If food is your passion and the kitchen is your creative outlet, then UCOL’s Chef Training & Hospitality programmes will take you as far as you want to go in the service industry. Gain internationally recognized qualifications from industry trained chefs in our commercial kitchen and training restaurants where culinary creations are more than just meal.
Our Chef Training & Hospitality programmes fall under the Services Industries Vocational Pathway.
Kick start your professional cooking career with UCOL’s Chef Training Programme. New Zealand is well known for its fresh quality produce and innovative chefs who transform the ordinary into extraordinary. Our team of highly experienced, passionate lecturers will teach you the skills you need to succeed in this exciting industry.
Open the door to a great career in hospitality with UCOL. Our Hospitality courses will teach you all the ‘front-of-house’ skills needed to work in restaurants, hotels, cafes and other hospitality outlets. UCOL’s experienced lecturers will also provide you with valuable training and real-world experience at industry events and functions.
Cookery and Baking Graduate
“I’m making a difference doing what I love.”
International Diploma in Cookery Graduate
Arjun Singh came to UCOL wanting to expand his culinary skills. Now he’s working at one of New Zealand’s most renowned hotels.