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Young Chefs Academy Programme

West Herts College
Course summary
6 weeks
140 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Next available date: 24/04/2021 - Watford
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Young Chefs Academy Programme

If you are 14-16 years old and have a passion for cooking, our Young Chefs Academy is perfect for you! We’ll get you started in our professional training kitchens, helping you to learn a variety of dishes with this six-week programme.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a passion for cooking helps!

Our part-time provision is designed primarily for adult students, aged 19 and over. Students aged 16 to 18 may be allowed to enrol on the course at the discretion of the Head of Admissions and Head of School.

Training Course Content

  • Basic culinary techniques and presentation of food
  • Range of international cuisine
  • Pastry and bakery skills
  • Hygiene
  • Basic nutrition
  • Teamwork and organisation

You will learn a variety of dishes including:

  • Butternut & Apple Soup
  • Chicken Saute Chasseur
  • Lancashire Hot Pot
  • Pork, Sage & Apple Sausage Roll
  • Teriyaki salmon parcels
  • Pad Thai Noodles
  • Spanish Tortilla
  • Spinach & Cheese Croquetta
  • Bakewell Tart
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Poached Pear with Shortbreads
  • Mince Pies

Continuing Studies

After completing the Young Chefs Academy, you can go on to study the full-time Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery at the age of 16 or join one of our Apprenticeship programmes.

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West Herts College

West Herts College

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West Herts College

Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ

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