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Olive Chef School is one of the top culinary arts schools in South Africa. The chef school is situated in Bloemfontein and was founded in 2000 by its current principal, chef Rinette Enslin. She is a Silwood Kitchens graduate who obtained her Grande Diploma with distinction. During the past eighteen years she has been actively involved in the industry, at national and international level, she has gained extensive experience, both from a chef training as well as a catering perspective. She is driven by an exceptional skill for creativity and innovation as well as her passion for culinary excellence. She applies these fundamentals to every facet of this international culinary chef school on a daily basis, whilst instilling the same principles in the school’s students. It is not surprising then that the school has been training and producing international chefs for the past eighteen years.


Olive Chef School is an internationally approved culinary school and our chef training courses are second to none. At Olive Chef School you can obtain an international City and Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts). Reg. nr. 843 255. City and Guilds is accredited in more than 100 countries. In addition, the following certificate can also be obtained via Olive Chef School namely, QCTO, acknowledged by the Department of Higher Education.


The school’s vision is to provide world-class chef training and education of outstanding caliber that not only prepare uniquely succulent but also creative and innovative culinary art whilst constantly maintaining the highest levels of quality.


The flexibility of the culinary course allows for students to apply their specific skills within the industry. The following are some of the career opportunities which your formal, certificated studies in culinary education at Olive Chef School can afford you: chef, caterer, food stylist, hotel chef de cuisine, hotel food and beverage manager, test kitchen, restaurant manager and kitchen manager.

2 weeks ago

Olive Chef School is back to Cooking. Covid 19 and all. More information and applications contact us 0832642664.

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Olive Chef School is opening soon to resume classes. New application for Certificate mid September 2020 and Diploma February 2021 is opened. Contact us on 0763937810 or 0732642664.

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International Certificate is open for applications. Starting in September. Based on cooking combined for Catering and Boutique Hotels. Also part Front of House Training. Contact us on Whatsapp ... See more

2 months ago

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Top 3 wanted positions in the world. Chefs. Olive Chef School has been presenting an International Accredited Culinary Diploma and Certificate. 2 and a half years. Applications open fro 2021. ... See more

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Olive Chef School intake open for 2021. The school Diploma will start as plan in February. It will be adjusted according to the school program regarding lockdown. Our next intake for the ... See more

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4 months ago

Food is our Future. Olive Chef CERTIFICATE. Starting March the 15ht. Introduction to Professional Cooking and Catering 1-year course. Whatsapp 0832642664 or Contact us 0514360695.

5 months ago

Olive Chef Certificate starting March 2020. 1 Year International Course into Professional Cooking. Bloemfontein. Want to change your career or open a catering company. This Course is base on all ... See more

5 months ago

Olive Chef Certificate. One year's course into Professional Cooking. International Exams. It starts in March in Bloemfontein. Contact WhatsApp 0763937810 or 0832642664. R85 000 for the year and ... See more

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