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December 18, 2017

Top AHCTS students for 2017

On December 8, 2017 Auckland Hotel & Chefs Training School celebrated the success of students graduating and starting out in chef careers. Congratulations to our three top students for 2017. National Certificate in Hospitality Cookery Level 2 – Levi Philp New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4 – Leiscni Murgatroyd New Zealand Diploma in Cookery Advanced Level 5 – Lisle Sia Lisle also gained distinction in her London City & Guilds exams.
December 18, 2017

Kiwi chef graduates in hot demand

A trip to New Zealand gave an aspirational young Filipino woman the opportunity to pursue a new career that she never thought was possible. In September 2015, Lisle Sia took her first steps into a teaching kitchen at Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School (AHCTS) and her dream to become a chef started to come true. “I loved baking, but I didn’t know very much about other cookery and I knew I needed to learn this,” says Lisle. Cooking for family and friends was very different from preparing multiple innovative and high-end dishes for a restaurant, and undertaking formal cookery […]
October 11, 2017

Skilled chefs for New Zealand’s hospitality sector

When Auckland Hotel & Chefs Training School (AHCTS) head tutor genuinely congratulates his students for a job well done – you see the young chefs’ stand a little taller and their confidence grows. Sam Fraser-List is the chef schools’ head tutor and what gets him in the kitchen and sharing his extensive knowledge, is seeing students develop their cookery skills and believing in their ability. At the boutique school the small class sizes enable tutors to really get to know their students. They learn about them, where they are from, their past and the challenges they encounter. “Some of our […]
May 11, 2017
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Hands-on chef experience with Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School

Each week students from Auckland secondary schools spend the day studying with Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School. The Year 12 and 13 students chose to study cookery at a tertiary because they love food and many are considering a career in the hospitality industry.