Hospitality & CateringHospitality & Catering

Choosing to study Hospitality and Catering will give you access to a team of expert tutors who have personal experience of working at some of the UK’s top hotels and restaurants. Through their extensive knowledge, you will learn how to develop the skills and techniques needed to make it as a chef in a busy kitchen environment. As you progress through the qualification levels, you will gain confidence in your skills and begin to develop your individual style of cooking.

Zoe Petrou, Head of Hospitality & Catering

“This course feeds your passion. The tutors push you to be the best you can be. There is not a day that you don’t learn.“

Sam Pearson, Hospitality Diploma Level 3


Career options include becoming a professional chef. restaurant manager or events manager. Past students have gone on to further their careers in some of the country’s finest kitchens and restaurants working alongside world renowned chefs and managers such as Lisa Allen (who herself studied hospitality at LMC), Simon Rogan at L’Enclume and Ian Swainson at The Samling Hotel, Windermere.

Your future career could be..

Barista   £10,000 - £20,000
Front of House      £12,000 - £27,000
Chef   £13,000 - £50,000
Restaurant Manager   £18,000 - £45,000
Catering Manager   £19,000 - £40,000
Hotel Manager   £20,000 - £60,000



What do I need to join?

3 GCSEs at grade D-G PLUS grade 2/f or higher in Maths or English.

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

This course is designed to give you a broad range of cookery skills and will form an introduction into the hospitality industry. The practical classes will include food preparation and food service. The theory lessons will cover the essential knowledge and will complement the required assignment work.

Who is this course for?

The course is for suitable for school leavers and adults who would like a career in the Catering and Hospitality sector - food preparation and cooking, and good and drink service.

Contact Details

Andrew Winder or Adrian Law telephone 01524 66215 Ext.273
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306.

Course Information Sheet

Download it here


Department News

Hospitality & Catering Students Impress in National Competition

April 24, 2019

Three Hospitality & Catering students travelled to Llandrillo College in Colwyn Bay, north Wales to

The Italian Job! Work Experience Placement

August 16, 2018

For the 2nd year running, students took part in a work placement project in Italy, as part of the Op

Students Reach for the ‘Michelin’ Stars!

July 05, 2018

  Congratulations to two of our Hospitality & Catering Level 3 students who have just been off

Level 1 Students Prepare Chinese Buffet

February 09, 2018

Our Level 1 students from the Aspire course have served a Chinese Buffet Lunch in Coulson's Restaura

Student Profiles

Geoffrey Fisher

January 16, 2019

Courses taken: NVQ Level 2 & 3 Hospitality & Catering

Scott Fairweather

March 08, 2018

Head Chef at The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale
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