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Cookery School: Beyond Meat Plant-Based Entertaining

Subject Area
Hospitality
Start Date
March 2024
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
One Day
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 one-day course, our Head Chef, Gio Achenza, will teach students to prepare a plant-based feast fit to impress friends and family. Whether you are vegetarian, vegan or just looking for ways to spice up your plant-based cooking for friends and family, this course is for you.

Over the course of the day, Gio will expand your plant-based repertoire with dishes to liven up your mealtimes and impress friends and family. No prior cookery experience is needed to join this class, so if you’re in a mealtime rut or unsure how to cook for friends and family that follow a plant-based diet, Gio is here to help with tips and guidance on how to whip up a feast free of animal products.

During the day, you will be able to enjoy some of what you produce as lunch will be provided in Ashfields restaurant. All other items produced can be taken home for you to enjoy or share.

Any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances can be accommodated within the menu for the day. Please contact Gio directly at gachenza@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 passion for cookery and want to learn more.

Course units

Over the duration of this one-day course, you will learn to prepare a plant-based feast that is entirely free of animal products.

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

Assessments

There is no assessment for this course.

Course fees

£30

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

Monday 25th March 2024, 9.30am-4.30pm

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 Gio Achenza.

Facilities

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

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course.

Career progression

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

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