Awards & Recognition

NZ Chefs National Salon Winner of the 2016

NZ Training Establishment of the Year

(8 Gold, 13 Silver, 12 Bronze Medals)


It is with great pride that The Cornell Education Group accepts the award of ‘New Zealand Training Establishment of the year’ for our Professional Cookery and Hospitality schools.

This is an outstanding results that has demonstrated The Cornell Education Group’s professionalism and excellence in training for the cookery / hospitality industry in New Zealand.

This NZ Chefs National Salon 2016 event ( 28 July – 31 July 2016 at the Logan Campbell Centre, ASB Showgrounds) was dominated by all of the larger training establishments who were present to see the outcomes of the highly coveted awards.

All the staff members at Cornell congratulates the trainers and competitors on a great effort and extremely positive outcome.

This result reflects the extra work that our tutors put into ensuring that our students receive training that is excellent, up to date and relevant to our industry,


New Zealand Culinary Fare Training Excellence Award 2014

We are also the recipient of the New Zealand Culinary Fare Training Excellence Award 2014. Results and photos can be found here.

Restaurant Association of New Zealand

NZ Culinary Fare Award


The Restaurant Association of New Zealand was formed in 1975 with the aim of serving and representing owners and managers of restaurants and foodservice operations. The association represents 1,800 members throughout New Zealand. They were the organizers of the New Zealand Culinare Fare.

Indian Business Awards

The Professional Business and Restaurant School is an award winning education provider both domestically and internationally. Notably, PBRS won the Best Exporter to India Award at the Indian Business Awards 2012 for the third year running.



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