Welcome To Francois Ferreira Academy

The François Ferreira Academy is an accredited training Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute based in George, Western Cape, South Africa. We equip our learners with the essential culinary arts and hotel management skills, to work efficiently and effectively in the hospitality industry as skilled chefs, hotel managers, and trained kitchen assistants and servers.

The Academy has a state-of-the-art modern kitchen, and staff that have a wealth of experience both professionally as well as academically. Learners are given the opportunity to develop and grow in a safe environment that is conducive to study, and where they experience work placements in world class restaurants and hospitality establishments.

Our learners achieve excellence through constant practice, improved knowledge, and continual sharpening of their skills. With this solid foundation, we nurture their creativity and personality in the application of what they’ve learned.

Allow us to help you develop your passion to become a master in your profession.


“A school with qualified chefs who are passionate to cook and teach. The best decision I made was to enrol with the country's best. Thanks to all who took part in my studies.”

LG Coetzee

“I think one of the best schools in South Africa!”

Hope Nkuba

“A fantastic setup managed by professionals.”

Des Kiely