We know that making decisions about your future can be a scary process… That’s why at the Chefs Training and Innovation Academy (CTIA), we think of ourselves as a family and a community. Our lecturers, support staff and students are waiting to accompany you on the best training experience of your life, towards the culinary career of your dreams. We’re passionate about all things culinary – but above all, our passion is you. From building a solid foundation to entering the industry, we’ll look after you every step of the way.
Ready, set, innovate!
At CTIA, we give all our chefs-in-the-making a firm foundation by making sure that students master the basics with confidence. We keep our finger on the pulse of all the latest culinary trends and industry requirements, and constantly adapt our training curricula to keep students on the cutting edge of global developments.
Our four state-of-the-art campuses are located in top culinary hubs across South Africa, while our CTIA virtual classroom caters for a growing body of online students – and allows us to continue training whenever lockdown regulations limit on-campus training.
CTIA is the best place to advance your culinary knowledge. This where cooking is made perfect, with the best lecturers to make you progress in your career.
Not only do we learn a lot, but we enjoy what we do here. I hope other people get to experience what I did at CTIA.
At CTIA the face-to-face mentorship from the lecturing chefs created a sense of achievement daily. From theory to kitchen experience is a worthwhile steppingstone to achieve my ultimate dream to be a chef of high standards.
CTIA lecturers make you feel that you are not just a student number, but part of a family.
My experience at CTIA has been nothing but short of fun and amazing – from the lecturers, staff and fellow students.
The decision to study culinary through CTIA is the best choice of higher learning that I have made thus far. The standard of the education I obtained is exceptional.
CTIA was the best decision I ever made to start my culinary career. I experienced friendly, passionate peers with talented and dedicated staff who will do anything they can to help you achieve your dreams.
CTIA helped me to turn my dreams into reality and guide me towards my next goal.
Through exceptional training and quality education in the food industry, CTIA helped me to achieve my culinary goals by always giving me the opportunity to go above and beyond.
CTIA changed my life. If it weren't for CTIA, I would not be where I am now – working in the food industry and loving my work life every second of every day.
CTIA facilitated the path to my dream. Their classes are structured to cater for every student’s mind. CTIA promotes individuality by acknowledging diverse cultures and allowing freedom in learning.