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Capsicum Cape Town Campus and Head Office

Tel: 021 442 0600
Tel: 086 111 CHEF (2433)



Capsicum Culinary Studio is South Africa’s leading professional Chef Education and Training Institution. We have campuses nationally that includes: Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Johannesburg (Sunninghill) and Boksburg. Our students are people just like you who want to turn their passion into a career. Our programmes enable our students to choose a programme suitable to their skills.


Chez Gourment

Tel: 021 671 2080
Fax: 021 671 2081

Jenny Howard -



Chez Gourmet has an array of food happenings to whet your appetite, from cooking lessons on 3 levels to foodie gifts and gadgets, sensational catering and private dining.

Chefs Training &
Innovation Academy (CTIA) - Cape Town Campus

Tel: 021 913 9750

Cinsaut House, Vinyards Office
Estate, Welgemoed

Joline Oosthuizen - Principal


At CTIA we believe in the sustainability, fair trade and a green environment where students are turned into industry-ready chefs in an environment that values conscious cooking, fair trade and minimum wastage. Apart from being a City & Guilds Center of Excellence, the add-on modules of the ProChef 2020 programme focuses on entrepreneurial skills that will equipthe learner to capitalise on the commercial opportunities. Course material is industry-specific, more in-depth, more encompassing and furnishes the learner with improved and better refined hard and soft skills that will sustain them in the industry indefinitely.


Francois Ferreira Academy

Tel: 044 884 0765
Fax: 086 652 8706



Established in 2004 and situated in George in the Garden Route, the Francois Ferreira Academy provides training excellence in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. We are an approved City & Guilds Centre and are registered for a short-term learning programme with CATHSSETA.

Global Chef School Online (Pty) Ltd

Tel: 076 789 0426
Fax: 021 556 8356

Romeo Kern -

Now there is an easier way to get your Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma – The only online Chef school in South Africa. Students that pass our online courses are eligible for so many employment opportunities - including working on cruise liners, or at international restaurants and hotels ... and so much more!

The International Hotel School (Pty) Ltd.

2nd Floor, 106 Adderley Street
Cape Town, 8000

Tel: 021 426 2924
Fax: 021 426 4310




No matter which field you wish to pursue, International Hotel School will provide you with the training you need to make a success of a challenging career in the hospitality and culinary industry, both locally and internationally. Our focus is on practical as well as theoretical training, with emphasis on traditional values of service and hospitality. So if you're passionate about a career in hospitality, look no further than International Hotel School.

Institute of Culinary Arts

Tel: 021 885 1414


Farm Calenick, Zevenrivieren Road, Banhoek, Stellenbosch


The ICA, located in the Stellenbosch Winelands, is rated one of the top 3 culinary training facilities in the world, offering various Internationally accredited professional chef courses.  We focus on individual training, with an average lecturer-to-student ratio of 1:6.  We believe in excellence in every aspect of the traditional culinary arts. The ICA offers specialised chef and lecturing faculty resources and our custom designed training kitchens boast only the most sophisticated modern equipment. The extensive curriculum is based on classical French gastronomy and our course objectives are driven and endorsed by the industry.  The ICA is recognized as the most highly awarded and leading training facility of its kind in South Africa and our students are known to set industry standards. Our highly regarded training partners are both locally and internationally acclaimed and we’ve proven our training excellence through numerous prestigious culinary events and industry competitions.


La Petite Patisserie (Pty)Ltd.

Unit G9, Centurion Business Park, Democracy Way, Montague Gardens, Cape Town

FoodBev SETA Accreditation 587/00198/1900

Tel: 072 725 2289

Nicolette van Niekerk 


Turning potential and talent into valuable skills. Specialize in the art of baking, with our National Certificate, accredited through FoodBev SETA as, well as, our Short Program catalogue. Explore the depths of a passionate baker, with explanatory foundations covering subjects ranging in: Speciality Breads, a variety of Cakes, Meringue and Patisserie products, Sugar Craft art and the addition of Food Service Business Management. Achieve your dreams with the help of our friendly and qualified team. As a small, strong company, based in Cape Town, we accept limited student enrolment; focusing on individual attention and development.



National Institute For The Deaf

Tel: 023 347 3546/7

Babsie Crafford (Programme Manager)


NID College provides accessible further education, occupational and skills training for Deaf students in a variety of study fields, e.g. Hospitality, Beauty and Cosmetology, Construction, Upholstery, Agriculture, Early Childhood Development, ICT and Jewellery Manufacturing (MQA). NID College is a Private FET registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training. This accredited training provides opportunities for job placement as well as the opportunity to become full participating members of society.

NQTAC Cape (Pty) Ltd

Tel: 044 873 4771
Fax: 086 648 5352

Irene Smith  -


We are also fully accredited with CATHSSETA and City & Guilds International

The Private Hotel School

Tel: 021 881 3792
Fax: 021 881 3793

The Private Hotel School
33 Stellenbosch
Vlottenburg Road

Carima van den Berg  -



The Private Hotel School is offering exceptional training and education in the Hospitality related industry for more than 10 years. We pride ourselves in being industry leaders in our profession. The Higher Education Act, (Act No 101 of 1997) and the regulations for registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, make it compulsory for private institutions offering full qualifications in higher education to register with the Department of Higher Education and Training (HEQSF level 5 – 10). By complying with the requirements of The Higher Education Act, The Private Hotel School ensures that all programmes on offer are of quality and aligned with national and international standards. We are also an approved City and Guilds Centre to offer their certificates and diplomas and a partner school of the American Hospitality Academy and the International Hospitality Management Schools.


SA Chefs Academy

Tel: 021 447 3168

Paul Hartmann

The instructors of the SA Chefs Academy can draw from a long and successful track record in the culinary field, and it is against this background that they are ideally suited and properly qualified to professionally train young chefs for entry into hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, food product developers and as food stylists.


Sense of Taste Chef School

Student applications:

Debbie Ayub
082 337 6240

Chef Angie Boyd
079 895 9065

The Sense of Taste Chef School is a dynamic professional chef school based in Cape Town and is owned and run by chefs, Angie Boyd and Peter Ayub. We offer full-time 1-year Certificate and a 2-year Diploma courses. Classes are small and personalized with hands on instruction from chefs Angie and Peter. We teach and cook with our students on a daily basis to ensure maximum practical training and we only work with highly reputable establishments during the 2x 6-month in-service periods. Email Debbie or visit our website for further info.


Silwood School of Cookery

Tel: 021 686 4894
Fax: 021 686 5795

  The Silwood School of Cookery is South Africa's oldest cookery school, boasting student achievement unmatched by any other cookery school in South Africa.

The school was founded in 1964 by Lesley Faull, Commanderie des Cordons Bleus de France. Over the past 50 years Silwood has earned itself a world class reputation.

Lesley’s daughter, Alicia Wilkinson, Commanderie des Cordons Bleus de France, is the present principal of the school, continuing her mothers work-producing chefs of a world class standard.

Silwood offers a broad based culinary education equipping the graduates with the classic skills required in top international kitchens.


Warwick's Chef School

Tel and fax: 028 316 1166


Warwick’s Chef School was established in 1991, and is one of the fore runners in culinary training in South Africa, for young students who want to enter the hospitality industry as a chef.

With Kevin Warwick as principal, supported by his full time and part time lecturers, personal attention is definitely guaranteed for the up to 24 students (in 2 classes of 12) who are accepted for each intake.

Warwick’s is an approved centre to offer the City & Guilds International Certificate and Diploma in Food Preparation & Culinary Arts, which forms part of the course content. It is also an approved examination centre.