Success Stories

Read all about our many success stories from our Chef Courses.

When I decided to a Chef Course, I wasn’t 100% sure what I would be using it for! I knew I wanted to start a business with my wife in the food and drink sector, but was unsure what direction to head in. I found the Modern Skills for Modern Chefs Course in School of Food and after meeting the chef tutors I knew this was the Chef Course for me. This course really helped me focus on what my strengths are and also gave me a real insight into what is a good area to go into within the hospitality sector.

As the weeks progressed, my confidence grew in the kitchen until I was happily creating three-course menus from start to finish using all the latest skills and trends. The course gave me an excellent introduction to a commercial kitchen environment and all of the necessary skills to enter straight into the workforce.

Although it’s never easy getting a new business up and running, my course tutors, Janine and Dermot, are a wealth of up-to-date knowledge and have been extremely supportive of our business endeavour.

The School of Food’s Open Day was a perfect arena for testing our product and market research, and we have met an extensive network of people that have been extremely helpful in getting our business off the ground. I would have no hesitation in recommending this course to anyone who wants to either enter the hospitality industry as a chef, or, like us, wants to start their own business in the food or drink industry.

We are really looking forward to sampling what will be available at the next open day from the latest class of students!

James Vine-Chatterton, Ludlow & Vine