What are the entry requirements?
Age requirements : Students must be 18 years or older to apply for a course.
English level : If English is not your first language, you must show that you have intermediate English level.
Is past cooking experience necessary?
Participants who apply for Michelin star courses, intermediate and advanced level professional pastry courses and have kitchen work experience are preferred. Before applying for a course, applicants will take a trial class in the development kitchen under the guidance of a chef trainer to ensure that students adapt to the course.
What is the booking method?
Phone: 0203 857 4790
Click here to fill out our online inquiry form: Contact us
When do I need to pay?
In order to secure course places, a 10% non-refundable deposit is required and deducted from the balance. The end of the course must be paid at least eight weeks before the start of the course.
What is the payment method?
We accept payment methods such as cash, bank transfer, cheques, major credit and debit cards.
* Debit and credit cards can only be used to pay deposits.
Does the college provide financial aid?
As a private culinary school, the college does not provide bursaries.
Can I contact the Employment Service for financial assistance?
can. The college will provide you with all the course information you need, and you can contact your Career Services consultant who will review each situation individually and determine if the student is eligible.
Can I take classes at night or on a weekend while working full time?
Yes, the college customizes the course according to the time and needs of each student. If you would like to negotiate further, please contact a member of the consulting team and they will assist you accordingly.
Is there a placement plan for students?
Yes, college students can be 100% successful in employment.
Does the college provide student accommodation?
The London Cook Institute works with reputable real estate companies to provide students with quality dorms. If you need a dormitory, please inform the members of the consulting team when you book your course and they will provide contact information for the real estate company.
Do I need a student visa?
If you are not an EU citizen, you need to apply for a short-term student visa to apply for a course.
If you provide any false visa application information, we will withdraw the application without refunding any fees.
What is your cancellation and refund policy?
See the terms and terms page for more information.
If I cannot attend the course, can I change the start date?
You can notify the college of change dates 30 working days in advance. If there are still places available for future courses you want to attend, the Chef Academy will change your start date. If no place is available, the course fee will be refunded in full, minus a non-refundable 10% deposit.
Changes made within 30 working days before the start date are non-refundable.
I'm allergic to certain foods. Is this a barrier to applying for a course?
If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please let us know as soon as possible. The Chef Academy will be happy to customize your course, but it must be negotiated before applying.