NMIT is a fantastic place to study cookery and hospitality.

Kitchen and front of house facilities are world class at NMIT. 

The programmes have a great reputation with local businesses. The region has many artisan producers in the area as well as a reputation for seafood, fresh produce, craft beer and cider. You will work alongside some of these producers during your studies.

NMIT’s Hospitality & Cookery programmes offer you training that directly relates to employment within these industries. We respond to national and international training needs in the development of the programmes on offer and our programmes emphasise applied learning focusing on delivering service to customers or clients.

Our staff have excellent backgrounds in professional roles within industry both in New Zealand and overseas to ensure current and relevant training. Training is available if you are wishing to enter industry, or if you are already working and want to up skill or further your career.

The NMIT cookery and hospitality programmes offer excellent industry placements in addition to concentrated study at NMIT and practical experience in NMIT’s training restaurant The Rata Room.

Students can train full time or part time to complete national qualifications as well as internationally recognised qualifications from City and Guilds.

"The tutors are passionate about cooking and seeing their students succeed in the industry." Joel, Graduate Chef

"What I like about NMIT students is they have a base of knowledge about their job but are also eager to learn." Robin Goetzke, Head Chef, Parts and Service Restauran, Nelson

As well as the programmes below, there is a new Tourism and Hospitality Management programme coming soon. To be kept up to date with developments, sign up to our email updates on Tourism and Hospitality Management(external link)

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