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Catering and Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality Courses in Guildford, Surrey

Do you have a passion for cooking? Fancy working in the vibrant hospitality industry? Want to manage your own restaurant or even see yourself as the next celebrity chef? Well look no further...our courses will teach you modern methods and training for work in the creative and exciting world of catering.

You’ll also get plenty of practical experience in food and restaurant service in our industry standard kitchens and large modern restaurant which is open to the public. You can’t get much more ‘hands-on’ than that!

These popular courses are all taught by industry experts with years of experience in the catering industry.  All our tutors have plenty of professional contacts to draw from which enable us to offer our students not only the opportunity to cater for large, small and specialist events but also in competitions at both at the College and externally.

Choose a Catering or Hospitality course with us and you could also take part in some really exciting international and residential trips and visits. 

Professional Culinary Arts Level 2 - 2020:21
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 Adult  16-18 

Professional Culinary Arts Level 3 - 2020:21
 Adult  16-18 


Why Choose Guildford College?

  • Industry standard training kitchens
  • Modern restaurant open to the public
  • Specialist teaching rooms
  • Opportunity to take part in trips and visits in the UK and internationally, giving experience of all aspects of the hospitality industry
  • Take part in competitions and events

Day to Day in Industry

  • Make sauces, soups and stocks
  • Cooking meat and fish
  • Making desserts
  • Pasta, grains and egg dishes
  • Costs and menu planning
  • Front office operations

Jobs in Catering and Hospitality

  • Chef
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Kitchen Supervisor
  • Events Co-ordinator
  • Transport Caterer
  • Contract Caterer
Student preparing food in the catering kitchen

Moving On

You could further your knowledge by studying a Degree Level programme in Hospitality and Catering at university or progress onto a career in Hospitality and Catering.

Average Salary

Commis chefs start at around £12,000, rising to £16,000 for section chefs, £22,000 for sous chefs, and £30,000 and more for head chefs.


Student Soundbite

Rizwana Hussain

“I have a part-time job as a pastry chef at The Ivy, where I am able to apply all the the skills I have learned in my course at college. It also gives me good industry contacts.”

Rizwana - Advanced Professional Cookery Level 3 Diploma

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