Ashburton Chefs Academy

Inspirational Chef Training

Are you passionate about cooking? Do you dream of running your own restaurant, launching your own food business or travelling the world cooking professionally? If so we can help turn your dream into a reality.

The Ashburton Chefs’ Academy is one of the UK’s leading culinary schools offering inspirational chef courses to aspiring chefs. Learning from our team of highly experienced, professional chef tutors you will work with outstanding local produce to master the fundamental skills, techniques and discipline needed to succeed as a modern chef.

Learn to cook to a professional standard on our 4 week Certificate in Culinary Arts or become a fully qualified Chef in just 16 weeks on our full-time, intensive Diploma in Culinary Arts. You can even specialise as a Pastry Chef on our Diploma in Patisserie.

Contact us today and see how we can help you you turn your passion for cookery into an exciting career.

Elite chef training, top culinary qualifications

All of our chef courses offer full-time, intensive training and incorporate accredited, internationally recognised chef qualifications that are valued by employers around the world. Our graduates have an excellent record of success upon graduation, securing exciting positions in top kitchens or launching their own businesses.

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Specialist Courses

Gold Standard Culinary Training

The Ashburton Chefs Academy has been awarded CTH Gold Centre status in recognition of our standards of excellence in training.

Chefs Academy Courses

in Culinary Arts (4 weeks)

in Patisserie (14 weeks)

in Culinary Arts (16 weeks)

Advanced Diploma
(30 weeks)

ELCAS Students

ELCAS Funded Chef Diplomas

Armed forces service leavers can now receive ELCAS funding for Diploma level courses.

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Laurence Henry

Laurence Wins Professional MasterChef 2018

Ashburton Chefs Academy alumni Laurence Henry has been crowned Champion of MasterChef The Professionals 2018...

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Student Stories

Chefs Academy Graduates talk about their experiences.