Hotel Management

Three diploma programmes make up the qualification as a Hotel Manager.

Short Courses

We take a maximum of 20 students. Therefore you are assured of individual attention and accessibility to lecturers when needed.

Principal: Chef Francois Ferreira, is often better known as South Africa’s own food evangelist with his contemporary and quirky approach to South Africa’s rich and diverse food culture.

Our Blog

 

Our resident peakock

The resident peacock adds beauty and grace when he decides to delight students, staff and visitors alike.

Department of Labour Career Expo

On the 4th September, the Francois Ferreira Academy took part in the Career Exhibition organised by the Department of Labour, at the Inkcubeko Youth and Science Centre in Thembalethu. The aim was to take information to the youth on various...

Meet Veronica

Meet Veronica - she is a Project Administrator at Francois Ferreira Academy and this is her story... "The Power of One is a Signa Group initiative, where we encourage every person or business owner to make a difference in the life of one person. When this person is...

Official George Opening

Francois Ferreira Academy opened its doors fourteen plus years ago at the Oorskotjie Building at the back of the old Butcher’s Block Restaurant. From these modest beginnings they have soared to new heights and since then they have grown from strength to strength, by...

Exciting new developments

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...

Tomatoes

The French call it pomme d’amour’ (love apple), the Italians pomodoro (golden apple), the Aztecs ‘tomatl’, but in English, it is simply tomato. Botanically, the tomato is a fruit (actually a berry), but for all practical purposes, at least in North America and Europe,...

Our Staff

 

Academic Manager: Maynie Turnbull

Academic Manager: Maynie Turnbull has been associated with the school since 2008, amongst other as facilitator, administrator and accounting clerk. She has two degrees, respectively in Education and Librarianship, acquired from the University of Pretoria and Unisa....

Principal: Chef Francois Ferreira

He is often better known as South Africa’s own food evangelist with his contemporary and quirky approach to South Africa’s rich and diverse food culture. He has worked in several restaurants which included beeing the executive chef at Die Werf restaurant and Talk of...

Our Students

 

Where are they now?

The Francois Ferreira Academy is very proud of the fact  that all of our past students have found employment at various establishments within the hospitality Industry. Many of them have also ventured into opening their own businesses, B&B’s, restaurants, lodges,...

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