Melbourne Polytechnic's Hospitality, Conference Centre, Restaurant and Cafe department runs Australia's most extensive range of courses in commercial cookery, bakery hospitality, tourism, travel and events.
Our training involves active participation in major events and projects with industry bodies and associations to provide students with industry based learning experiences. The department participates in major events such as the Spring Racing Carnival, Melbourne Food and Wine Show, Oxfam trail-walker, Good Food and Wine and the Melbourne International Flower and Garden show.
Our world class facilities are purpose-built to offer sophisticated training environments and are equipped with the latest industry technologies including:
Melbourne Polytechnic has two fully equipped training restaurants where you can learn the art of commercial cookery, hospitality or grab a bite to eat.
Our Hospitality, Conference Centre, Restaurant and Cafe department teachers are experienced and current practitioners from all sectors of the hospitality and tourism industries, holding a range of academic and industry qualifications and have well established industry networks.
Additionally, our strong industry partners contribute their knowledge and expertise, enable our involvement in hospitality industry events and provide access to the wider Victorian hospitality industry.