There are some very exciting new developments at the well-known Francois Ferreira Academy, a top cookery school based in George!
In April, they will be moving into their brand new state of the art premises at Mount View Resort, at 1 York Street, where students will be trained to be the top chefs of the future and equipped to take on the world.
They are also starting something completely new, the Francois Ferreira Chefling Academy, for young and aspiring chefs to be. Their public cooking classes and workshops are in the process of being streamlined and updated and will resume again in the second half of the year.
In line with their commitment to train unemployed youths, in the skills of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, Francois Ferreira Academy partnered with Oubaai Hotel and Spa, and
African Skills Village, to open the Francois Ferreira Skills Academy at Oubaai Hotel.
There they will train basic skills in Customer Service, Table Attendance and Wine Stewards, as well as Assistant Chef courses, which will give students the essential skills needed to set them on a career path. Oubaai Hotel will also take some of the students to complete their practical training.