Hospitality Management & Advanced Food Science

Hospitality & Food industries are major economic and social forces throughout the world.
The Short Course in Hospitality Management & Food Science provides in depth understanding of business and management as applied to Food & Hospitality with particular emphasis on managerial and entrepreneurial activities such as hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and event providers.
Students will gain knowledge of the changing social, cultural, economics and political factors, which influence this ever growing and ever changing industry. Through its unique and innovative ‘hands on’ programme, students divide their time between practical experience and studies. This short course presents an incredible understanding of the full life cycle that take place in highly-end hospitality industries.
The course prepares students with practical skills required to manage all kitchen operations in today’s modern restaurant and hotels environment. All candidates will receive 150 hours of in-campus tutoring and 400 hours of training in the fine restaurant partners, practising alongside Michelin starred professionals, developing advanced cooking techniques and understanding of kitchen operation management.


This course is made available in partnership with the Chef Academy of London, a professional culinary school founded in 2007 aimed at leading outstanding training for Chefs of all grades.
Telephone: 020 3290-7201

Next Starting Date:

10th of Novemeber / January

Part 1

Modules Offered*:

• Contemporary Hospitality
• Human Resource Management
• Hotel & Resort
• E-Commerce & E-Business
• Culinary Science
• Essential Cuisine Programme

Part 2

• Advanced Cuisine Programme
• Professional Chef Live Training
Modules maybe subject to change

Course Duration:

• 700 hours (6 months)
• Part 1: 225 hours (2 months)
• Part 2: 475 hours (4 months)

Course Structure:

Each Module holds a weekly 3/5 hours class
(total 28 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Language of Instruction: English

Level of Instruction: Undergraduate

(A High-School Diploma or equivalent is required to access this course).

Course Assessment: Group Project and Presentation

Entry Requirements:

* Application form (click here to apply online)
* High-School Diploma
* Résumé / CV
* Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus)
* Photocopy of passport / ID document
* Three passport-sized photographs
* Non-refundable £50 application fee
Maximum Number of Attendees: 30

(In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme)

Intensive English Course (optional): ESE London offers an English Foundation Course, which starts 5-weeks prior to the commencement of the programme's start date. Students can choose to participate in one or more weeks, and may decide to do full or half-day instruction.

Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification, HACCP and IAO certifications and a diploma signed by the chef on successful completion of the programme

Application Process: To apply for the course, candidates are required to fill out an online application form and submit a non-refundable application with a fee of £50.00. The online application is available at

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