Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking

This course is designed for those who have a passion for food and drink, completing this course is your first step to working in a professional kitchen or restaurant. For aspiring chefs who require a solid foundation, this course is the perfect bridge to more specialized culinary courses. On successful completion, you will be equipped with all the basic chef fundamentals.

Course Syllabus:

• Introduction to the hospitality industry
• Health and safety
• Food hygiene
• Cooking methods
• Preparation and cooking of hot and cold dishes
• Customer care
• Teamwork
• Food and drink service
• Safety at work
• Food safety in catering
• Introduction to nutrition
• Prepare food for cold presentation
• Prepare, cook and finish foods by frying, braising and stewing, boiling, poaching and steaming, baking, roasting and grilling, non-thermal cooking method
• Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
• Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
• Kitchen terminology