“How To”

Go From Kitchen Rookie to Kitchen Boss with a “How to” Cooking Series Course at CTIA

Want to learn how to whip up a mouth-watering desert like Nigella and master a flavoursome chicken, garlic, and lemon bake like Jamie Oliver, but without having to enrol in a City & Guilds complex, full-time programme? At CTIA, we hear you, which is why we’ve created a “How to” Cooking Series Course that will take you from kitchen rookie to kitchen boss in just a few weeks.


  • Starting From: 24 March 2022
  • Cost: R 9 000 Once-off OR R 4500 deposit + R 4500 by end of the first month of attendance.
  • Cost Includes: CTIA branded apron, CTIA course notes and recipes, ingredients, certificate of achievement, online support through Moodle.ctia.
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9 weeks


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If you are passionate about food and want to impress, then register for our “How to” Cooking Series Course. It’s perfect for anyone between the ages of 16 and 66 who wish to up their skills with the help of professional chefs but without the complexity of a full-time programme.

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Week 1: Introduction to Knife Skills and Kitchen Basics – basic knife skills and techniques, and condiments.

Week 2: Stocks, Sauces and Soups – Espagnole, Velouté, Béchamel, Hollandaise, Gazpacho and Vichyssoise.

Week 3: Making Pasta – Spaetzle, spaghetti, tagliatelle, ravioli, tortellini, cannelloni, and rice noodles.

Week 4: Rice, Grains, and Legumes – Quinoa, risotto, Couscous, Bulgur, Lentils, Millet, and Polenta.

Week 5: Prepare and Cook Vegetables and Plant Proteins – Au gratin, Tempura, battered, baked, and more.

Week 6: Fish and Shellfish – salmon, stuffed fish, Moules marinière, and prawns.

Week 7: Poultry and Game Birds – cordon bleu, duck, liver pâté, and ostrich.

Week 8 & 9: Meat Part 1 and 2 (Beef, Lamb, and Pork) – Beef wellington, roulades, stroganoff, and more.