Cooking Courses

Do you love to cook and dream of being a caterer or chef one day?

A practical and hands-on cooking course will help you build work-ready kitchen skills to help you get a job and start your journey in New Zealand or abroad. New Zealand’s food culture is world-renowned, and now’s a great time to join this once-again booming industry. 

New Zealand’s food culture is world-renowned, and with a current shortage of trained chefs, it’s a great time to start training or upskill and join this once-again booming industry.  

More about cooking

Learn the ins and outs of cooking from presentation to restaurant management. You’ll get to experiment and create and design unique dishes as the seasons change. Cooking students learn about a wide range of cookery techniques and disciplines and gain confidence working in a commercial kitchen environment.  

You’ll be trained by industry-experienced chefs and enjoy small classes with one-to-one support throughout your training. 


  • Food Technologist - $50K-$100K per year

  • Cook- $21-$23 per hour

  • Chef - $21-$38 per hour

  • Kitchenhand - $21-$22 per hour


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