0800 371 434

Hospitality and Catering

Are you passionate about food and outstanding service?

The hospitality and catering industry is forecast to grow by another quarter of a million jobs by 2015. Restaurants, gastro pubs, cafes, cruise liners and contract catering are popular career areas, and we can help you to become a successful part of it.

Study with us and we will help you get immersed in the industry from day one:

  • Serve paying customers at our industry standard restaurants and kitchens
  • Develop skills in menu design, food preparation and front of house service
  • Work alongside experienced chefs on live projects
  • Benefit from professional masterclasses and cater for big functions

We are also proud to say that our Catering and Hospitality department was graded OUTSTANDING by OFSTED.

Front-of-house (hospitality) careers include:

  • restaurant manager
  • head waiter, reception head waiter or host
  • wine waiter, le chef d’ etage or barista

Back-of-house (catering) careers include:

  • chef du cuisine/executive chef
  • sous chef, commis chef or chef du partie
  • saucier, grillardin, rotisseur or patissier

COURSE LIST

TitleFT/PTTypeLocation
General Patisserie and Confectionery City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate Part-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Professional Chef Level 1 Diploma Full-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Professional Chef Level 2 Diploma Full-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Professional Chef Level 3 Diploma Full-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking) NVQ Level 3 Diploma Part-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Professional Cookery NVQ 2 City and Guilds Diploma Part-time Vocational Kings Road, Reading
Hospitality and Catering NEWS
Students serve up a taste of Reading
19/11/15
College chefs cook for the masses
08/10/15
Reading gets growing for Town Meal 2015
18/06/15