When you are the bearer of a Diploma from the Prue Leith Chef’s Academy you are in possession of a formidable weapon, for bearers of this particular Diploma are much sought after in the world’s catering industry. It’s all in the name. Prue Leith herself grew up and was educated in Cape Town before migrating to London where she built up a considerable reputation. So much so that she was eventually awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to the catering industry. The Prue Leith Chef’s Academy, once known as the Prue Leith College of Food and Wine, is located in a picturesque suburb of Centurion known as Hennopspark. The college stands in the grounds of the old Littleton Manor House.
Attached to the Prue Leith Chef’s Academy and very much a part of it is Prue Leith’s Restaurant, a fine dining restaurant that is ranked among the top 100 in South Africa. Students spend a considerable amount of time in the restaurant learning the ropes both in front of house and behind the scenes. They also spend time working in some of the country’s top hotels, restaurants and game lodges. The Prue Leith Chef’s Academy has grown in stature since its founding more than ten years ago. Graduates have gone on to work in such fine kitchens as the Roux brothers, Jamie Oliver’s and Gordon Ramsay’s. If you would like to learn more about the courses offered by this fine culinary establishment you’ll find all of our contact details in these web pages.