Who this course is for:

Individuals that are interested in an introduction to culinary arts as well as those interested in cooking as a hobby, and amateurs interested in enhancing their cooking techniques.

Description

On our fast track Certificate in Professional Cookery you will learn the fundamentals of cooking. The course combines practical classes together with theoretical sessions enabling you to start your career as a junior cook.

At the end of the course you will be familiar with classical and contemporary cooking techniques enabling you to start to cook professionally. Not only will you learn how to become creative, but you will also learn about other aspects of working, kitchen organization and operations, food safety and hygiene, and a bit of menu planning and costing.

During the intensive 10 week-course you will have a mix of demonstrations and practical classes with our celebrity chefs. You will be in kitchen sessions for almost 15 hours per week plus assist the executive chef on certain days in producing meals for the students. 4-6 additional hours will be spent in theory classes per week.

Course Content

  •   Food safety & hygiene
  •   Professional kitchen practices
  •   Knife skills
  •   Mise-en-place
  •   Vegetable preparation
  •   Stocks, soups and sauces
  •   Prepare meat, poultry & fish
  •   Pasta Making and Italian dishes
  •   Pastry, cakes, biscuits & breads
  •   Desserts & Patisserie
  •   Vegetarian dishes
  •   Canapes
  •   Modern Cooking Techniques
  •   Plating & Presentation Skills

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What our Alpiner’s Say:

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Alexander Kyramarios-Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management

Alexander Kyramarios

Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management 2010

The fresh, exciting and relevant classes offered by Alpine Center suited my needs perfectly. ...read more

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Sandra Preye Nelson Charpidou-BA(Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Sandra Preye Nelson Charpidou

BA(Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 2020

The program of study is so comprehensive that now at the end of my studies I can’t just believe how much I have learned about the details that are so important and make a difference in a successful hotel operation. ...read more

Panagiotis Grigoriou-Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management

Panagiotis Grigoriou

Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management 2019

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