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Hospitality and Catering

Hospitality and Catering

Our Hospitality and Catering courses have gained a superb reputation based on the performance of our students, who learn in industry standard training kitchens and a real working restaurant. Students are taught by expert tutors who bring their industry experience to their teaching. Students learn everything from food production and culinary skills to drinks service and licencing along with event management. The career history of our alumni is impressive, with many going on to successful careers in the industry as restaurateurs and Head Chefs.

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Options

  • Chef
  • Sommelier/Wine waiter
  • Front of house/Silver service waiter
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Events Organiser
  • Jobs in the travel and tourism industry, such as in hotels, cruise ships or resorts

University Degrees include Cruise Line Management; Event Management; Culinary Arts; Food Technology; Hospitality and Management


You will benefit from a professional working environment which includes:

  • Learning in a fully working restaurant which is open to the public
  • Fully functioning bar
  • Three state of the art kitchens
  • The latest technology in cooking equipment

In partnership with AccessAble, you can find accessibility information about the Restaurant at BCoT studiosĀ here.

I started at BCoT on the Future Pathways course and then progressed onto a Level 2 Hospitality course.
Zara Wellham
Catering students serve up a taste of Asia

Catering students serve up a taste of Asia

Hospitality and Catering students visited the DRGNFLY restaurant in Poole to join the kitchen team

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Local schools rise to the challenge

Local schools rise to the challenge

Pupils from two local schools visit the college to take part in an employability event.

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