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    Culinary Academy

    Foundation in Practical Cookery

    Foundation Diploma in Food & Wine

    Course Date 04-01-2018 10:00 am
    Course End Date 29-03-2018 4:00 pm
    Individual Price £4,500.00
    £4,500.00 4

    practical cookery

    Three Months Full-Time Education

    The Foundation Diploma in Food & Wine forms a part of our flagship 6 Month Diploma and is a new addition to our prospectus It offers students the opportunity to gain a solid understanding of ingredients, cooking techniques and a range of recipes.

    In addition, the Foundation Diploma in Food & Wine equips students with valuable qualifications in food hygiene.

    Over the course of our Foundation Diploma in Food & Wine, ESFW covers over 300 hours of hands-on, practical experience in all areas of the kitchen. This includes all of the classical cornerstones of cooking which have been developed to form the modern techniques and methods adopted in today’s catering world.

    Not only do we equip students with a good knowledge of the ingredients used in each recipe, we spend a number of days away from the kitchen meeting suppliers to learn more about ingredients and taking part in innovative workshops.

    Who is the course suitable for?

    • Open to all ages and abilities
    • School Leavers
    • Gap-year students
    • Personal development
    • Aspiring Chefs

    Skills you will learn

    • Soups, stocks and sauces
    • Meat preparation and cooking
    • Bread making
    • Cooking for groups
    • Vegetables
    • Pasta, risotto and pulses
    • Introduction to food & wine matching
    • Fish preparation and cooking
    • Game
    • Smoking, curing and preserving
    • Cooking for diets and allergies
    • Desserts and puddings
    • Menu writing and costing
    • Health & safety
    • And much more...

    Why choose us?

    • Expert tuition by experienced chefs
    • Established and oldest cookery school in UK
    • Small class sizes
    • Good career prospects
    • On the job training
    • Work placements
    • Support in finding a job as a Pastry Chef

    Certificates & Qualifications

    Edinburgh School of Food & Wine is fully accredited by ICAS and is continuously assessed and reviewed to ensure that we are reaching the standards that they set.

    Upon successful completion each student will receive:

    • Foundation Diploma in Food & Wine Certificate
    • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate
    • Portfolio of Work & Study


    Training:  Full time | Monday to Friday
    Hours: 32 hours a week
    Time: 9.30 am - 4 pm
    Duration: 3 Months