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Create your career in a commercial kitchen with TAFE SA

Commercial chefs, cooks, and kitchen hands are always in demand in pubs and clubs, cafes and restaurants, international hotels and luxury resorts. This really is a career path that can take you anywhere you want to go. Open up this world of opportunities with a course in kitchen operations or commercial cookery, and expand your skills with a short course in your own area of interest.  Learn how to prepare a variety of dishes using meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and fruit. Other topics include stocks, sauces and soups, appetisers, salads and baked goods. Our courses also cover menu development, catering to dietary requirements, and food safety. Create your career as you work with people from all over the world and experience many different culinary techniques.

Zane from Fino Seppeltsfield

Meet Zane from Fino Seppeltsfield

No day is the same, there’s always a new challenge and I love the camaraderie of the kitchen team.

We’re a broad industry and the commercial cookery course caters for that diversity, so I’m exposed to different things. I think my favourite was the dessert training which was fun.

* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.


Take a look at the action in our busy commercial kitchens as aspiring cooks and chefs create restaurant menu dishes for TAFE SA’s TIROS @ Regency. TAFE SA offers industry-leading kitchen facilities and equipment, and practical hands-on training, at its Regency Park site.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
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Commercial Cookery

Get into Australia’s growing food scene with all the skills employers want. Learn how to work in a modern kitchen environment and develop your understanding of food preparation, menu development, dietary requirements, and food safety to a professional standard.

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