About Us

Legend Hospitality School commenced operation in 2007 as a joint venture through Food and Beverage Institute and Legend Lodges, Hotels & Resorts (Now known as Legend Hospitality Group) and have already made a huge impact in training circles.

Since 2014 Legend Hospitality School is a stand-alone City & Guilds Centre.

Our Mission: 
We realise that our student’s success is our success and we therefore commit ourselves to shaping, developing and producing the best in the industry.

Our Vision: 
At Legend Hospitality School – School of Distinction our goal is simply put to shape and develop the Legend’s of the future in the Hospitality Industry. We train you to channel your passion and creative flair to become the next great legend!

The people at LHS: 
Legend Hospitality School is managed by a dynamic team with collectively more than 70 years’ experience in hospitality and event industry. The study materials are internationally endorsed & accredited via City & Guilds International Training & Examination Centre, which immediately benchmarks the intellectual standard we want to a success rate within South Africa.

Where are we situated? 
Situated at Zebra Country Estate, home to four renowned Country Lodges, a mere 30km from the Zambezi turnoff on the R573 outside of Pretoria, the African Bushveld provides the perfect backdrop for training the leaders of the future.

Student life at LHS! 
Orientation: informal social gatherings, treasure hunt, team building exercises, cultural Ndebele gathering and welcome.
Entertainment: social outings, industry conventions, themed parties and social braai’s

Key Benefits:
We ensure that the education you receive is of the highest standard, is industry relevant and is locally and
internationally recognised:


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Legend Hospitality School
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Legend Hospitality School

Accredited internationally by City and Guilds, recognised within 42 countries.

Legend Hospitality School

Member of the South African Chefs association – Training Provider

Practical Placements:

  • LHS guarantee placement of all students for six month experiential training at any of the spectacular Legend
    Hospitality Group’s Propertie’s. Accommodation is provided (where available) during practical training on premises where training is facilitated.

Exposure and Experience:

The two key words in Hospitality and we strive to provide students with as much as possible at any given time. Students receive hands-on training both in the lecture room and in the day to day operations of the lodges. With this constant exposure a professional appearance and attitude becomes second nature. Our school is equipped with the latest equipment and training stations per student – definitely achieving a standard of excellence which will be difficult to match.

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2018 Students

Extensive exposure in working corporate and exclusive functions, example:

  • Functions at Legend Golf & Safari Resort
  • Various product launches
  • Restaurant Evenings
  • Functions at Zebra Country Lodge
  • Jeep Warrior Race
  • Albatross Big 5 Marathon
  • Legend Summer Showcase
  • Telkom Supersport Shootout

Our students are privy to first-hand experience and knowledge not only of the required study modules but also to real life situations, negotiation skills, presentation and public speaking techniques and good business ethics and practices.

Guaranteed Employment:

Successful candidates are Guaranteed Employment within the Legend Hospitality Group!

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