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Food Production and Cooking - Level 2

Start Date: 5th September 2022

Newcastle College Hospitality 4
  • Length 1 year
  • Study Part-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

NVQ 2 Diploma in Food Production and Cooking CGLI

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More about the course

Do you dream of being a chef? This part-time Food Production and Cooking course will have you 'cooking on gas' towards a career in the catering and hospitality sector.

Under our experienced chefs, you will learn the basics of preparing, cooking and finishing basic dishes, desserts, soups and sauces.

You'll learn in our professional standard kitchens where you can get to grips with industry equipment and develop your knowledge in food health and safety practises.

Trips to the Fish Quay, Butchers and Farms ,where you will hear from industry experts and receive masterclasses, will form part of this exciting, practical course.

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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.

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Median Salary

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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.

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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.

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What can I do with a qualification in Hospitality

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