About Us


The Professional Business and Restaurant School belongs to The Cornell Education Group (TCEG).

The Cornell Education Group is one of New Zealand’s leading private tertiary education providers. The group currently consists of three NZQA registered Private Training Establishments (PTEs) with campuses located in the Auckland CBD, Panmure, Tauranga, and Christchurch.

The Professional Business and Restaurant School (PBRS) was established in 1993 and operates  a specialist management and hospitality training institute. With campuses located in the central business district of Auckland, PBRS is well placed to deliver quality programmes from within the cosmopolitan business and hospitality hub of New Zealand.  PBRS has a strong record of success in providing excellent outcomes for its students. All our facilities are modern with spacious classrooms and computer laboratories.

EER review

NZQA assesses the standard of education for tertiary education organisations through a regular system of external evaluation and review (EER). Through periodic EER, tertiary education organisations are held accountable to their students, employers, funders, quality assurance bodies and other interested parties.

Professional Business and Restaurant School (PBRS) http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers/details.do?providerId=745571001

PBRS’s most recent EER was in 2017, where we retained our Category two status. The NZQA EER team was Confident in the educational performance and Confident in the capability in self- assessment of Employment Focus Limited ( T/A : PBRS: The Professional Business and Restaurant School )


Auckland CBD


The Auckland Campus

This is within walking distance of Auckland’s central train and bus stations, close to a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes as well as being located beside the highest structure in the Southern hemisphere, the iconic Sky Tower.
The Auckland campus has a purpose built training bar, equipped with industry recognised equipment and staffed by both New Zealand and international hospitality professionals. Our cookery qualifications are delivered in purpose built facilities located on campus.

As a specialist training institute we know the importance of studying in an environment that is completely orientated towards your industry of choice. PBRS combines highly qualified industry professional staff, purpose-built training facilities and a curriculum designed to meet the needs of employers. PBRS graduates are working world wide in bars, restaurants, hotels, cafes and on cruise ships: choose a career that’s going places and the institute that will take you there!