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heritage month

Celebrate Heritage Month with lekker braai food

It’s Heritage Month! A time of celebration and reflection – a time to come together as a nation. Many South Africans spend Heritage Month absorbing our country’s cultures, and frequent local art galleries and museums. …

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Rolling pastry, culinary careers

Culinary careers for young chefs

At 1000 Hills Chef School, we give our students a practical foundation in food preparation and service so they can build careers as professional chefs. But with so many possible culinary careers to choose from, …

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Chef hierarchy

Chef hierarchy: Understanding the pecking order in the kitchen

If you know us well, you’ll know our school’s onsite deli, which is run separately from the chef school. We’ve called it the ‘Yes Chef!” Deli. This name is significant to the culinary industry – …

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easter weekend

1000 Hills Chef School: International study options

South Africa is a hive of opportunity. If you’re from outside the country and considering this as your international study destination, you’ll be delighted by our diverse culture and friendly smiles. At 1000 Hills Chef …

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easter weekend

Easter weekend: Traditional dishes you have to taste

April’s Easter weekend brings visits from the Easter bunny, colourful chocolate eggs and hot cross buns. Some of us even enjoy red wine (or grape juice). Easter is celebrated across the globe, but each culture …

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culinary classes

1000 Hills Culinary Classes: Sharing passions with the best

In the famous words of Gordon Ramsay, “being a chef never seems like a job, it becomes a true passion”. We couldn’t agree more. At our family-run chef school, we believe in sharing our passions, …

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