

In order to offer the highest standard of culinary training in the country, we have aligned our curricula and qualifications with like-minded institutions. Our course accreditations thus include the sought-after stamps of approval from institutions such as:

  • City & Guilds
  • South African Chefs Association
  • The Department of Higher Education and Training
  • CATHSSETA (Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority)
  • QCTO (Quality Council for Trades & Occupation)
  • We are also a registered Trade Test centre.

The qualifications we offer are recognised both locally and internationally, which means that more opportunities than you ever thought possible will become available to you.

A Team That Strives for Excellence

Each student who enrols with us and completes our esteemed qualification is associated with the excellence and legacy of our strong reputation. Our lecturers are themselves specialists in their respective fields and bring passion, expertise, and years of experience to their training methods.

Your successful career as a chef begins with the foundation of a fantastic training programme. If you would like to enrol with us, be sure to send through your online enquiry today.