Introduction

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“If you were ever to open a cooking school in Melbourne, where better than Lygon Street – Melbourne’s ‘Little Italy’!”

Front Cooking School has two campuses in Carlton: on Lygon Street and on Brunswick Street. The facilities are first class, and our trainers are industry experienced.

Imagine yourself in a kitchen baking warm, flaky croissants, creating the perfect sweet and salty pastries, and evenings carefully decorating cakes for special events. If this style of specialty baking is for you then Front Cooking School’s Certificate III in Patisserie is the right course. This qualification provides for you to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served. Places such as cafés, catering operations, clubs, coffee shops, hotels, patisseries, pubs, and restaurants as Pastry Chef.

Now to the kitchen where culinary dreams come true, and your future career is waiting to unfold. Completing the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, you will gain hands-on experience in the kitchen and acquire the fundamental food skills that can make you work-ready. Jump into the dynamic world of hospitality and experience all it has to offer you. This qualification provides a pathway to becoming a Cook or a Commis Chef in a wide range of hospitality establishments including bistros, cafés, hospitals, hotels and restaurants.

If you have always wanted to run a restaurant and experience the joy of serving your signature dishes to satisfied customers, you will know that it involves more intensive education. The Certificate IV will train you to manage business finances, develop skills to coordinate hospitality operations, and lead a team. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a Chef in organisations such as cafés, clubs, hotels, pubs and restaurants or to run your own small business.

What if you are a born leader and you want to be the front of house – the maître ‘d ? Our Diploma of Hospitality trains you to take charge in the fast-paced, exciting world of hospitality. You will acquire a broad range of hospitality skills including training and developing a team to deliver leading industry food and beverage table service, combined with management skills such as rostering staff and preparing and monitoring budgets. You will have the capacity to take on the role of a highly skilled senior employee capable of making operational business decisions. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage, and gaming. Strong frontline leaders are in hot demand in hospitality across the globe.

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management will increase your passion to be a part of this vibrant industry and assist you in your rise through the ranks to take your place as a Senior Manager. You will develop a thorough spectrum of skills across the areas of business planning, financial management, human resources, leadership and marketing, to enable you to successfully operate across a broad range of sectors which may include bars, gaming venues, resorts, restaurants or other busy hospitality environments.

Join the path to success at Front Cooking School and enjoy a bright future in a career where your skills are in demand.