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Hospitality and cookery

Our full-time hospitality and cookery courses are designed to get you ready for five-star service. Students will train in our commercial fine dining restaurant, Refined, using industry-standard kitchens to prepare them for a real working environment.

Hospitality and cookery full-time courses

Why choose hospitality and cookery at West Notts?

Tutors with real industry experience

Hospitality and Cookery students work closely with tutors who’ve worked in high-pressure catering environments, passing on a wealth of tips and advice to students who are keen to learn.

Train in a real-life setting

Once students have gained enough experience, they’ll get to train in a real working kitchen, serving members of the public. Refined, the college’s fine dining restaurant is regularly featured in the top spot as one of the best dining experiences in Mansfield on Trip Advisor.

Show off your creativity!

Students get the opportunity to take part in events which showcase their skills and talents including fine dining themed-evenings and charity fundraisers.

Refine your skills at the college’s award-winning restaurant

Find out more about what’s on offer and get inspired to start your own journey into the catering and hospitality industry with this short clip.


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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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