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  • Chef Training opportunities - CULINARY NUTRITION & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Dear Chefs & Employers

    Due to cancellation we have space available on each of these exciting modules in IT Tallaght with immediate start. 

    Full info on the courses can be found below. 

    Place will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. You will need to pay a €100 deposit to secure your place on the course. 

    In order to book, please email info@chefnetwork.ie providing:

    Full Name:

    Place of Work & Work Address:

    Job Title/Position:

    Then, call our office on 01 8460020 immediately to provide credit card payment to secure your place on the course.

    Please note – this deposit payment will be refunded once you are fully registered and full course payment is made. Therefore, you can arrange for your employer to pay the course fees directly where applicable. Full fees due prior to commencement.

    NOTE: Class 1 has taken place. But students commencing on Wed 31st Jan will be updated on content covered and course work. 

    Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

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    COURSE TITLE: CULINARY NUTRITION

    DETAILS: 5 Credit Module – QQI Level 6

    DESCRIPTION:

    This module will provide the learner with the ability to apply with confidence, their nutrition and culinary knowledge, to the design, development and marketing of innovative recipes and menus that meet the needs of health conscious customers.

    Content to include: Influence of eating habits on the diet; Health and wellness food trends ;Culinary Techniques for Health and Wellness; Recipes and menus for health and wellness;• Marketing dishes and menus for health and wellness

     

    Pre-requisite: Culinary knowledge and skills; Basic nutrition knowledge (food nutrients and special diets)

     

    DURATION:    One Semester                    

    CONTACT HOURS:  4 hours ( 1 hour theory, 3 hours practical- Times TBC, provisionally Wed 12-1, Wed2-5pm)

    LOCATION: IT TALLAGHT CAMPUS

    START DATE: Wednesday 24th January

    END DATE: Wednesday 25th April

    ASSESSMENT: 100% Continuous Assessment ( projects, showcase, reflective diary )

     

    FEES: Fees are subsidised by the Chef Network Skillnet for eligible members (Chefs who are Business owners/Sole Traders or Employees)

    Subsidised Course Fee: €315 – This fee includes Exam fee & Certification

    Booking & payment through Chef Network www.chefnetwork.ie

     

    Further info at http://courses.it-tallaght.ie/index.cfm/page/module/moduleId/2894

     

     

    COURSE TITLE: FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    DETAILS: Practical Module only - 5 Credit Module

    DESCRIPTION:

    In  semester 1, students currently on this programme studied the theory of product development. This current semester ( January 2018- April 2018) looks at the practical practical procedures associated with food product development  where students will have to  develop, test, produce and package and showcase an innovative food product of their design.

     

    DURATION:              One Semester                          

    CONTACT HOURS:  4 hours practical (times TBC provisionally Wednesday 8am-12pm)

    LOCATION: IT TALLAGHT CAMPUS

    START DATE: Wednesday 24th January

    END DATE: Wednesday 25th April

     

    Suggested prior knowledge: (though not essential) applied culinary science

     

    FEES: Fees are subsidised by the Chef Network Skillnet for eligible members (Chefs who are Business owners/Sole Traders or Employees)

    Subsidised Course Fee: €205 – This fee is for the module only. No exam/certification applies.

    Booking & payment through www.chefnetwork.ie

     

    Further info at http://courses.it-tallaght.ie/index.cfm/page/module/moduleId/2851



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    Ruth Hegarty
    Head of Community
    Chef Network
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