A hidden gem in the heart of Birmingham
run by the stars of the future
Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food at our Summer Row campus at University College Birmingham, is our world-class training restaurant nestled in the city’s historic Jewellery Quarter, a 10-minute walk from the city centre and at the heart of the Colmore Business District.
As our guest, you will get to experience award-winning, exceptional value food and drink in a contemporary setting while, at the same time, supporting highly-talented students on their journey to professional excellence.
Birmingham College of Food
Reputation for excellence
Ranking alongside Michelin-starred venues in the city, the restaurant’s name pays homage to the former Birmingham College of Food, the name of our school of food and hospitality in the 1960s and how many still remember it.
We not only hold a coveted AA Highly Commended College Rosette, but are a Centre of Excellence in food and beverage service, pâtisserie and confectionery, fish and shellfish and butchery and game and have a People 1st Gold accreditation for excellent hospitality training.
Our professional training kitchens have been praised by the likes of Gordon Ramsay, used by famous chefs for competitions and been visited by the likes of Marco Pierre White.
Guided by the best
Teaching, guiding and mentoring our students back and front of house at Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food is our classically-trained brigade of incredible lecturers with mountains of industry experience in top restaurants and hotels.
Food & Beverage Lecturer
We had the pleasure of welcoming Marco Pierre White to University College Birmingham, who met with our students and gave a guest lecture. Many of our students have carried out work placements at Marco’s restaurants.