Capsicum Culinary studio
“Live out your dream in the kitchens of the best restaurant’s in the world! Capsicum Culinary Studio can help you on your way to achieving that dream and with 6 different campuses nationwide, you will most definitely find the perfect culinary course just for you. “

"Live out your dream in the kitchens of the best restaurant’s in the world! Capsicum Culinary Studio can help you on your way to achieving that dream and with 6 different campuses nationwide, you will most definitely find the perfect culinary course just for you“.

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.

Welcome to Capsicum Culinary Studio, where we make all Culinary dreams come true. We’re delighted that you are considering starting your career in this industry by studying with us.

Whether you’re fresh out of school or if you want to make that career change, Capsicum Culinary Studio will give you all the necessary tools to make a great success of your Culinary career.

What makes Capsicum Culinary Studio different?

National Footprint
Capsicum Culinary Studio has a national footprint with 6 Campuses which are strategically located in major centres nationally. These include Boksburg, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban and Port Elizabeth Campuses. In 2013, we will also open a dedicated Hospitality School in the East Rand of Gauteng as well as a Culinary School in Bloemfontein.

All Inclusive Educational Offering
Included in Capsicum course fees is the following: an Apple iPad2, all ingredients during practicals, a set of chef’s knives, uniforms, examination fees, SACA membership for Chef students, free access to the internet, WiFi at all the Capsicum Campuses and access to the student resource centre which includes educational DVD’s as well as vast amounts of books for research.

International Partnerships
Capsicum has an exclusive International Association with Educational Institution, SEG. Capsicum graduates can further their studies at this prestigious institution and be placed in industry during this time. Capsicum also strives to add more partnerships to its growing list of associations.

Technologically Integrated Learning Platforms
Capsicum strives to always keep abreast with the latest trends and is the first Culinary School to use technologically integrated learning platforms in order to aid learning in as many ways as possible. These learning platforms ensure that the Capsicum students stay current with global Culinary events, trends and chefs. In addition, it allows sharing of experiences between students and campuses. The tool which will be used to facilitate this innovative learning experience is the cutting-edge tablet computer, the Apple iPad2. Capsicum has a dedicated Student Portal which students can use to make notes, exchange ideas with fellow students, arrange events and many more. This is a section dedicated to Students in order to make their learning experience as holistic as possible. Students will learn to write apps (applications) on their iPad2’s where they can store recipes, photographs etc., capturing their journey to becoming tech-savvy, next generation Chefs.

Part of Capsicum’s exclusive offering is the fact that all Capsicum graduates are assisted with local industry placements and we take it upon ourselves to make the entry into industry as easy as possible. Capsicum hosts an annual Industry Placement/Recruitment day across all Campuses. At this event, various industry establishments come to Capsicum Culinary Studio in order to recruit the Capsicum students to work at their establishments.

During your studies at Capsicum, you will be exposed to various workshops as part of your studies. These workshops may include one or more of the following:

  • How To Start Your Own Culinary Business

  • Writing Your CV for a job in the Culinary or Hospitality Industry

  • Barista Course

  • Wine Appreciation

  • Master Class Workshops

These workshops will prepare you even further in the culinary arena.

Exclusive Programme Offerings
Capsicum offers a Programme in Chocolate Arts and Confectionery, a first of its kind in South Africa. To ensure global standards for this progamme, state-of-the-art chocolate and pastry kitchens are now available in both the Cape Town and Johannesburg Campuses. In addition, Capsicum will be launching the Foundation Award in Management Principles.

Capsicum facilities
Capsicum Culinary Studio boasts state-of-the-art facilities and kitchens at all its Campuses as well as the best quality ingredients for use during student practicals.

Teaching Staff
The lecturers at Capsicum have remarkable track records in the industry and our Campuses boast some of the best quality tutors that the industry has to offer. From Pastry experts to decades of experience in Europe and on cruiseliners, the dedicated Capsicum lecturers will guide you through each and every facet of your tuition. The lecturers are approachable, patient and offer a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields.

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Contact Details

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Contact number: 021 531 6602
Contact email: [email protected]