What are the admission requirements?
Age: Students must be at least 18 years of age to enroll in cooking classes.
English level: If English is not your mother tongue, you must demonstrate an intermediate level of language.
Is experience in the sector necessary?
To enroll in the Michelin Star Course and at the advanced level of the Pastry Course, cooking experience is required. In order to verify the suitability of the student to the course, we will invite the applicant to take a test in our kitchen under the supervision of a Chef Trainer.
How can I book?
Contact us :
Tel: (0044) 203 290 7201
Complete our web inquiry form contact
When do I have to pay?
To secure a place in one of our courses, you must pay a 10% deposit, this is non-refundable and will be deducted from the final balance. The full balance of the course must be paid at least eight weeks before the course start date.
We accept payment in cash, bank transfer, checks and credit and debit cards (deposit only).
Do you offer financial help?
We are a private cooking school and we cannot offer financial help.
Can I contact my Job Center for financial help?
Yes. We will provide you with all the necessary information about the course you wish to take so that you can give it to your Job Center advisor, who will study each case individually and decide if the student is eligible to receive help from the Job Center.
During the work day, can I attend the course in the afternoon or on the weekend?
Yes, we can customize the courses according to the times and needs of each student. If you would like more information, contact a team member, we will be happy to design a course to suit you.
Is there a job placement program for students?
Yes, we have a 100% job success rate.
Does the school offer accommodation?
Chef Academy London collaborates with a trusted real estate agency that reserves accommodation for our students. If you need accommodation, inform our staff when you book your course that will provide you with the agency's contact details.
I am an international student, do I need a student visa?
If you are not from the EU, you will need a student visa to enroll in any course.
If part of the information you provide for your visa application is false, we will withdraw the application and you will not be reimbursed for any payment.
Cancellations and Return Policy
See the Terms and Conditions page for more details.
Can I change the start date if I cannot attend the course?
It is possible to change your reservation 30 working days in advance. Chef Academy will change its start date if there are still places available for the future course you wish to take. If there are no places available, you will be entitled to a full refund of the course fees paid, less the 10% deposit that is non-refundable.
The course fee will not be refunded if the change of date is communicated less than 21 days before the start of the course.
I am allergic to certain foods or I have special dietary requirements, is that a problem to enroll in the course?
Please notify as soon as possible if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Chef Academy staff will be happy to customize your course and adapt it to your needs. Each case will be evaluated by the School's Office before approval.