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5th June 2019

A team of Catering students competed against top southern colleges and industry professionals and returned with 26 medals.

Hull College Catering Department have been busy during the half term break by participating in the Wessex Salon Culinaire 2019, one of the UK’s largest live culinary competitions which was held at Brockenhurst College on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May.

Seven learners who are enrolled on Level 2 Culinary Skills, Level 2 Professional Cookery (Adults) and Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma, competed across three days against some of the top colleges within in southern region, as well as industry experienced professional chefs.

This popular annual event was held in association with The Craft Guild of Chefs and is a fantastic platform for all chefs, especially for student chefs looking for their first taste of the competition experience.

The team went head to head in 26 categories of live competitions and returned with an impressive haul of 9 gold, 11 silver and 6 bronze medals.

Hull College were then bestowed 2 further awards; Best Competition College and Craft Guild Chefs Award for Outstanding Competition College within all 2019 competitions

Supporting national skills competitions highlights the positive impact it has on learners by developing their skills and confidence.

The Catering team are a shining example of what can be achieved by studying at Hull College, as well as the dedication and hard work the tutors give to furthering their learner’s experiences and ensuring they are not only ready to compete, but ready to enter life in the industry.

Courses

Advanced Culinary Arts

The Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery level 3 Kitchen and larder will lead you into employment within the largest employment industry, both locally and nationally.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Culinary Arts

You will be participating in an exciting course which will help you start your journey into the Hospitality and Catering Industry. You will be taught by leading Industry professionals who will support you’re learning throughout to make you the best you can be.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Introduction to Culinary Skills

Do you want to be the next Jamie Oliver or Gordon Ramsey? Are you eager to develop your culinary skills? Then this introduction course to cookery is for you!

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Level 2 Professional Patisserie

What more could you want to enhance your already developed cookery skills that you have gained in either level 1 Culinary skills or level 2 Professional cookery courses. This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to tackle the complex world of preparing, cooking and finishing luscious desserts.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Professional Culinary for Adults

Looking to work within the a fast paced and exciting industry? This study programme gives you the skills you need to start your career within the catering field.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time