Cookery Leader Training

Cookery training courses for people who want to set up community food initiatives, social enterprises and social dining and cookery clubs.

Photograph - Robin van Creveld Cookery Training

We offer a variety of community cookery training courses and ongoing mentoring for people who want to set up and run food related initiatives which aim to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. Whether you are a teacher, community or youth worker, health professional, entrepreneur or social business, our cookery training will inspire, empower and motivate you!

We run our training courses in house and as an outreach service.

We currently offer the following cookery training options:

Cookery Leader Training

Comprehensive and participatory training for people wanting to teach cookery and run community cookery activities.

The training covers the following:

  • How to plan and deliver effective and successful cookery workshops and courses
  • Facilitation techniques for effective group work
  • Practical considerations including venue hire, setting up a kitchen and health and safety
  • Regulations and legal requirements
  • Marketing and fund raising

Feeding The Masses

Bulk cookery made simple. This training will help cookery leaders, community caterers and cooks to plan, prepare and share large amounts of good food.

The training covers the following:

  • Big pot cooking techniques
  • Menu planning & scaling up recipes
  • Kitchen set-up and equipment
  • Regulations and legal requirements
  • Storage, refrigeration and freezing

Food Enterprise Training

This training will help you to plan and develop a successful food business.

The training covers the following:

  • Concept and product development
  • Essential business planning, social enterprise and money management
  • Setting up a food premises
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Marketing and customer enguagemnt

All cookery training is tailored to the needs of the participants and is further supported by the Community Chef’s mentoring programme.

Please contact me for more information.