Hurst Master Culinary School
The Gateway to Your Dream Career
So you dream of being a chef?
Being a professional chef is one of the most self-fulfilling careers to have. It brings with it excitement, adventure and lucrative financial rewards.
Let Hurst make your dreams come true.
World Class Chefs Course
Hurst Culinary School offers a three-year Food and Wine accredited course which will launch you into the adventurous and lucrative world of culinary arts. The course blends a fun and practical learning environment with theoretical knowledge to give students internationally recognised skills in the culinary field.
Full-time Employment Guaranteed
There are few education options available to young people these days that guarantee a career but with Hurst Culinary School you are guaranteed a career placement upon finishing your course. We will work with you to see that you are placed on the path to your success both during your course and afterwards.
Achieved through education
Become an International Chef
Who says your career has to be restrained to South Africa? Hurst Culinary School promotes international opportunities for our students giving them the chance to work anywhere in the world. Our students find adventure and career success worldwide.
Earn as you Learn
Hurst Culinary School wants to see you grow and develop into a Master Chef through learned experience. We make sure to place students with great chefs to learn from while studying. These internships will help you hone your skills and earn a bit of money while learning. Your expertise and skills get rewarded while you study with us.
Discover the Wonder of Food
More than just a Culinary School
A HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Join our Hurst Family
Hurst Culinary School is not just a place of learning, we are a family that looks after each other. We seek to make sure you feel like part of the family at every turn. Your success becomes our success and your struggle become our struggles. Together we will change your life and inspire you to great culinary heights.
Prepare for Lots of Laughter
Being a chef is hard work but it is also a barrel of laughs. At Hurst Culinary School we have a lot of fun while learning the art of cooking. There are few things better in life than having a good laugh with friends and family in the kitchen and we encourage this attitude of fun in the kitchen.
Unleash your Talents
Do you share our passion for food?
We are known for inspiring greatness
Coach and Mentor you to Success
The teaching staff at Hurst Culinary School are some of the best in the business. They will guide you to great heights of your culinary career from both a practical standpoint and that of a mentoring relationship. Our staff only wish to see you succeed and will take you under their wing to help you soar to new heights.
Classes that Inspire Learning
Hurst Culinary School has a unique approach to teaching and learning not found in other schools. Our courses do not seek to merely educate you on how to cook or be a chef, instead they inspire you to become a great career chef. Books, tests and practical work can only teach you so much but a truly inspired student will develop passion, innovation and mastery in the art of cooking.
Hone your Skills
Product of Learnt Skills
Your Gateway to Your Dream Career
Super Star Alumni
The Students at Hurst Culinary School become superb chefs and go on to win awards both in and out of the school. We like to recognise the extraordinary achievers in the Hurst Family and will showcase their talents for the world to see. Family’s like to brag a little about their member’s successes and we are no different.
A Star is Born
Your experiences at Hurst Culinary School will shape you into a future Master Chef. You may go on to run a kitchen in a Michelin Star restaurant or even open your own restaurant: The sky is the limit. But don’t take our word for it, why not hear what our past and current students think of their experiences?
Take the Next Step
Career Placement Possibilities
A guaranteed career as a chef
- Willing to learn and listen
- Family and team orientated
- Of yourself and others
- Knows your place and be accountable
- Honours your word
- Speak up and listen up
- Be responsible for your own emotional wellbeing
- Have a willingness to understand and share the feelings of others
- Be kind and easy to get along with
Join the Hurst Family
Become the Chef you Were Born to Be
Do you have what it takes to be a Hurst Chef?
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