Catering and Hospitality

The hospitality and catering sector continues to be one of the UKs largest industries experiencing significant growth. It currently employs a workforce of 2.5 million.

The job opportunities in this sector are vast, and qualifications available at GC can provide you with the skills and knowledge for an exciting career choice.

Whether you are looking to pursue a career in a variety of positions such as chef, food and beverage manager, patisserie and confectionery chef, hospitality manager (the list is endless), then GC provides a variety of courses to suit school leavers, those pursuing a career change or even if you want to learn a new skill

Tamryn Meikle

Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership

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Charlie Crote

Professional Cookery

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Quick Facts

  • Alumni have gone on to become TV chefs, authors, awarded Michelin stars, Hotel Managers and much more
  • Learn in industry standard kitchen and restaurant facilities
  • Outstanding links with local employers
  • Our very own “Chef Academy” featuring master classes from top industry professionals
  • Skilled and specialist teaching staff

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Matthew Stead
Matthew Stead
Lecturer in Hospitality

 

 

 

Tony Awino
Tony Awino
Lecturer in Hospitality

 

 

 

Wendy Richins
Wendy Richins
Restaurant Co-ordinator

 

 

 

Mark Hyde-Catton
Mark Hyde-Catton
Lecturer in Hospitality

 

 

 

Renark Cousins
Renark Cousins
Chef Lecturer

 

 

 

Simon Andrews
Simon Andrews
Lecturer in Hospitality and Catering

 

 

Student Stories

Charlie Crote

Level 3

Professional Cookery

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Tamryn Meikle

Level 3

Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership

Read my story All stories

Charlie Crote

Level 3

Professional Cookery

Read my story All stories

Facilities

Here at Gloucestershire College, we know that excellent teaching is key to learning, but we also believe brilliant facilities make learning so much easier.

Several Industry Fitted Kitchens
Industry Fitted Kitchens
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

The kitchens that our students train in are fitted with everything you would find to expect in industry.

Restaurant No1 and Beechwood Restaurant
Restaurant No1 and Beechwood Restaurant
Cheltenham Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

Our very own restaurants are open to the general public. Students prepare, cook and serve as part of their learning to ensure they meet the needs of industry. Food and drink is of a high quality and excellent value for money.

Proud to be Working With

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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