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FDA PROFESSIONAL CHEF

Course Overview

If you aspire to work in high quality establishments – such as restaurants and pubs featured in the Michelin Guide, or those awarded AA rosettes – our Professional Chef foundation degree is a great way to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on training that will help you craft your culinary career. Ideal for chefs qualified to Level 3 or those with relevant industry experience, this practical Professional Chef course focuses on culinary skills and will enable you to work with a wide variety of high quality food commodities, as well as developing your food service skills. Working in our industry standard training kitchens under the guidance of our expert chef lecturers, you will also learn about the use of seasonal produce and sustainability, as well as developing transferable skills which will allow you to move between different kitchen styles.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

WORK PLACEMENT – Gain valuable real-world experience on placements, with past students having worked at Michelin-starred restaurants and top establishments in locations around the globe ENRICHMENT – Engage with the industry through a variety of activities including guest lectures and demonstrations, masterclasses and visits, as well as further employment opportunities EXPERT TUITION – Learn from some of the best chefs and food professionals in the industry while studying in our state-of-the-art kitchen facilities on campus
Location
Intake
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Mode
Programme
Foundation Year
Year 1

Core Modules

  • Advanced Culinary Skills
  • Specialist Patisserie
  • The Gastronomist
  • The Science of Food
Year 2

Core Modules

  • Advanced Culinary Techniques
  • Innovative Patisserie
  • Kitchen Management Techniques
  • Profitable Menu Development
Year 3
Notes
PC
UCC

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted.

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