First-Class Professional Culinary Courses

Sep 14, 2022 | Articles

Professional Culinary Courses: A First-Class Ticket to an Exciting and Recession-Proof Career

Did you know that South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world with nearly 30% of South Africans unable to find work? In a stagnant economy with multiple industries struggling, many foodies are turning their culinary passion into profits – and who can blame them?

Over the past decade, culinary arts have become one of the leading and most lucrative global industries.

A diverse profession that begins with a professional culinary courseculinary arts is one of the few industries where you do not need higher education to make a good income. Not only is this industry recession-proof, but it’s highly creative.

Professional Culinary Courses Open Many Local and International Doors

Imagine finding a job on a cruise liner or superyacht that takes you to some of the most exotic ports in the world or landing a chef job in a world-class Michelin-starred restaurant in France. As an executive chef or pastry chef, you will be confident and knowledgeable enough to work in just about any restaurant of your choice or open your very own hospitality business. You can also start a home-based catering business or manage a restaurant or café. Then there is the media side of the food industry, such as television, food styling, blogging, and buying.

A City & Guilds international qualification from a chef academy of excellence provides many exciting opportunities for both local and international work. It is a career option for those who are creative, passionate about food and hungry to make good money. If you’re looking to become a competitive, world-class chef or even start your own business, then you need to enrol in one of the professional culinary courses at Chefs Training & Innovation Academy.

We Have Campuses in Centurion, Cape Town, Durban, and Mpumalanga

We’re the leading Culinary and Hospitality Academy in South Africa, with campuses in Centurion, Durban, Cape Town, and Mpumalanga. With over 10 years of excellence, our internationally recognised City & Guilds qualifications ensure that students get the best training, internships in Europe, and local and international jobs.

We Provide Internships in Europe and Local and International Work 

As an elite and influential Culinary Arts Academy of Excellence, with exclusive partnerships with BHMS in Switzerland, OVC in the USA, and the NH Hotel Group in Europe – our City & Guilds professional culinary courses ensure students get the best training so they can get the best-paid internships in Europe or launch a career on South African soil or abroad.

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