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Cookery School: Economical Cooking Skills

Subject Area
Hospitality
Start Date
February 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.

Not sure of how to entertain on a budget and still impress your guests? If you’re unsure of where to get started to get into cookery or you want to gain the confidence to cook for others, then this course is for you.

Led by our resident Culinary Master, Graham Fyfe, you will learn how to cook a range deceptively simple yet dinner party worthy dishes that will expand your home cookery repertoire with budget friendly and incredibly tasty meals that anyone can make. No prior cookery experience is needed to join this class so if you’re in a mealtime rut or ready to start hosting dinner parties that impress, Graham is here to help with tips and guidance on how to whip up simple dishes that are sure to impress friends and family and liven up your mealtimes.

Over the course of the 5 weeks, you will produce a range of savoury and sweet dishes to allow you to create and serve a dinner party to be proud of.

Everything produced in the session can be taken home to be enjoyed or shared.

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 a range of simple, affordable, and impressive dinner party dishes.

Taking place in our professional standard training kitchens, our master Chef, Graham Fyfe, will work with you to build your confidence and skills to prepare food to entertain on a budget 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

25th February 2025 - 25th March 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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