Basic Cooking Skills Program - Entry Level Certificate Program

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Number: 212XCHI53301

Dates:February 15-25, 2021 Other Dates

Meets: M, Tu, W and Th from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: CHI 112

Cost: $825.00

Students learn basic culinary techniques and create meals without relying on a recipe. This two-week, hands-on experience is for a student who is not familiar with a commercial kitchen and has minimal experience preparing and cooking dishes. This program is modeled after a program offered at the Culinary Institute of the Carolinas to train line cooks to prepare scratch made meals at Greenville County's Food and Nutrition Services.


Cost includes all supplies and uniform for the class. Students must supply black oil and water resistant slip-proof shoes. No visible jewelry worn in kitchens. What to expect Learn basic cooking principles, including but not limited to the following: Orientation is required prior to the class start and will include a pretest to review current knowledge. 8-Day program, Tuesday - Friday the first week due to the holiday, and Monday - Thursday week 2. Class is 5 hours in the kitchen per day 2 hours per day in the classroom learning life skills and ServSafe Food Handler Sanitation Week 1 Tuesday Knife skills, equipment identification, identification and understanding of herbs and spices, developing a flavor profile Wednesday A variety of basics sauces and stocks Thursday Soups and vegetable cookery, experiments with vegetable pigments Friday Potatoes, grains and pasta Week 2 Monday Salads, dressings and emulsifications Tuesday Dry heat cooking methods: sauté, deep fry, pan fry, roast, and grill Wednesday Moist heat cooking methods: braising, stewing, boiling, steaming, hot and cold smoking Thursday Post-test and demonstration to verify acquired knowledge and skills
Fee: $825.00

CHI 112

Truist Culinary & Hospitality Innovation Center 112 Greenville Technical College 556 Perry Ave. Suite B114 Greenville SC 29611
Date Day Time Location
02/15/2021Monday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/16/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/17/2021Wednesday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/18/2021Thursday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/22/2021Monday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/23/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/24/2021Wednesday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112
02/25/2021Thursday8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CHI 112