Minister Tokozile Xasa officiates young chefs’ graduation in Soweto

Minister Tokozile Xasa to officiate young chefs graduation in Soweto

The Department of Tourism, through its Social Responsibility Implementation (SRI) Programme, will host graduation ceremony to honour students from the Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and the Free State who participated in the National Youth Chefs Training Programme (NYCTP) Training.

Minister Tokozile Xasa will officiate over the NYCTP graduation where 283 learners will receive internationally recognised Certificates and Diplomas in Professional Cookery, and advanced Diplomas in Pastry accredited by City and Guilds.

The Department of Tourism approved the training of 577 learners from all provinces in culinary skills from June 2015 to April 2017. During the training period [30% theory and 70% practical], learners were placed at various Hospitality establishments across the country for workplace training.

Source: Government of South Africa