ENTRY LEVEL COOK TRAINING
Are you wanting to work in a professional kitchen? We are looking for individuals to take part in this 12-week program. Participants will learn basic kitchen skills, portions, timelines, learn to prepare meals for large groups, practice front of house skills and take part in a 4-week internship.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques in basic cookery, including cold kitchen, hot kitchen, and short order.
KITCHEN TRAINING (8 WEEKS)
The participants spend 8 weeks in kitchen training learning from the course textbook with two local chefs as their instructors. Emphasis is placed on following a recipe, measurements and conversions, common kitchen terminology, knife cuts, safe food/equipment handling, and basic cooking techniques. Participants will also take part in certifications for:
- First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
- Food Safety Training
- PEI BEST Service Excellence
WORK PLACEMENT (4 WEEKS)
Participants will spend 4 weeks working in the industry at local establishments to gain experience and practice their skills in a real-life kitchen setting.
For more information and questions/concerns, please contact Alex MacKenzie, Industry HR Coordinator, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 902-566-5008
Funded by the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.