This highly practical course covers a wide range of cooking techniques, and consists of the CTH Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts. This course is the perfect advanced foundation for your culinary career. Professional cookery, as many celebrity chefs have shown, is a highly creative activity and one that demands dedication, creativity and flair. The Culinary Arts Programme is for those with ambitions to become a professional chef and for those who would like a career in food. The programme develops culinary skills by working in a kitchen environment which will be enhanced through demonstrations and appropriate theory sessions.
You’ll learn the nitty gritty of working with specific ingredients such as fish and shellfish, grains and pulses, poultry, meat and much more. This course is about fine-tuning your expertise; from sharpening your knife skills to impeccably executing and plating dishes. The course will teach you all about stocks and sauces and introduce you to catering operations, menu planning and wine appreciation.
CTH developed this course in partnership with Gordon Ramsay’s Tante Marie Culinary Academy to provide students with an excellent set of advanced skills in food preparation in a professional environment.
Hands-on experience: Two industry placements over the one-year time period are incorporated to give students first-hand experience and, at the same time, give them the opportunity to put their theoretical knowledge into practice. This includes a week at a butchery or a bakery, and a chef table where you will cater for a graduation ceremony.
This course is perfect for: Students who want to broaden their career prospects and enhance their basic culinary skills. Students who complete this course can successfully enter the industry as a Demi-Chef de Partie (assistant section chef) or Commis Chef (apprentice chef).