16 September 2019
We’re delighted to be launching Wales’ first Chefs’ Forum Academy with our Catering and Hospitality students being offered unrivalled access to the UK’s most inspirational culinary experts. Our brand new partnership with the renowned Chefs’ Forum Academy gets underway this month and offers access to the country’s most experienced chefs, the opportunity to work within prestigious hotels and restaurants and exposure to busy restaurant kitchens.
Faculty Director of Care and Communities Gary Handley said: “The Chef’s Forum Academy will provide unrivalled access to local employers and top chefs, enriching our students’ curriculum and work experience. The Academy will make students work-ready, showing them exactly what’s required of them as they make their way into industry. We are thrilled to be able to offer The Chefs’ Forum Academy to our students and are sure that they will greatly benefit from the scheme of learning offered to them.”
The Academy will work with Coleg Gwent students, to provide Weekly access to established chefs/hospitality experts from across Wales and beyond. Work placements in prestigious hotels and restaurants. Open question and answer sessions with industry leaders. Educational visits to restaurants and suppliers Work experience at local and national events.
Catherine Farinha, Founder of The Chef’s Forum said: “We’re delighted to be launching the fourth Chef’s Forum Academy nationally with Coleg Gwent, as part of our roll-out strategy. The Chef’s Forum Academy concept works extremely well for all involved and secures the next generation of chefs and hospitality professionals entering into the industry.” If you’re interested in cookery or hospitality then take a look at our catering and hospitality courses and apply now!