HOSPITALITY AND CULINARY ARTS

 We are the UK’s leading school of hospitality & culinary arts. With a plethora of food-related TV shows and innovative new food products being bought to the table almost daily, there’s never been a better time to train in a forward-thinking world-renowned institute such as the school of hospitality and culinary arts here at Westminster Kingsway College.

With our extensive gastronomic practice and proven excellence, the college is committed to innovation and high performance in hospitality and culinary arts. We have enviable links and collaborations with the international hospitality industry, leading chefs’ associations and principal figures from the world of gastronomy. We are devoted to high-quality training and development.

Our award-winning team will help you shape your programme of learning so you can realise your career ambitions in a range of specialist subjects and deliver them to the highest standards. If you are passionate, committed and prepared to work long hours, this buzzing sector will give you the chance to work in a range of dynamic environments in London, across the UK and around the world. 

Careers at a glance: 

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Artisan Baker
  • Sous-Chef
  • Chocolatier
  • Front of House Manager
  • Sommelier
  • Head Chef
  • Mixologist
  • Barista
  • Waiter/Waitress
  • Butcher
  • Hospitality Supervisors
  • Hotel Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Guest Relations Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Food Manufacturer
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The Young Chefs' Academy at Westminster Kingsway College has been the starting point for many of the college’s successful students and graduates. Many of the students in our Young Chefs' Academy progress on to apply for our Professional Chef Diploma, Chef Apprenticeships or Patisserie Diplomas.

Start Dates: 21 September 2019 / 2 November 2019 / 11 January 2020 Duration: 5 Weeks Suitable for: 13-16
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WestKing is proud to have created the Escoffier Grand Diplomas for UK and international students alike. In acknowledging our historical ties with Auguste Escoffier, an iconic and transformative professional of culinary excellence, we uphold his determination and commitment to further advance the skills, knowledge, education and experience of our students.

Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 6 Weeks
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This is an extension of our Modular Escoffier Diploma and as the course runs twice in any one academic year, you will have the choice of starting in either September or February.

Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 21-24 Weeks Suitable for: Adults, International
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The Advanced Escoffier Grand Diploma has been designed to offer you a flexible, bespoke mix of education. This allows you the flexibility to create your own practical based culinary programmes, as well as completing a Westminster Kitchen Finance Certificate, a Level 2 RSPH Food Safety in Catering Certificate and Level 3 City & Guilds in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision Certificate.

Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 1 Year Suitable for: Adults, International
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Our BA (Hons) Culinary Arts and Business Management Top Up provides the opportunity to study contemporary issues in culinary arts and business management with a practical focus.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week - This course is also available part-time, taught over 1 day per week for 2 years Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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Our BA (Hons) Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-Up provides the opportunity to study contemporary issues in hospitality and tourism business management with a practical focus.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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Our part-time BA (Hons) Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-Up provides the opportunity to study contemporary issues in hospitality and tourism business management with a practical focus.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 1 day per week Suitable for: Adults
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This programme is for students who want to pursue a career in Culinary Health and Nutrition, and provides the opportunity to examine the impact of nutrition on health and disease, as well as developing culinary arts skills.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 3 Years - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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Our Hospitality Management Foundation Degree offers a great opportunity for those who aspire to work within this dynamic and international sector. This two-year programme is for anyone wanting to develop their hospitality skills within the context of adapting to meet the ever-changing demands of both employers and self-employment.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 16 September 2019 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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Our Hospitality Management Foundation Degree offers a great opportunity for those who aspire to work within this dynamic and international sector. This two-year programme is for anyone wanting to develop their hospitality skills within the context of adapting to meet the ever-changing demands of both employers and self-employment.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 16 September 2019 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 1 day per week Suitable for: Adults
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Our Culinary Arts Foundation Degree is for people who wish to develop their creative culinary skills and expertise to reflect contemporary trends and innovative culinary techniques. This two-year programme enables students to meet the demands of employers in the Culinary Arts and Food Science and Development sectors. You will explore potential career opportunities in menu development, product design and gastronomy.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 16 September 2019 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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Our Culinary Arts Foundation Degree is for people who wish to develop their creative culinary skills and expertise to reflect contemporary trends and innovative culinary techniques. This two-year programme enables students to meet the demands of employers in the Culinary Arts and Food Science and Development sectors. You will explore potential career opportunities in menu development, product design and gastronomy.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 1 day per week Suitable for: Adults
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This programme is for students who want to pursue a career in Culinary Health and Nutrition, and provides the opportunity to examine the impact of nutrition on health and disease, as well as developing culinary arts skills.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 September 2020 Duration: 2 Years - This course is taught over 2-3 days per week Suitable for: Adults, International Students
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This course has been designed to give you the skills, experience and knowledge needed to enter the hospitality industry, covering work in hotels, restaurants, bars and events.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 7 September 2020 Duration: 2 Years Suitable for: School Leavers, International Students
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