Provides the challenge of a professional kitchen environment gaining the skills of a Master Chef
Specialist front of house skills used in our very own fine dining restaurant experience
Fantastic opportunities to demonstrate outstanding skills to high profile guests which have included royalty and prestigious organisations
Students’ progress to prestigious employers such as Gordon Ramsay at Claridges, The White Hart, The French, Hotel Gotham
Taught by professional chefs who provide culinary expertise for top sports stars at Wimbledon and the Chester Race Course
Escoffier’s Cook and Service competition winners
This course will provide you with an introduction to practical skills and knowledge required for the Catering and Hospitality industry including subjects as follows:
Introduction to Food Safety
Introduction to Health and Safety Awareness
Introduction to Healthier Foods and Diets
Introduction to preparation of foods in a variety of cookery methods based subjects.
Assessment methods include written assignments, practical assessments and underpinning knowledge questioning.
You will gain a range of skills and experience vital for your progression onto further study in this area and to employment.
More than just a Course
The catering industry is one of the world’s fastest growing, job creating professions. With over 1.8 million employees it offers one of the most diverse ranges of employment opportunities anywhere. Feeding growth in this sector is Professional Food Studies key objective and we really want you to be part of it.
High profile celebrity chefs and food service personnel accurately reflect exceptionally high standards of work and commitment. At Tameside College, we use exceptional facilities and industry professionals to mirror these standards and inspire learners to become the next celebrity chef.
You will develop high levels of culinary skills, communication and teamwork within outstanding fine dining and casual dining areas – all play a major role in developing young chefs of the future.
Introduction to realistic working environments
Opportunity to be introduced to culinary competitions
Preparation for progression to the next level of qualification
Local visits to cookery shows and artisan suppliers
There are no formal entry qualifications for this course, although you should have a keen interest in the catering industry. The process for being accepted on the course will also involve an interview with a member of the catering team.
Once you have completed the first Level in Food Preparation and Cooking, you may then progress onto the second level of the programme which is also available within the School of Food.
Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional cookery