Catering


Professional cookery and careers in hospitality open up opportunities that could take you all over the world. 

With our history as a Catering College, our qualifications could give you the edge you need to start a successful career in this challenging industry. 

You will study in our professional kitchens and gain work experience in our on-site commercial hotel and restaurant, benefitting from tuition and guidance from some of Kent’s leading chefs and hospitality experts.

Introduction

Professional cookery and careers in hospitality open up opportunities that could take you all over the world. 

With our history as a Catering College, our qualifications could give you the edge you need to start a successful career in this challenging industry. 

You will study in our professional kitchens and gain work experience in our on-site commercial hotel and restaurant, benefitting from tuition and guidance from some of Kent’s leading chefs and hospitality experts.

Facilities

Our students learn in industry standard kitchens, fully equipped with commercial catering equipment. Learners have further opportunities to train in the working kitchens within The Yarrow hotel, a four star hotel open to the public. This unique style of learning, with work experince on their doorstep, gives our students a real competitive edge when entering the industry.

Careers

Careers in this industry include:

  • Hotelier
  • Chef
  • Corporate Caterer
  • Bartender
  • Butler

Career Prospects

Chefs

Annual pay
£22,360
Workforce change
-8%
Hours/week
44
Replacement
30%

The workforce is projected to contract by -8% over the period to 2024, losing -19,505 jobs. In the same period, 30% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 75,326 job openings.

Role description

Chefs plan menus and prepare, or oversee the preparation of food in hotels, restaurants, clubs, private households and other establishments.

Common tasks


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Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN