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

 

Grahamstown Balloon Week

We are bursting with pride with some of our former students that were chosen to work with Capitol Caterers at the annual Balloon Week in Grahamstown. This is the 4th year that they have been asked to assist with the catering. The students worked long hours, but they...

Oudtshoorn Tourism Ambassadors

This week, eighteen individuals, all of them directly or indirectly involved in the tourism industry, were trained to be Oudtshoorn Tourism Ambassadors. They attended the four-day course at the public library, which culminated in a tour on the last day, of some of the...

Francois Ferreira Food Theatre

The lucky visitors, who attended the Francois Ferreira Strawberry Food Theatre at the recent Strawberry Festival, will agree that it was most inspiring to watch Chef Francois prepare a variety of savoury dishes with strawberries. Even though...

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...

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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