Stuart Wildsmith

Stuart's Profile

Job title

Apprenticeship Account Lead

Academic qualifications



0121 604 1000


I studied at Birmingham College of Food gaining my OND in Hotel management and City and Guilds chef qualifications. I worked in London for 10 years as operations manager for a large pub chain. I have a passion for cooking and a will for people to succeed in a work environment. I have worked on the College of Food apprenticeship team for over 4 years and last year I mentored the National Hospitality Apprentice of The Year. I am currently the co-ordinator for all the College of Food apprenticeships including hospitality and professional cookery. I am also a mentor on the prestigious Royal Academy of Culinary Arts apprenticeships.


Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Apprenticeship Lecturer
Commis Chef Apprenticeship
Chef de Partie Apprenticeship
Chartered Managers Degree Apprenticeship

Research interests and scholarly activity

Culinary History

External engagements

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
Institute of Hospitality - Member

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College of Food

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