The SAAF School of Cookery, situated at the Air Force
Gymnasium, is the sole training institution for all Chefs and Waiters in the SA Air Force.
Aside from the training offered and provided to SAAF Chefs and Waiters, the School also
provides training to selected members of SAMHS and to members of the Department of
Environmental Affairs whom travel to Antarctica, Marion, and Gough Islands.
SAAF SCHOOL OF COOKERY
As one goes through life, one cannot help but wonder
when our learning will ever stop. It will never stop.
Your learning only starts once you have left School.
Well here is a perfect opportunity in which to
enrich your life with knowledge and skill.
We have managed to fuse these facets
(a combination of sporting, leisure and
training facilities) of the courses into a formula
that can be described as simply, WONDERFUL.
There are, of course, many things that set us apart
as an institution of learning, like our leadership in
We are a forward-thinking institution with a
dynamic focus on research and development.
We offer the following courses:
- Recruit Chef and Steward.
- Junior Chef and Steward.
- Advanced Chef and Steward.
- Club Managers.
We offer a crash course on Cooking and
Baking to the members from the Department of
Environmental Affairs, whom travel to the various
A recent project namely, Project Research, was
embarked upon by the training facilitators at the School to formulate a library from the
old pot store, for the learners and the training facilitators alike.
It was painted out and shelving was rearranged for the
convenience of this project.
Slowly but surely the new library is being equipped with new
books and ideas.