Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
What is this course about?
You will work in our professional kitchens to prepare and cook complex dishes. You will cover all the key areas including larder, production and pastry. You will work with the level 1 and level 2 students who will assist you to develop your supervisory skills.
What will I learn on this course?
You will learn a range of skills supported with theory which will include preparing and cooking complex dishes, teamwork, and control of resources, safe working environment, advanced fish, meat, poultry, dough, pastry and hot and cold desserts. You will also be required to complete Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths.
You will require a Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery.
What will this course lead on to?
You will have the opportunity to progress to university on courses such as event management or you may decide to progress into a wide choice of employment within the catering industry.
How will I be assessed?
During your Cookery programme you will be assessed by observation of your practical skills, short answer papers, final synoptic exam and final exam.
A wide range of enrichment opportunities are available to you including: Driving Test Theory & guest speakers from major catering suppliers trips and visits to competitions & exhibitions.
Are there any costs associated with the course?
You will be expected to purchase your full kitchen uniform, full restaurant uniform and basic set of knives which costs approximately £180 (there may be help available with the cost of the kit/equipment). The college will help you order these. Kits can be ordered in September.
You will learn in our Centre of Excellence in Catering and Hospitality and will work in a range of kitchens, including newly refurbished production kitchen with ceramic cookers, wok, larder kitchen and pastry kitchen. Part of your studies will include preparing and cooking dishes for our very popular restaurant Scholars. All practical sessions will help give you the practical skills, confidence and the overview of what the catering and hospitality industry can offer.
What Riverside College Professional Cookery students say?
“With the variety of activities from catering for the new restaurant, our practical IP sessions we get a lot of exposure to wide range of food to help us with our advanced skills and knowledge.”
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- Duration 10 weeks
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