Singita Community Culinary School Application

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Applications for Singita Community Culinary School January 2025 Intake

The Singita Community Culinary School gives talented youths from the Mnisi and Amashangana Trust areas the opportunity to work towards an exciting career as a Chef. Through this comprehensive one-year programme, and 6-month internship, students will graduate with an internationally recognised City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and the WSET Level 1 Wine, Fire, and First Aid Level 1 Certifications. Our proven track record shows that intensive theoretical and practical training, followed by in-situ work experience, prepares students optimally for the reality of taking up Commis Chefs positions in high-end lodges, hotels and restaurants or to start their own catering businesses.

The Singita Community Culinary School Offers

  • Theoretical and practical training complemented by significant practical experience in Singita’s lodge kitchens
  • Uniform and equipment
  • Accommodation and meals at Singita Kruger National Park (SKNP)
  • Transport to and from SKNP for leave cycles
  • 6-month internship experience at industry partner lodge kitchens

To Be Eligible To Apply You Must

  • Be able to showcase passion for culinary arts/cheffing
  • Be between 18 and 35 years of age
  • Reside in the Mnisi or Amashangana Trust area
  • Have a National Senior Certificate (‘Matric’)
  • Be competent in spoken and written English
  • Have solid numeracy/mathematics skills
  • Have sound understanding of computer literacy and online learning
  • Be willing to work hard and be on your feet for long hours
  • Share Singita’s values of Leadership, Innovation, Intuition, Generosity, Humility,
  • Passion & Teamwork

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