A cooking and wine course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from cooking in a fast-paced, Michelin starred restaurant to recommending the best wines from around the world as a knowledgeable sommelier. Qualifications in cooking and wine can lead to a job as a chef, sous chef, catering manager, sommelier, wine grape grower or a bar attendant. The average weekly salary for a chef is $950.

Whether you're just starting out in your cooking and wine career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Food Processing, Sommelier Introductory, Commercial Cookery, Kitchen Operations, Retail Baking, Hospitality Management and Wine Industry Operations.