Professional Courses and Chef Training

Our professional cookery courses are among the world’s most highly recognised professional chef qualifications. We cater to the needs of every cook, whether you have limited experience in the kitchen or already have a good grounding – you can learn to be a professional cook with Tante Marie.

Our comprehensive training programmes are taught by our team of highly qualified teachers, in groups no bigger than 10, meaning that students will benefit from one to one guidance and training at every step of their course. Training covers all areas of classic and modern cuisine setting students up with the skills they need to kick start a career in food and catering.

Graduate Success Story

Sarah Akhurst

Previous role: Magazine publishing manager
Course attended: Intensive Cordon Bleu Diploma
New career: Head of Recipe Development and Food Stylist Manager, Seven Publishing
Career earnings: £52,000 per annum

Sarah had a successful career in the world of magazine publishing, in which she used to jealously watch the team of food stylists working on photoshoots and developing recipes. She eventually decided this was for her, so she enrolled onto the Intensive Cordon Bleu Diploma at Tante Marie. Six months later she graduated and now heads up the Food Team at Seven Publishing, for such publications as Weight Watchers magazine. The very people she used to watch longingly!

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Course Funding Options

Some students choose to fund the course from personal savings or from parental support. However, we also offer course finance options for prospective UK students.

The Professional & Career Development Loan offers affordable repayment plans to help you spread the cost of your course. Unfortunately Tante Marie Culinary Academy is unable to offer scholarships.

Full course funding details