A £40 billion UK industry with a shortage of skilled chefs. It's a recipe for a career with great prospects.View courses »
As media interest grows and more people enjoy eating out, these are exciting times to start a career in cookery. Whether your heart is set on culinary stardom or you're happy working behind the scenes, there are opportunities all over the world for professional cooks. At Calderdale College we've got state-of-the-art facilities to help you train successfully, and our tutors are happy to share their vast experience to help develop your talents. Lastly, our industry contacts will help you get all the practical work experience it takes to really cut the mustard in this rewarding sector.
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The opportunities are endless, from opening a café or managing a school canteen right through to media fame or heading up a Michelin-starred restaurant.
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With links to local businesses and restaurants, we?re in a great position to put you in touch with people who?ll help kick-start your career or take your training further.
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£12,000 - £22,000
Chefs plan menus and prepare or oversee the preparation of food in hotels, restaurants, clubs, private households and other establishments.
£14,000 - £32,000
Restaurant and Catering Establishment Managers and Proprietors plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering services of restaurants, hotels and large-scale catering services within other organisations.
Professional Cookery Courses
|Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (Entry 3) - (Entry Level Hospital & Catering Starting January 2017)||Full-time||September 2018|
|Level 1 Award/Certificate in Culinary Skills||Full-time||September 2018|
|Apprenticeship in Hospitality Services - NVQ Level 2||Part-time (day)||Various start dates throughout the year|
|Apprenticeship Level 2 Professional Cookery / Food Production and Cookery||Part-time (day)||Various start dates throughout the year|
|Food & Beverage Service Apprenticeship - Level 2||Part-time (day)||Week begining 4 September 2017|
|L3 Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery||Part-time (day)||Various start dates throughout the year|
|L3 Hospitality Supervision Advanced Apprenticeship||Part-time (day)||Various start dates throughout the year|