Chef Ashleigh Watt
Advanced Diploma & Senior Pastry Lecturer
Chef Ashleigh Watt brings a wealth of experience to her students; from heading a team at a 5 star boutique hotel to being a private chef, and creating dining experiences at exclusive weddings to catering corporate events for over 3,000 people. Chef Ash honed her pastry skills with leading chefs before working at a busy kosher bakery and deli in Sandton. She previously lectured at a renowned hospitality school in Johannesburg and Durban but was delighted to come “home” to 1000 Hills Chef School in 2018. Like all truly successful chefs, Chef Ash loves to cook and bake at home, and she loves to travel, taking inspiration from food all over the world. She has worked internationally in the USA, Italy and Seychelles and visited Bali, Thailand, Germany, Austria and Australia.