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Level: 0

Location: Ilkeston

Years: 1

Weeks: 2

Hours: 3.00

Start: 05/11/2019

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Want to save money yet still make nutritious and tasty meals?

If so, come along to our sessions where our qualified chef will help you with menu planning on a budget to feed the family.


Entry requirements


Course Content

The first week will involve planning meals and costing these on a budget.

The second week will be held at The Roundhouse and involves cooking a nutritious main course and dessert.

The only expense to yourself will be your transport to Derby in the second week.

How will I be assessed?


Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You need containers to take your prepared food home.

Closed-in shoes should be worn while you are learning at the Roundhouse.

What can I do after this course?

You could consider our 12-week cookery course. 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Ilkeston Campus

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Jack Bowler

Jack Bowler

Foundation degree puts more choices on menu for catering student Jack

Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.

He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.

"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."

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