Gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to start a career in restaurants, cafés, catering and fast food operations. You will learn how to cook and prepare food in a commercial kitchen and learn essential cooking skills, methods and food safety.
Learn how to cook and prepare food safely and gain the knowledge and skills needed to start a career in restaurants, cafés, catering and fast food businesses. This programme is for kaimahi (food workers), ringawera (marae catering) and those interested in gaining the skills required to prepare and cook food in the wharekai practicing marae tikanga.
Do you want to become a chef and prepare restaurant quality meals? This one year certificate will get you there as you build on the skills already learned in the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3). You will learn to create and present perfect dishes with flair and creativity, using fresh ingredients and complex cooking techniques.
This qualification gives those employed in senior chef positions a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities in professional kitchens across the hospitality sector. You will plan, prepare and present a range of larder, meat, poultry and fish dishes and menus designed for professional restaurant contexts.
Get hands on experience and learn specialised and innovative culinary techniques to give you a competitive edge in this three-year programme. Business modelling, brand development and marketing strategies will also be a feature of your studies.