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Cookery School: Basic Patisserie Skills

Subject Area
Hospitality
Start Date
January 2025
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
5 Weeks
Level
-
Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students must have an interest and passion for cookery and want to learn more.

Over this 5-week course, our experienced Chef, Graham Fyfe, will teach students to prepare a range of delicious pastries and sweet treats.

With a variety of recipes, this 5-week course will expand your home patisserie repertoire with budget friendly and incredibly tasty pastries that anyone can make which will impress your friends and family. No prior cookery experience is needed to join this class.

At the end of the session, you will take home what you have produced to enjoy.

Any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances can be accommodated within the recipes. Please contact Graham directly at gfyfe@yorkcollege.ac.uk to discuss any specific requirements.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students must have an interest and want to learn more.

Course units

Over the course of this 5-week course you will learn to prepare and cook a range of pastries and sweet treats.

Taking place in our professional standard training kitchens, our experienced Chef will work with you to build your confidence and skills to prepare pastries for you to enjoy and to share with your friends and family.

Assessments

There is no assessment for this course.

Course fees

£35

*Non-refundable cost, this it is used to purchase ingredients prior to the course.

Refunds will only be issued if we are notified via the cancellation form up to 2 weeks before the course starts.

Course progression

After this course you could undertake any of the other York College Cookery School classes for your enjoyment.

If you were interested in gaining a formal qualification in catering, our tutors would be able to advise on suitable routes that are available on a full or part time basis.

For further information on course options, visit the Hospitality & Tourism curriculum page.

Dates & course durations

7th January 2025 - 14th February 2025, Tuesday 6.00pm-8.00pm.

Study methods

This course is a practical, hands-on course and students will learn in a friendly and professional kitchen, under the guidance of expert chef, Graham Fyfe.

Facilities

Here at York College we have state-of-the-art training kitchens and a superb training restaurant, The Cookery.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course.

Career progression

This course provides a great introduction to patisserie and you may decide to pursue other courses either for pleasure or to enhance your employability/existing skills.

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