Capsicum Culinary Studio is the largest chef school of its kind in South Africa. As an internationally endorsed training partner for future chefs, we are committed to a strict code of ethics and embrace creativity and diversity.

We aim to inspire all of our students to be successful in their chosen fields. In doing so, we are committed to providing the highest level of academic excellence in culinary education through City & Guilds endorsed programmes.

Furthermore, students gain practical experience during their studies, allowing them to experience the industry first-hand. This proves beneficial in building a professional network in preparation for their career.

On campus studies

Capsicum Culinary Studio has an impressive national footprint with six campuses that are strategically situated in major centres across South Africa. By studying with us on- campus either full or part-time, you gain access to weekly lectures, practical demonstrations and skills’ applications in a fully-equipped, professional environment.

Our culinary campuses can be found around the country in:

Part of our vision is to make accredited culinary studies available to all aspiring chefs. That’s why Capsicum Culinary studio has created a new and unique online cooking experience, granting opportunities for a wider array of students. This makes it possible for students to study culinary arts from anywhere in the world.

Branching out

Lecturing staff at Capsicum Culinary Studio are equipped with extensive knowledge about the industry. They’re a dedicated team that fosters an environment that values diversity, passion for learning, caring for the individual and inspiration to achieve.

Capsicum Culinary Studio has an ethos of giving back and our national social responsibility programme focuses on using our culinary expertise in doing just that. Therefore, we’re proud to have Justin Bonello as the patron of our programme as he epitomises using the land to be able to cook wherever you are.

Campus and teaching tools

With the help of our partners and sponsors we strive to have high quality teaching facilities, allowing students to hone their skills and knowledge in a realistic industry-relevant setting. As part of your course fees, students receive:

  • Capsicum chef uniforms
  • Professional knife set
  • South African Chefs Association membership
  • Industry placement
  • Training material
  • Examination fees
  • Ingredients for practical lessons

Register with Capsicum Culinary Studio today and allow us to nurture your passion for your future.