Culinary arts academy was founded in year 1980 and has His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales as the Patron. This is Britain’s leading professional association of Head Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Restaurant Managers and suppliers. The Culinary arts academy is concerned with raising standards and awareness of food, food provenance, cooking and service, its objectives are equally focused on the new generation of young industry people through its education and training programmes and the provision of career opportunities.Culinary Arts Academy is dedicated to academic achievement, professional education and help the students by providing individual attention, and preparing the students to reach heights in the chosen career and enhance the individual potential by bringing the industry or professional experience to the classroom and making it available for the students.
Culinary Arts Academy has an honorary President Richard Shepherd and the President of the school is Brian J. Turner and the Executive Chairman of the school is John Williams and the Director of the school is Sara Jayne Stanes with the Trustees: Sam Gordon-Clark, Richard Shepherd, and Albert Roux
The Culinary Arts Academy’s objectives are achieved through a number of initiatives and projects like the
Chefs Adopt A School project, which began in 1990 teaches school children all about food, food provenance and cookery through taste sessions delivered by Academicians. The project is aimed to influence a new generation of food lovers and home cooks, and help them in understanding food and its importance of nutrition, health and cooking.
The Chefs Apprenticeship Programmes is a three year vocational courses for young apprentices between 16 and 19 years old. This is the first Academy Specialised Chefs Course with Bournemouth & Poole College is a three-year block release programme and has been successfully running.
The Annual Awards of Excellencebegan in the Year 1983 with the aim of providing awards is to recognise and reward the talents of young chefs, pastry chefs and waiters between the ages of 20 and 26.
the Master of Culinary Arts program of the Culinary Arts academy was launched in 1987 for individuals over the age of 26 and has the Master of Culinary Arts is held every four years and rewards ability and achievement of the highest degree in culinary skills, hotel pastry and restaurant management.
The Mutton Renaissanceis designed to put mutton back on to the menu and to link farmers, butchers and chefs in the process. The campaign is jointly run with the National Sheep Association. The program was conceived in 2003 by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and officially launched in November 2004, is our campaign to