• Would you like to learn in a restaurant open to the public?
  • Perhaps you would like to serve food to the Royal Family?
  • Maybe you would enjoy the chance of working with a celebrity chef?

Gaining experience in our student training restaurant and kitchens – The Wharncliffe – you’ll have the opportunity to learn in a fast-paced restaurant open to the public. The training restaurant and kitchens have a modern edge reflecting the industry.

Previous catering and hospitality students have worked at a series of prestigious events, from serving the Royal Family at the 2012 Olympics, to working with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

You’ll be provided with numerous exciting opportunities to gain experience that will make you stand out in one of the biggest industries in the UK.

You’ll get hands on experience which will prepare you for a culinary career, whether you want to follow in the footsteps of your favourite celebrity chef, become a restaurant manager for
an established brand, or travel the world – the possibilities are endless.

There are many work experience opportunities including working at one of the largest events in the UK, the Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival. You will be cooking, serving lunches and afternoon teas, organising charity events throughout the academic year and being involved in competitions both internally and externally.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Food Preparation
  • Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership
  • Professional Cookery
  • Professional Patisserie and Confectionery
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Develop occupational competence for employment or career progression recognised by employers worldwide.

You will have the opportunity to train in The Wharncliffe restaurant using high specification equipment in order to prepare you for work within this exciting industry.

Following the Catering and Hospitality route you could be:
  • Professional Cookery
  • Butchery
  • Barista
  • Bar Tending
  • Professional Patisserie and Confectionery

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“I’ve worked in hospitality in China and New Zealand because of the skills and confidence I gained at College.”

Catering and Hospitality

Nick attended Rotherham College in 2006 and studied Food Preparation, Cooking and Service at Level 2. He intended on taking a catering route, but after experiencing it first-hand, he decided he was better suited to hospitality and progressed on to the Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Level 3 course.

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