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We are one of the best colleges for catering in the UK. When you study with us, you not only work with our award-winning team, but you also get real-life experience by learning in our incredible industry-standard kitchens.
We are one of only two colleges nationally to win three People 1st Centres of Excellence Awards and our training restaurant at our St Austell campus, Cloisters, holds an AA College Rosette.
Our modern kitchen facilities, professional catering tutors, and strong links with local producers make the perfect recipe that will enable any budding chef to have the best possible start to an exciting career in the kitchen.
Catering case studies
Ben studied professional cookery and after travelling the world, he has settled down in Cornwall working as the Executive Chef at The Longstore. One of his most memorable experiences at Cornwall College was being nominated for a City and Guilds achievement award by his lecturer. He went on to win the award, attending the presentation at Buckingham Palace.
"The course covered all areas needed to equip me with the knowledge to enter a professional kitchen. I traveled around the world with the skills I had learnt. I settled back down in Cornwall and have worked my way up to executive chef, overseeing 3 kitchens. I write menus, train staff, team building and quality control of all sites."
Studying at Cornwall College gave George the skills he needed to follow his passion and become an executive chef on board a cruise liner.
"The course has taken me all over the world cooking. Until recently I was Executive Chef on a 5 star cruise liner and here I got to create my own menus, meet and cook for appreciative people.
Going to college gave me the tools to travel around the world and to work with and teach different nationalities. I would highly recommend it and cruise ships are a great way to do what you love whilst seeing different countries. "