HOSPITALITY AND CULINARY ARTS COURSES

 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
COURSES
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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, part time Suitable for: 13-16
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Westminster Kingsway College 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, part time
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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 part time 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 part time Suitable for: Adults, International
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This course has been designed to develop your basic specialist skills and knowledge in pastry, bakery and confectionery work, enabling you to progress into a career in the hospitality and catering industry.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 9 September 2019 Duration: 12 Weeks - This course runs on Mondays for 5 hours per week Suitable for: Adults
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The Professional Chef Diploma has been the starting point for many of the world's leading Chefs and is the UK's first professional cookery qualification.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 9 September 2019 Duration: 1 Year Suitable for: School Leavers
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This course provides you with an introduction to professional cookery, to enable you to develop your skills and progress onto further study.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 16 September 2019 Duration: 12 Weeks Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 21 September 2019 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits, ideal for those working in the hospitality sector who wish to expand their product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 2 November 2019 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 14 November 2019 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 16 January 2020 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 29 February 2020 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 23 April 2020 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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This course introduces wine in an informative and structured manner, suitable for both the enthusiast and those looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business, requiring an introductory level of product knowledge.

Location: Victoria Centre Start Date: 9 May 2020 Duration: 1 Week Suitable for: Adults
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King's Cross Centre
211 Grays Inn Road
London, WC1X 8RA
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Victoria Centre
Vincent Square
London, SW1P 2PD
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Soho Centre
Peter Street
London, W1F 0HS
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Regent's Park Centre
Longford Street
London, NW1 3HB
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Alexandra Centre
Ainsworth Way
London, NW8 0SR
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