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Is cooking your calling?

NZ’s food culture is world-renowned, and now’s a great time to move ahead with training in this once-again booming industry.

Whether you love baking, or you dream of whipping up culinary creations as a caterer or chef one day, our practical, hands-on courses help you build work-ready kitchen skills to help you get a job and start your journey.

Learn the ins and outs of cooking and baking as well as presentation and restaurant management. Culinary students also learn about food science, nutrition and dietary information.  

With a shortage of trained chefs and bakers, it’s a great time to start training or upskill. We’ll get you work-ready, fine-tune your CV and interview skills and line you up with exciting job opportunities to get your culinary career humming.  

  • You’ll learn how to prepare all kinds of tasty dishes. 

  • Get hands-on training from tutors who’ve been chefs and bakers

  • Learn the practical kitchen and cookery skills employers want

  • Courses designed with input from top chefs and bakers

  • Enjoy smaller class sizes with friendly, helpful tutors

  • Build your confidence in our fun and supportive environment

What our cookery students are saying

Just some of the places our graduates are working:

Want to move ahead with NZMA?