Catering and Hospitality


Fire up your passion for food with a career in Catering and Hospitality

Catering and Hospitality


Fire up your passion for food with a career in Catering and Hospitality

Catering and Hospitality is an industry that’s fast paced, full of creativity and requires a keen eye for detail. It’s as much about the service at the front of house, as it is about the cooking in the kitchen. So whether you see yourself as a Head Chef or Head Waiter, Catering and Hospitality at Blackburn College has many different avenues for you to choose from.

  • Progression to university or employment

    - Catering and Hospitality is ideal if you’re looking to progress to university or directly into employment in a career-relevant role. Example jobs include: Caterer, Chef, Pastry Chef, Maître D, Hotel Manager and many more.
  • First-class facilities

    - You will serve your creations to real paying customers at Scholars and Food 4 Thought - our very own restaurant and cafe located on campus. Take a look on Tripadvisor and see our 5 star rave reviews.
  • Passionate teaching staff

    - Learn directly from tutors who have worked in top restaurants – including Michelin-starred establishments.
  • Skills that top employers are looking for.

    - Participate in a work placement and gain the skills and knowledge top employers will appreciate when reading your CV. We have links with James' Places, Yu Copster Green, Mytton Fold and other top Lancashire restaurants.
Aqib Banaras Catering and Food Profession Level 1
I’ve had the opportunity to undertake a work placement at a café, where I did everything from prepping ingredients to pot washing. I can take these skills with me on my journey to becoming successful in the restaurant industry.
Caroline Kelly Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3
I’ve really enjoyed meeting new people on my course, as well as broadening my skills in the kitchen. My confidence has grown massively since starting the course, as it’s allowed me to meet a lot of new people.

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