Kevin Warwick, principal and founder of the Warwick’s Chef School has worked in the hospitality industry for many years. He trained in Holland, South Africa and France. Warwick worked as head chef in some of the finer establishments in South Africa and owned a couple of his own catering establishments and restaurants. Warwick served on the South African Chef Association committee in the Western Cape, is a member of the Academy of Chefs and started the Hermanus Restaurateurs Association.
Warwick’s passion for fine food and teaching was his drive to the opening of the Chef School to train classical culinary principals to enthusiastic students.
With his industry knowledge and background, he structured the course to focus on hands-on training and the perfection of skills by repetition to ensure excellence.
Warwick’s Chef Training School has a team of part time culinary lecturers, each an expert in their own field. They all have relevant industry and teaching experience and focus on their speciality subjects such as Wine Appreciation, Butchery, Cake Decorating, Chocolate Work, Health & First Aid and Fire Fighting.
This part time certificate programme is aimed at those who are currently working as a prep cook or sculler in a restaurant or hotel, and wishes to obtain a recognised qualification as an assistant chef / junior chef in the kitchen while they are employed.