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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.
May 11, 2017
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Kia ora Sach

In November 2016, Sach Kadam joined the team of tutors at Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School and he is looking after students in the National Certificate in Hospitality Cookery Level 2 course. With plenty of experience, Sach was a sous chef and also worked at Auckland Fish Market. He enjoys cooking with fish and says New Zealand is blessed with great fresh produce.
March 28, 2017
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Cooking out of school, 2016

Nothing beats hands-on experience when young people are exploring possible careers and they have little idea what a profession really involves. For the last three years, numerous students from Kelston Girls’ College trades academy, Te Arataki ke te uru, have studied cookery at Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School (AHCTS) in Newmarket. Each week, the Kelston girls take the plunge into real tertiary training to determine the best pathway for them when they finish school. In 2016, students from Green Bay High School St Dominic's Catholic College joined the AHCTS cookery programme. Kelston Girls’ College assistant principal and director of careers academy, Kylie Taffard says at the chefs’ school the students experience a tertiary environment and also, success in that environment.