• Overview

    Prue Leith Chefs Academy’s new twelve week Foundation of Cooking course will ensure that the novice becomes a confident cook and that the confident cooks not only hone their skills, but also learn the professional tricks of the trade. The course combines short theory sessions, with lots of hands on cooking in a professional kitchen, guided by Prue Leith restaurant chefs and instructors.

    Who Should Attend?

    People who love food and want to learn the foundations of the kitchen from professionals. This course will also be a good taster for those considering a professional cooking career before taking the big step and enrolling for full-time study in the field of culinary arts.

    Date & Time

    • 12 Classes presented on Tuesday Evenings from 18:00 – 21:30
    • 12 September – 28 November, 2017
    • 6 February – 8 May, 2018 (excluding public holidays)

    Cost

    R8500.00 incl. VAT

    Includes

    • Prue Leith Apron
    • Course notes and recipes
    • All ingredients
    • Chef’s hats
    • Refreshments
    • Prue Leith Certificate in Foundational Cooking – (80% attendance is required to achieve the certificate)

  • Course Outline

    • Introduction to the kitchen
    • Knife skills and vegetable preparations
    • Salads, cold sauces, sandwiches and canapes
    • Potatoes, rice and grains
    • Pasta and sauces
    • Poultry fabrication and cooking
    • Meat fabrication and cooking
    • Fish and seafood preparation and cooking
    • Basic baking
    • Basic bread baking
    • Tarts & pastry
    • Plating and presentation

  • Dress Code

    You will be working in a professional kitchen, so wear your apron, comfortable shoes and keep jewelry and make-up to a minimum with hair tied back.

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