Cookery School: One-Day Pasta Masterclass
Join our Head Chef Gio Achenza for a master class in producing the quintessentially Italian dish.
During this one-day cooking class, Gio will guide you through understanding and producing white and egg pasta doughs before working with you to prepare and cook a range of simple and more complex pasta shapes.
In the morning students will enjoy demonstrations from Gio and then work in our training kitchen to prepare and shape the pasta dough before cooking their own pasta to enjoy at lunch in Ashfields restaurant.
In the afternoon, students will develop their skills further to produce coloured and flavoured pasta as well as speciality stuffed pasta such as culurgiones, which you will be able to take home to enjoy or share with friends and family.
Any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances can be accommodated within the menu for the day. Please contact Gio directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any specific 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.
On this one-day course, you will learn to prepare a range of white and egg pasta doughs before working with our Head Chef, Gio, to prepare and cook a range of simple and more complex pasta shape.
Taking place in our professional standard training kitchens, our Head Chef will work with you to build your confidence and skills to prepare the staple food of Italy for you to enjoy and to share with your friends and family.
There is no assessment on this course.
After this course you could undertake any of the 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 30th October 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm.
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.
Here at York College we have state-of-the-art training kitchens and a superb training restaurant, Ashfields.
There are no additional costs for this course.
This course provides a great introduction to pasta making and you may decide to pursue other courses either for pleasure or to enhance your employability/existing skills.