Top 10 Cooking Classes in South Africa |


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Looking for Cooking classes in South Africa?


The food and beverage industry in South Africa has been experiencing great heights in recent times. 


Here is all you need to know about the Cooking Courses in South Africa that will turn your life from dull to delicious.


Why you should learn Cooking Courses in South Africa?


Insight Survey reported that the fast-food industry alone is worth R300 billion every year, while Statistics South Africa recorded income from the “takeaway and fast-food outlet” sector as R170 billion in 2015.


Cooking Courses in South Africa is a treat to learn as South African food owes its origin and taste not just to the indigenous people but also to the variety of colonizers that ruled them.


So, while doing a Cooking Course in South Africa you will not only enrich your knowledge of the taste palate but also your knowledge of the nation’s history.


What is the cost of Cooking Courses in South Africa?


Cooking Courses in South Africa costs between R 1,50,000 to R 2,75,0000 


What is the average duration of Cooking Courses in South Africa?


Cooking courses in South Africa are mostly bachelor’s courses. There are also certificate or diploma courses available. Major of them are as follows: 


  • 2 Year Diploma (Cooking) Culinary Arts & Advanced Cooking
  • 2 Year Diploma (Pâtisserie) Culinary Arts & Advanced Pâtisserie
  • 3 Year Advanced Diploma Advanced Culinary Arts, Advanced Pâtisserie & Specialist Culinary Field
  • The Art Of Baking - Free Course 


What are the most famous Culinary schools in South Africa?


Cooking courses in South Africa are taught by the following Institutes:






SA School of Cookery



Prue Leith Chefs Academy & Restaurant



Institute Of Culinary Arts - ICA



Wickedfood Earth Country Cooking School



What will I learn by taking cooking courses in South Africa?


Cooking courses in South Africa take your cooking skills to a professional level. You can add to your existing knowledge or form a base to learn something new. It will also give you a degree to start a business or simply know that you are capable of making people stand in awe of you because of what you can do in the kitchen. 


What jobs can I get with a Culinary degree/diploma in South Africa?


After completing a bachelor's degree, a certificate or a diploma cooking course from a culinary school in South Africa, one can join any hotel, restaurant or open one’s own business. You can also work as: 


  • Chef
  • Food Stylist
  • Caterer
  • Nutritionist
  • Cruise Ship Staff
  • Personal Chef
  • Food Scientist
  • Cooking School Instructor

534 course(s) offered by 150 institutes in South Africa
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Hostess Pro Cake Decorating Academy Logo

Wilton Course 1 (Beginning with Buttercream)

This training will teach you the basics of working with decorating bags and tips and piping techniques.

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Higher Diploma Food Prep & Culinary Arts

This program will provide you with an opportunity to learn about cooking, baking as well food prep and culinary arts with food & beverage management and housekeeping.

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Cupcake and Cookie Creations

Come and join us for a cupcake baking, filling and decorating class and learn how to whip up gorgeous cupcakes for Birthdays, Valentine’s day, as gifts or just part of a dessert.

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City & Guilds International Diploma in Culinary Arts

The Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Arts is for those who wish to work in the hospitality industry and already have knowledge of the basic principles of kitchen work, or who can demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to work and study in order to supplement their existing knowledge.

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City & Guilds Certificate in Culinary Arts (12 Months)

This course is a foundation into the culinary world with a major emphasis on practical cookery. Other components of these courses include catering theory, food costing and menu planning.

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Advanced Professional Chef Programme

This course is for the future leaders of the Culinary Industry. It covers all major theoretical, practical and workplace components of kitchen operations, culinary practice and patisserie skill elements.

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Introduction To Professional Cookery

The aim of this course is to introduce students to ingredients, kitchen systems and cooking methods and is a strong foundation to build a culinary career on.

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Beginners Baking And Cake Decorating Course

Learn how to bake and decorate. Beginners Baking and Cake Decorating course is offered By Midrand Baking School.

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Antoinette's Cooking School Logo

Basic Baking and Cake Decorating

This 4-day course will teach participants how to create amazing cakes and cupcakes for their own functions or their community’s small functions like christenings and weddings

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The Isomalt Pincushion Flower Workshop

The focus will be on the melting process, aeration, pulling, airbrushing and assembly.

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