Studying culinary management course

Develop the practical and technical skills found in commercial kitchens with the business and management aspects of running a restaurant.

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What is Culinary Management?

Culinary Management covers the practical and technical elements of working in a restaurant. It requires in-depth knowledge of international cuisines, food service and business management. With us you’ll learn the practical skills required to become a chef who aims to deliver an unforgettable customer experience, as well as the tools to grow and shape your own venture. 

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Undertake practical training at our central Sydney fine-dining restaurant, William Blue Dining.

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Our courses are industry-driven and delivered by hospitality experts. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience, building critical contacts and key skills to help you graduate ready to work.


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Why study with us?

As the country’s fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant courses taught by leading experts. Our flexible study options, personalised approach and partnership placements will help you find a career you love.

Alex Rahme | Associate Degree of Culinary Management
Alex Rahme
Associate Degree of Culinary Management
I got to work in a Michelin-starred restaurant in Lake Como for my industry placement. I really pushed for a position in the restaurant of this hotel as I wanted to be challenged on more than one front.
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Immediately applicable to your current role
Our courses are designed to provide practical skills, so you can add value to your workplace.
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Get placed at the world's top hotels
We offer industry placements with some of the most prestigious and dynamic organisations in Australia.
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Digitally enabled, industry leading and future-focused: we give you all the tools you need to create your own success.

Your teachers and academics

Active on the forefront of their field, our industry-connected educational facilitators are here to help you achieve your career goal.

Greg Harper Pro Vice Chancellor Business | Staff
Dr. Gregory Harper
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Business and Hospitality 

Gregory is a highly experienced executive, leader, consultant and academic. Greg has held a number of senior executive positions in the public and private sectors, including Senior Executive at the Queensland Department of Education and CEO of a licensed club. Greg has a doctorate in leadership development and has completed post-graduate qualifications in economics and learning and development.

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Kirsten Browne
Program Director, Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Management

Kirsten Browne has more than 20 years of international hospitality experience. After beginning her front-of-house experience in Japan, Kirsten transferred her skills to the hotel industry in a general manager role at Ibis in the UK and Sydney. Highly experienced in workplace training, Kirsten moved into hospitality management education and currently lends her expertise as an Undergraduate Program Director for higher education.

Study at our centrally located campus

At the footsteps of Sydney Harbour, our multi-faculty campus in The Rocks is part of a lively business district close to iconic attractions.

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Relocating to Surry Hills, Central Sydney campus from October 2021

1-5 Hickson Road
The Rocks, NSW 2000

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Discover the educational path that’s right for you.
Bachelor of Culinary Management
Gain a thorough understanding of the food and beverage industry and learn the practical skills required to open your own restaurant.
Code BCM16 | CRICOS 094181A
Full-time Part-time Accelerated
Associate Degree of Culinary Management
Learn the practical skills to become a chef or culinary professional, as well as the knowledge to be a business owner or manager.
Code ADCM16 | CRICOS 094180B
Full-time Part-time Accelerated
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