Catering & Hospitality | Bolton College

Catering & Hospitality

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Catering Student Rashna Muktar
Catering learners prepare desserts for the Mayor's Ball
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Signature restaurant
Catering Student Leon Rose

Our Catering & Hospitality courses enable students to benefit from learning in our spacious and impressive production kitchens, located in our outstanding catering department. 

There are plenty of opportunities for you to gain real experience working in the College's 5-seater training restaurant and we have strong links with local employers too including Mecure Hoels and Nick's Restaurant, to name but a few.

If you enrol on a catering full-time or Apprenticeship pathway at Bolton College, you’ll reap the rewards of a broad curriculum which includes training in:

  • Food and drink service
  • Preparing and serving wines
  • Silver service
  • Dealing with payments
  • Customer care
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Food preparation and cooking
  • Working as part of a hospitality team.

Catering and Hospitality training at Bolton College opens up all sorts of
opportunities. After working in our training restaurant, Signature, or one of our campus food outlets, a catering qualification could be your route to a career working in:

  • Bars
  • Cafés
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Airlines
  • Cruise ships
  • The armed forces

We offer courses at many levels: Entry Level, Level 2 and Level 3, so whatever you've achieved in the past, we'll be able to find the right level of learning for you.

The area has excellent success rates across all aspects of the department. In addition, we have a range of support services to help you progress in your learning.

All our Catering & Hospitality courses are taught at our Deane Road Campus in the heart of Bolton town centre. The campus is conveniently located for students travelling from Manchester and Lancashire.