Business of the Month, April 2014: Ryde College of TAFE

Mark Hastings of the Ryde Campus, part of the Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, was drawn as our winner of Business of the Month for April.

Ryde Campus is an internationally renowned specialist training centre for hospitality, tourism, horticulture and environmental management. It is the largest hospitality training centre in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the largest horticulture training centres in the world.

Ryde campus has two training restaurants onsite – the Ambassador Restaurant and the Terrace Restaurant. The hospitality students practice and develop their skills in these working environments. Cafe on 6 and Le Cordon Bleu’s sell students’ culinary delights. The restaurants and cafes are open to the public – so what are you waiting for? You can enjoy a superb meal at a superb price, or book a function at one of these restaurants – phone 9948 6270. For venue hire phone 9948 6292. Find out about opening times here.

Hospitality students train in commercially equipped kitchens, bars, cafes and the Ambassador Restaurant. Training facilities for the horticulture industry include computerised glasshouses, landscape design studios, a full size cricket pitch, golf green and a bowling green.