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:

The name “Alpine Center” is synonymous with eminent success and high-reaching progress through setting goals and achieving them. ...read more

I’ve loved my time here in Alpine. The course subjects were very interesting, specific in their aims and broad in their teaching. ...read more

Hospitality Management was not my first choice but it was my final one, I had a passion to work with the people and help the environment. ...read more

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

Alpine Center gives great opportunities to its students, and as a Culinary Arts graduate I really want to thank all the teachers as they have done the best job. ...read more

Alpine Center: a solid ground to take off towards Hospitality Management.  3 great years that will always stay in my mind! ...read more

Patrick Loutfi-Spa Management Specialization

Patrick Loutfi

Spa Management Specialization 2010

Alpine Center provides courses that cover a wide and valuable range of issues concerning the spa industry and how to operate a spa facility efficiently and effectively. ...read more

I gained more than I bargained for thanks to the Alpine family with the chance to interact with individuals from different corners of the world and society, network with successful professionals and organizations ...read more

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

I learned how to take initiatives, be responsible, and become a valuable team member, which is key to a successful career ...read more

I have completed my most unforgettable internship in the luxurious 5-star St Regis Hotel in Doha, Qatar:  a 5 months’ internship filled with challenges, learning new skills and techniques ...read more

I would highly recommend Alpine Center to potential students who wish to build a career in the challenging world of hospitality, and to gain international work experience. ...read more

My learning experience was beyond expectations. I obtained a sound grasp of the global event industry and advanced my skills in event management. ...read more

Swiss Alpine Center, one of the premier Hospitality & Tourism Business Schools in Europe, was my first and final choice when I decided to further my education. ...read more

I am a proud graduate of the Alpine Centre, the Swiss Business School for Hotel & Tourism Management.   Being from Lebanon,  I chose to study at this Swiss school’s campus located in Greece. ...read more

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