If you are creative, imaginative, like working as part of a team and enjoy a challenge – then the catering and hospitality industry could be for you 

Professional cookery offers a huge range of careers that could take you all over the world. If cooking isn’t for you, a career in hospitality might be. 

Our qualifications will give you the head start you need. You will study in our fantastic facilities, including a commercial restaurant, and benefit from tuition and guidance from some of Kent’s leading experts in this sector. 

Career Prospects

Catering and bar managers

Annual pay
Workforce change

The workforce is projected to contract by -8% over the period to 2024, losing -5,539 jobs. In the same period, 30% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 21,390 job openings.

Role description

Catering and bar managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering and bar facilities and services of licensed premises, factories, shops, theatres, educational premises and other establishments. They also manage outside catering businesses and shops selling food cooked on the premises.

Common tasks


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Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ