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Catering Courses

If your goal is to perfect your hobby for Culinary Arts or to start a lucrative career as an Hospitality Chef, Pastry chef, A baker or Events Caterer, We offer various recreational and professional courses in Culinary and Confectionery Arts. We also offer career counselling to help candidate select which course best suits their desire. Below are list of courses we offered:

 

1) Certificate in  Catering & Culinary Arts  -  18 weeks     
This course is designed to teach amateur cooks the skills required to cook to a professional standard. At the end of the course, you will have the skills needed to start a career as a chef in a professional kitchen, launch your own catering business, or simply enjoy the life skills as an accomplished cook.  The course offers theoretical and practical Catering, baking and confectionery skills

 

      COURSE CONTENT

  • Food safety
  • Kitchen Hygiene
  • Food preparation methods
  • knife  handling skills:  Butchery  and Fish filleting techniques-
  • Meat, Poultry, and Game
  • Vegetable preparation
  • Fruit preparation
  • Prepare and cook starch 
  • Cooking Techniques
  • Cook Freeze, Food preservation
  • Cake Making and Decorating / Desserts
  • Pastries
  • Canapes – Small-chops
  • Biscuits and Cookies
  • Bread making
  • Soup,  Sauces and Nigerian Dishes
  • Continental Dishes
  • Breakfast meal (Nigerian and Continental breakfast)
  • Plating and Presentation skills
  • Meal planning
  • Buffet setting
  •  Table setting
  •  Kitchen management
  • Kitchen interiors   
  • Entrepreneurship Class.   

Upon completion of this course, outstanding students are posted for employment,
Industrial Training /Internship (optional)

 

2) CHEF COURSE  - 12 weeks


This course offers theoretical and practical Catering and skills. Its targetted towards those who want to set up their events catering business or restaurants. It covers fundamental aspects of events /social catering. This includes staters, canapes, Nigerian and Continental Dishes, Catering Business class etc

   
3) Baking and Decorating Course   -     6 weeks 

 


A)   PREPARE AND  BAKE BISCUITS /COOKIES

  • Making Biscuits/ cookies - Methods: rubbing-in, melting, creaming 
  • Biscuit Recipes, measurement, preparation, Shaping, cutting, Piping, moulding

B)     CAKE MAKING  AND DECORATING

  • Baking Science
  • Baking ingredients and their functions in baking
  • Baking methods- creaming, whisking, folding, melting
  • Measurements, Equipments, ingredients, shapes, containers
  • Baking Terminologies
  • CAKE Making - Cake recipes, preparation and Baking
  • Cake and Biscuits Gifting and  Presentation methods
  • Cake Decorating - Basic Icing recipes - Butter, Fondant, Royal, Fillings
  • Cake Decorating Techniques- Weddings, kids cake, novelty cakes, etc
  • Storage and preservation of bakes, Common Baking Problems and solutions
  • Entrepreneurship  Class etc

 

 

4)  Professional Certificate in Baking, Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft  - 12 weeks
A)    This course includes Baking and Decorating course (see content in '2' above)
B)     Advance Cake Decorating Techniques - Sugarcraft.  Create life like situations on cakes!

  •  Sugar Fabrics
  • Sugar flowers
  • Molding sugar fruits
  •  Stencilling logo  on cake
  • Air Brushing/ Cake painting
  • Traditional Couture Cakes- Baskets, Palm-wine gourd, Engagement boxes, designer
  • Extension and string works etc.

           

5) Pastry Chef / Confectionery Course   -  12weeks 

  • Pastries
  • Sandwiches
  • Pizza 
  • Bread Baking
  • Desserts
  • Small-chops-Grills, barbeque, puffs, prawns, samosa, springrolls, Gizdodo, costing + BIZ

6) LITTLE CHEF SUMMER CLASS
This is targeted towards kids and it takes place once a year during summer. Kids aged 10 -15 years. The curriculum covers:
Basic hygiene, kitchen safety, dinning etiquette, social etiquette, 
Practical classes on Nigerian dishes, pasties, cookies, cup cakes.
Fashion classes on bead making, head tie, tie knotting etc

 

7)   Single / Recreational Courses:


▪    Fruit sculpturing & calving     -            5 days

  • Pastries, Bread and sharwarma      -  6 days            
  • Small- chops                                  -  6 days
  • Desserts                                           - 6 days
  • Juice and Cocktails                          -   2 days
  • Continental Dishes                          -  6 days 
  • Soups and Nigerian Dishes              -   10 days
  • Baking course (cakes & Biscuits)     -   8 days   
  • Cake Decorating Course                  -  9 days   
  • Advance Sugarcraft Course             -  12 days


Course Fees: please call or visit the school administrator.

Yaba:   08185479704, 08033034388,

email: enquiries@prettydreamsng.com