What do I learn?
This is a practical programme covering the following units: Establishing and developing positive working relationships in hospitality; Maintaining the health, safety and security of the working environment; Maintaining food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food; Preparing fish for complex dishes; Preparing meat for complex dishes; Preparing poultry for complex dishes; Cooking and finishing complex fish dishes; Cooking and finishing complex meat dishes; Cooking and finishing complex poultry dishes; Cooking and finishing complex vegetable dishes; Preparing, cooking and finishing complex hot sauces; Preparing, cooking and finish dressings and cold sauces; Preparing, cooking and finishing complex soups; Preparing, processing and finishing chocolate products; Preparing, finishing and presenting canapés and cocktail products; Preparing,cooking and finishing complex cold desserts; Contributing to the control of resources; Contributing to the development and introduction of recipes and menus.
You will also have the opportunity of studying the CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering, which is a 3 day intensive course for those working at supervisory level.
This is an advanced practical-based course. You will learn by being shown demonstrations and undertaking practical activities in our kitchens, as well as attending a theory session.
What do I gain?
You will further develop organisational time management and people skills, as well as working under pressure. On successful completion you will gain the NVQ Level 3 Advanced Professional Cookery.
What do I need?
You will need to attend a personal interview with a member of our Hospitality team and to achieve Level 1 in the English and numeracy functional skills assessments. You will also need to pass a Level 2 cooking assessment and have successfully completed the Professional Chef’s Diploma Level 2 or have relevant industy experience.
What do I gain?
Successful completion of this course may help you to continue your career in a position requiring individual responsibility and some supervisory experience.