Gap Year / Life Skills

Did you know that you are going to eat more than 50,000 meals in your life? So it’s worth knowing how to cook well and make every meal a pleasure, whether it is simple or challenging. To be able to source great ingredients, cook fabulous food and do it with confidence and minimal hassle is a skill for life.

The week long Elements of Cooking Course is ideal for acquiring the essential basic skills before leaving home or heading off to university.

The one month Foundation Course is a great way to develop more detailed knowledge to be used on a working Gap Year or if you are embarking on a career break and you want to expand your repertoire, this is an investment that will reap huge rewards through the pleasure that you will be able to give to others, as well as yourself.



In addition to learning the vital skills, you will also be given specific advice on:

  • Planning and sourcing ingredients
  • Entertaining while still enjoying the party
  • Using left overs
  • Working with dietary requirements and food allergies
  • Budgeting
  • Childrens meals
  • Wine tasting

To find out more about our cookery courses, click below:
The Foundation Cookery Course
The Elements of Cooking Course