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This course introduces the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques in basic cookery, including cold kitchen, hot kitchen, and short order.
Kitchen Training (5 weeks)
The participants spend 5 weeks in kitchen training learning from the course textbook with two local chefs as their instructors. Emphasis is placed on following a recipe, measurements and conversions, common kitchen terminology, knife cuts, safe food/equipment handling, and basic cooking techniques. Participants will also take part in certifications for:
- First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
- Food Safety Training
- PEI BEST Service Excellence
Work Placement (5 weeks)
Participants will spend 5 weeks working in the industry at local establishments to gain experience and practice their skills in a real-life kitchen setting.
Culinary Institute Training (4 weeks)
Participants will hone their skills and learn more advanced techniques at the Culinary Institute of Canada. Participants will also be addressing any issues they had faced during their placement period in this time.
For more information and questions/concerns, please contact Kim Smith, Industry HR Manager, email email@example.com or call 902-566-5008
Funded by the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.