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Food Preparation Online Course

Online

Subject: Hospitality Management

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Improve your cooking skills for home or work.

This course is suitable for those wishing to understand the principles for selecting, cleaning, cutting, preserving, flavouring, mixing, cooking and everything else involved in preparing food.

This course complements studies in Food and Beverage Management, Event Management, Self Sufficiency, nutrition, Tour Guide skills and Hotel Management. Some may wish to...

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15% OFF ON ALL SHORT COURSES!

Like us on Facebook or add us in Google+ and you can get an instant 15% discount on all short courses here at Careerline Courses.

Improve your cooking skills for home or work.

This course is suitable for those wishing to understand the principles for selecting, cleaning, cutting, preserving, flavouring, mixing, cooking and everything else involved in preparing food.

This course complements studies in Food and Beverage Management, Event Management, Self Sufficiency, nutrition, Tour Guide skills and Hotel Management. Some may wish to become more self sufficient, others to improve the quality of their families diet, work in a restaurant or club, start a catering service, work in the culinary supplies or hospitality services industries or improve their social catering skills.

Attractive discounts apply for multiple course.

Lessons:

There are 9 lessons in this course:

1. Introduction
History of cooking/ Trends
Principles of Cooking
Nutrition
Scope of the Catering industry
Weights and measures
Basic cooking techniques
Terms

2. Fruit and vegetables
Why eat Fruit & Veg; How much a person should eat; How poor preparation can damage nutritional value
How to choose fruit and vegetables when shopping
Basics of preparation- peeling slicing etc
Cooking techniques
Nutritional information relating to food group

3. Cereals & Starches; Bread, cereals and potatoes
Preparation- including how to make fresh pasta
Why eat cereals & starche; How much a person should eat; How poor preparation can damage nutritional value
How to prepare potatoes- different types of potato dishes- mashed, boiled, daulphinoise etc
Cooking pasta- different recipes
Cooking Rice, cous cous etc.
Nutritional information relating to food group

4. Meat Fish and Alternatives
How much a person should eat
How poor preparation can damage nutritional value
Selecting the perfect cut of meat/ basic butchery, fish mongery
How to prepare and cook it, which sauces compliment it.
Eggs- cooking different types
Cooking with pulses
Nutritional information relating to food group

5. Milk and dairy
How much a person should eat
How poor preparation can damage nutritional value
Cheese making basics
Cheese types and recipes
Basic recipes e.g. Macaroni cheese
Dairy free cooking
Yoghurt
How to make it, use in sauces
Dairy free cooking
Nutritional information relating to food group

6. Fats and Sugars
How much a person should eat
How poor preparation can damage nutritional value
How to make perfect puddings
Types of fat
How to adapt recipes to reduce sugar and fat- catering for low fat and low sugar dietary requirements
Nutritional information relating to food group

7. Flavouring Food
More on complimenting foods- sauces- cream, wine, butter, vinaigrette etc
Stocks
Use of herbs/ seasoning

8. Menu planning on a Small Scale
Designing menus- complimenting foods
Recipes simple to advanced- Seasonal foods
Planning a dinner party- case study

9. Menu Planning on a Large Scale
Planning Meals/Catering for parties and events; outdoor, indoor etc
Restaurant Menus/Catering

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Course Code: BRE212
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $693.00

 

Notes:

International: $630.00 AUD
Australia: $693.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


The teachers

Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world...

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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world you are.
Having been involved in the delivery of online courses for as long as the delivery of online courses has been technologically possible; company director Honor McGregor has finally taken the bull by the horns (or the server by the wires) and set up Careerline Courses. Careerline Courses offers material that has been developed over thirty years, and tested on thousands of students around the world, in a manner that is fresh and easy for students to engage with.  
Careerline Courses is a techno savvy online course provider, offering short courses certificates and diplomas in pretty much every subject you could want. This includes; IT, Horticulture, Hydroponics, Anatomy, Zoo Keeping, Creative Writing, Journalism, Photography, Wedding Planning, Business Management, Psychology, Animal Health, Agriculture and much more. You can study from home at your own pace no matter where in the world you are.  
 

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