culinary basics

This is our flagship course. Everything you need to get the skills to make your CV shine, and a kitchen manager drool! 3 weeks of intense training that will prepare you for culinary magic…

Week 1: Safety & Sanitation + Kitchen Introduction

  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training
    • Hands-on demonstrations on key sanitation concepts and practices
    • Fundamentals of safe food handling
    • Introduction to online training platform
    • Study guide and exam prep discussions
  • Professional Kitchen Equipment
    • Field trip to Chefs’ Toys with a guided tour
    • Introduction to common professional kitchen equipment and its uses
    • Use and functionality of kitchen appliances

Week 2: Kitchen Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Kitchen Etiquette
    • The “rules of the kitchen”
    • Common kitchen communication, professionalism, and best practices
  • Conversions & Recipe Scaling
    • Reading recipes for ingredient amounts, scale, and technique
    • Scaling common ingredients accurately and efficiently
    • Converting ingredient quantities between different units of measure
  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager Exam

Week 3: Kitchen Fundamentals, Part 2 + Exams

  • Exit Practicals
    • Recipe scaling and conversion
    • Equipment usage and identification
  • ServSafe
    • Review session
    • ServSafe manager certification exam