PUBLIC COURSES

We host a variety of courses to the public and establishments wishing to up-skill and refresh their knowledge. These are entry level courses yielding a Franschhoek Hospitality Academy Certificate of Participation and relevant Lobster Ink/Cape Wine Academy Certificates at the end. All funds received go towards sustaining the Academy.

THE FRANSCHHOEK VALLEY WINE COURSE

MAKE SURE YOUR STAFF ARE “WINE” READY FOR THE BUSY SEASON AHEAD

Together with Accredited Wine Educator & Facilitator, Alison Sussex and in conjunction with Franschhoek Vignerons, we have developed a comprehensive and definitive 4-week wine course with a specific focus on the Franschhoek Valley in order to strengthen the knowledge of existing employees, working at local wine farms, hotels, restaurants, art galleries and guest house on our wines and terrior.

Members of the Franschhoek Wine Valley are being offered a special discounted price of R1800.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to upskill and educate your staff. The course is comprised of Practical and Theory lessons which cover Vineyard to Cellar and on to Wine Service and an understanding of Wine Business! Practicals will be held at @hautespoir, @holdenmanzwineestate @bevintners @colmantmcc

Course Date: 7th – 29th October (Monday and Tuesday Mornings)

Time: 9am – 12pm

Venue: Franschhoek Academy which is located at the Franschhoek Theatre in Akademie Street.

We will cover the following:

  • What is Terroir? | Vineyard seasons, activities & challenges | Key grape varieties | How to taste wine (theory).
  • Winemaking (the basics) | All about oak | Wine styles - white, red, rose, blends, dessert | Sparkling wine - what and how?
  • Tasting room | Front of house | Fine dining | Food & wine.
  • Franschhoek past to present | Tourism and marketing | Franschhoek wineries & wines | How to sell

This course is perfect for staff working on our local wine farms, waiters already involved in service in our restaurants, for retail or gallery assistants, housekeepers and receptionists. Your staff will be able to confidently answer questions related to our Franschhoek wines and vineyards from guests and visitors to our beautiful village. All participants will get a Certificate of Participation on the completion of the course and passing of their Exam.

To book your seats, please contact shaneill@fhalc.co.za or whatsapp or call on ‪073 235 0217‬.

BASIC BARISTA TRAINING COURSE

GAIN A VALUABLE SKILL THAT WILL ASSIST YOU IN YOUR HOSPITALITY CAREER OR HELP YOU GET ONE!

In partnership with Terbodore Coffee Roasters and Big Dog Café, we are excited to announce our new Basic Barista Training Course which will be held on Monday and Tuesday Evenings from 6pm – 9pm, starting from the 7th October – 29th October. You will receive a Certificate at the end of the Course.

WHAT WILL WE COVER?

- History of Coffee and the Main Coffee Regions
- What is a Barista and the Types of Machines
- Cleaning Procedures and Hygiene
- Different Coffees
- Roasting process and Production
- Preparing the perfect shot and Frothing of Milk

There are only 20 seats available. A 50% deposit of R750 will be required before the course begins on the 7th of October. To secure your seat, please contact shaneill@franschhoekhospitalityacademy.co.za or Whatsapp: 073 235 0217

Cape Wine Academy - Front of House Course

JULY 2019

The Course will cost R2000. There are only 20 seats available in each group!

There will be 2 groups for this course (you just need to let us know which group you can attend:

  • Group 1: 16th & 17th July
    Group 1: 23rd & 24th July

Please let us know if you will be joining our course, by providing the following to alison@franschhoekhospitalityacademy.co.za:

  • Name & Surname:
  • Email Address (If you have one):
  • The establishment you work for (If you are working):
  • Cellphone Number:
  • Which group you would like to join

Our Banking Details for the payment:

Franschhoek Hospitality Academy
ABSA Cheque Account
Account Number: 4091772620
Branch Code: 632005
Please reference your payment with your Surname&CWAC and email your proof of payment to tarryn@franschhoekhospitalityacademy.co.za

HOUSEKEEPING SHORT COURSE

JULY 2019

The Course will cost R750 per month for 2 months. A 50% deposit of R750 is required by the 25th June to book your seat. There are only 30 seats available!

Please let us know if you will be joining our course, by providing the following to alison@franschhoekhospitalityacademy.co.za:

  • Name & Surname:
  • Email Address (If you have one):
  • The establishment you work for (If you are working):
  • Cellphone Number:

Our Banking Details for the deposit:

  • Franschhoek Hospitality Academy
  • ABSA Cheque Account
  • Account Number: 4091772620
  • Branch Code: 632005

Please reference your payment with your Surname&HKC and email your proof of payment to tarryn@franschhoekhospitalityacademy.co.za