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FdA Culinary Arts

Start Date: 13th September 2021

Newcastle College Hospitality 2
  • Length 4 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Culinary Arts (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

If you are an aspiring chef or looking to pursue a career in hospitality management or food development, this culinary arts degree will help you get there. 

Building on your existing cookery skills, you will develop advanced culinary knowledge and techniques, as well as the skills needed to market and manage a range of food businesses. 

Explore gastronomy and innovation in food, the latest food trends and expand your understanding of issues including dietary requirements, menu planning and managing finances.  

This degree was developed with the support of local chefs, including Norman Bradford and Kyle Greenwood, and you will learn from tutors with experience working in Michelin star environments. 

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What can I do with a qualification in Hospitality?

Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

Median Salary

£19,658 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

Median Salary

£20,085 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

Median Salary

£18,523 View more

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