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:

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

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

I advise newcomers to remain open-minded, embrace diversity, and cultivate strong relationships with every member. ...read more

Panagiotis Grigoriou-Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management

Panagiotis Grigoriou

Swiss Alpine Diploma in Hotel Management 2019

I find the training I have received at the Four Seasons Astir Vouliagmeni, prior to its opening, most inspiring. I feel privileged and can foresee a brilliant career ahead of me. ...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

I took control of my professional development and studied at my own pace and on my own schedule. Two years later I am so pleased to have learned so much and have earned the prestigious awards from both Alpine & AHLEI. ...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

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

To achieve my goals, I trusted with all my heart Swiss Alpine Center, which provided me great learning opportunities, encouraged me all the way for self-improvement and rendered this lifelong education process an exciting journey that one does not want to end. ...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

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

Alpine Center: a solid ground to take off towards Hospitality Management.  3 great years that will always stay in my mind! ...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’ve been given the opportunity to meet people from all over the world who soon became like my second family, as well as the doorstep to travel the world both while I study and later when I begin working. ...read more

Distance Learning is ideal for working people who want to raise the bar and move forward in their career! ...read more

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