Westminster Kingsway College
Collaboration and innovation in the culinary arts
Over its hundred-year history Westminster Kingsway College has positioned itself as a reputable provider of highly-focussed culinary and hospitality education, nurturing talented young graduates.
The College offers training opportunities at all skill levels – apprenticeship pathways through to degree programmes – in all aspects of hospitality, culinary, service and business enterprise. The College has established an extensive network of hospitality and catering industry employers and its curriculum is based on realistic working environments that enable students to gain skills and experience within a variety of professional environments. This ensures that the students are prepared for the demands of the challenging and fast-paced hospitality sector.
Some 800 hundred chefs are in training at any one time and the College provided 500 chefs for the 2012 London Olympics. At the time of recognition by the Prizes scheme the employment rates for College graduates stood at 98.4%. The College’s extensive international outreach makes a significant contribution to the UK skills base in this important multi-billion-pound industry.