A culmination of industry experience, culinary craft and skill-centred learning, HIT’s Chef Academy provides an extensive range of practical cookery workshops for professional chefs.
The unique blend of online and on-site learning provides the opportunity for chefs to hone their culinary cookery and preparation skills, or learn new ones, in a supportive environment which best suits their needs.
Our Chef Academy masterclasses and culinary showcase workshops allow chefs to develop highly regarded skills needed in this competitive industry to meet the continuing growth of fine dining and hospitality across the country.
Our Apprenticeship Academies
Kitchen Masterclass: Bakery and Patisserie
This Kitchen Masterclass will focus on the foundation and transferable skills required for cakes, pastry, biscuits and desserts.
Kitchen Masterclass: Meat, Fish and Poultry
The HIT Chef Academy offers extensive, practical culinary showcase workshops and masterclasses where chefs can hone and expand their cookery and preparation skills.
Plant Forward – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Delicious, nutritious and versatile – vegetables and vegetable proteins offer huge potential for creating tasty and exciting meat-free savoury dishes
Vegan and Vegetarian – Bespoke Workshop
Improve your skills in meat-free dish development
Shellfish and Fish – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Confidently work with seafood using best practices
Patisserie and Desserts – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Develop skills to master this imaginative discipline
Nose to Tail – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Learn sustainable skills with this butchery masterclass
Menu Planning and Development – Interactive Online Workshop
Develop balanced dishes with budget in mind
Leadership and Communication – Interactive Online Workshop
Develop leadership techniques to strengthen your team
Game and Offal – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Learn techniques to showcase these versatile ingredients
Foraging and Fermentation – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Enhance your recipe bank with sustainable practices
Bread and Dough – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Gain practical knowledge of multiple dough specialities
Brand Standards – Bespoke Workshop
Explore the value in promoting a brand
Bakery and Viennoiserie – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Master baking skills and refine your technique
Bakery and Patisserie – Culinary Showcase Workshop
Expand your preparation, baking and presentation skills
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Our Chef Academy workshops have been specially designed to enrich and compliment the full range of culinary apprenticeships. We look forward to seeing your team of chefs at one of our fantastic workshops soon!
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HIT Chef Academy Principal
With an impressive 25 years of experience as a professional chef, Paul’s culinary journey was inspired by his mum and auntie who encouraged his passion for food from an early age.
A long-standing lover of cuisine, Paul is a highly skilled pastry cook, accomplished development chef and all-round
He launched the HIT Chef Academy in 2016, establishing it as a world class training and development centre with a reputation for exploring different cultures through food. His greatestpassion is to inspire the next generations of chefs.