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The Avenue Restaurant at Weymouth College is dedicated to developing and training the finest young chefs and restaurant staff. Our students train and work in a fully-functioning kitchen, restaurant and bar gaining the skills and the high standards needed for a career in the catering and hospitality industry.

We serve food with a focus on quality, local, fresh ingredients. Expect the best of British food with a modern twist plus a sprinkling of international dishes.

The Avenue Restaurant is open to the public for weekday lunches Wednesday to Friday, offering three courses plus tea/coffee for £18.50 per head

Special dinner events include our popular guest chef nights and jazz nights with a live pianist.

The restaurant is also available to hire for private functions, including parties and corporate functions.

Booking is essential – to book a table or private function, call 01305 208979 or email theavenue@weymouth.ac.uk

The Avenue Restaurant FAQs

Is The Avenue Restaurant open to the public?

Yes, The Avenue Restaurant at Weymouth College is open to the public for weekday lunches Wednesday to Friday, and special events including our popular guest chef nights and jazz nights with live pianist, as well as private functions.

Booking is essential – to book a table or private function, call 01305 208979 or email theavenue@weymouth.ac.uk

 

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Where can I find The Avenue Restaurant?

The Avenue Restaurant is based at Weymouth College’s Cranford Avenue campus (DT4 7LQ). Free parking for guests is available in the College car park and the restaurant entrance can be found next to the main College reception entrance.

What courses are offered at The Avenue Restaurant?

Catering and hospitality skills are transferable worldwide. If you’re thinking about working in service industries, perhaps in hotels or restaurants, Weymouth College’s Catering & Hospitality courses offer strong employment opportunities at local, national and international levels.

We offer a range of courses for school leavers, apprentices and adults, in which you will work in our fully-functioning professional kitchen, restaurant and bar gaining the skills and the high standards needed for a career in the catering and hospitality industry.

Click here for more details on our Catering & Hospitality courses

Supporting our students for future careers

We ask guests to appreciate we are a training restaurant and this is reflected in our approach and pricing. As all food items are cooked to order where appropriate, please be respectful of any possible delays and highlight to a member of the training team areas you consider to be addressed.

Students who complete our courses have gone on to secure employment in the many and varied career avenues within the catering and hospitality industry locally, nationally and internationally.

Weymouth College alumni – Mark Hix MBE

Weymouth College alumni and now celebrated chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix MBE is known for his original take on British gastronomy.

After 17 years as Chef Director at Caprice Holdings, he opened his first restaurant in 2008 – the distinguished HIX Oyster & Chop House in Farringdon. Following the success of Chop House Mark opened HIX Mayfair, HIX Soho and his chicken and steak concept restaurants Tramshed in Shoreditch, and Hixter Bankside. Mark also opened his first stand-alone bar in The Old Vic theatre, offering a late-night venue in Waterloo.

In Mark’s native Dorset, the Oyster & Fish House in Lyme Regis – located on the site that was formerly HIX Oyster & Fish House – is Mark’s new solo venture.

Mark is frequently lauded as one of the country’s most eminent restaurateurs with an unrivalled knowledge of ingredients with provenance. He has a weekly column in City AM, and is the author of a number of cookbooks on British cuisine.

Mark has hosted a regular food festival in Lyme Regis, Food Rocks, to showcase the best producers and suppliers in Dorset and surrounding areas. He is also a patron of the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis and the Country Food Trust.

Mark Hix is an ambassador for catering training at Weymouth College.

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Tel: 01305 208979
Email: theavenue@weymouth.ac.uk
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