Chef – Young Chefs' Academy

Chef – Young Chefs' Academy

About the course

A passion for cooking starts at an early age, if you have a budding Chef in the family then joining our Young Chef Academy is the perfect way to develop their talent.

The Young Chefs' Academy is sponsored by Down Hall Country House Hotel. The course is aimed at Years 10 and 11 students and provides a great start for those interested in a career in food and culinary arts.

The course runs for 8 weeks based within the training kitchens at The College’s Harlow campus. It begins with an introduction to the kitchen, how to use the equipment and important health and safety issues. Over the following seven weeks you’ll be taught basic cookery skills covering vegetables, soups, pastas, sauces, meat, fish & desserts and more.

During the final week you will be able to invite guests to your Graduation ceremony where you will be presented with a medal and certificate. On the last Wednesday of your course you will prepare and serve a delicious dinner for your invited guests at Down Hall Country House Hotel.

The cost is £60 and the graduation ceremony is £10.00 per a person.

Graduation dates: 20 November 2019 at Down Hall; 11 March 2020 (Venue to be confirmed)

Entry requirements

No special entry requirements

How much does it cost?

The cost is £60 and the graduation ceremony is £10.00 per a person

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone interested in a career in the Hospitality sector

Why study?

Learn some cookery skills and get a taste of what its like to work in a professional kitchen.

Where will this course take me?

Consider becoming at full-time catering student or become an Apprentice working in the catering industry.

How will I be assessed?

No formal assessment

Will I have to provide anything?

Apron, sensible shoes, hair tied back. Bring a container to take your completed products home in.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 to speak to an advisor 

Contact us about applying for this course

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