Learn the foundation cookery skills to begin your culinary career and give you confidence in a professional kitchen. Have fun learning these fundamental techniques!
Begin your culinary career, and fire up your cookery passion.
This programme forms the first semester of the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Advanced Level 4. Confidence in the kitchen can open doors for you locally and globally.
Please contact us directly to see if you are eligible. Call 09 377 7961
We provide an education drawing on the French culinary tradition. This provides the foundation for many other cuisines.
- Braised onion tart with mesclun salad
- Seared beef sirloin with parsley butter
- Gazpacho with garlic croutons
- Eggs Benedict with crispy bacon
- Chocolate brownie
- Pan-seared snapper with roast red pepper salsa
- Thai rice pudding with coconut and lemongrass
You will learn about food safety in a commercial kitchen and complete unit standards-based certification.
You will learn essential knife skills to ensure safe and efficient equipment use, providing skills you will use for the duration of your career.
Graduates will be able to work as junior chefs in cafés, restaurants, catering, bars, clubs, resorts and hotels. Due to the highly practical nature of this course, NZSFW graduates are attractive to prospective employees.
PATHWAYS TO FURTHER STUDY
We recommend that students complete the second semester and gain the Certificate in Cookery (Advanced)
Our success stories
Former NZSFW Cookery Student Phoenix shares his passion for food, and how his study is shaping his restaurant career.
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