Capsicum Culinary Studio is the largest chef school in Southern Africa, offering a range of chef courses and cooking classes to meet all of your individual needs. Capsicum Culinary Studio boasts exclusive international associations with the Swiss Education Group (SEG), as well as with TAFE NSW – the Sydney Institute in Australia. Graduates can further their studies at TAFE NSW or any of the prestigious institutions associated with SEG. They will also have the opportunity to be placed in Culinary Industry positions during this time.
Capsicum Culinary Studio has an impressive national footprint with six campuses that are strategically situated in major centres across South Africa. Campuses are located in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Boksburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth.
For more information on each school please click on the following map.
Our cooking schools provide a host of opportunities and support structures to ensure that our students excel in each and every aspect of their academic careers.
Each campus has a dedicated Student Advisor to assist our students in making the correct programme choices. Once enrolled, a Student Administrator will also keep track of students’ information, assessments and results. Our online student portal, available to all students at our campuses, gives you the opportunity to receive news about trends, events and general updates, and it also serves as a vibrant forum for student-related discussions.
Some of the advantages of pursuing your studies at Capsicum Culinary Studio is the following:
- Capsicum Culinary Studio assist students with local industry placements during their training for experiential training.
- During your studies at Capsicum Culinary Studio you will be exposed to various workshops as part of your studies. All of these workshops will further prepare you for a successful career in the culinary world.
- Capsicum Culinary Studio makes allowance for its students to pay a discounted cash fee and also strives to support its students with a personal payment plan. This involves paying a deposit and subsequently making monthly payments via debit order. This payment will vary depending on the fee charged for the student’s chosen course.
- Capsicum Culinary Studio prides itself on being the first Culinary College in southern Africa to fully integrate face-to-face theoretical teaching with the use of technological learning tools. More and more colleges around the world are using tablets computers to enrich the learning experience of students. For the past two years Capsicum has used tablet computers to personalize and enhance its’ students learning experience by making it more interactive and fun.
Capsicum Culinary Studio offers a programme in Chocolate Arts and Confectionary, a first of its kind in South Africa. State-of-the-Art Chocolate and Pastry kitchens are available at our Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses.