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Hospitality and Catering

Are you passionate about food and outstanding service?

The hospitality and catering industry is growing. 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
Meteoric rise for former catering students’ career
15/12/16
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