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July 2019

Authentic Indian

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 5 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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Essential Skills

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£159.00 10 tickets left
Students on essential skills course

Course Programme A fun and informative course, designed specifically to build kitchen confidence and develop essential cookery skills. This comprehensive 1 day experience is ideal for beginners and those possibly lacking in confidence.  It's also a good match for those in need of inspiration or if you're simply looking to develop cookery as a life skill, for greater independence and enjoyment. If you are passionate about learning new skills and have a limited repertoire then this is a brilliant place to start. This…

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Vegan & Raw

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165.00 10 tickets left

  Course Programme This course is dedicated to a plant-based menu and follows the momentum for clean eating and the inclusion of superfoods into our diets. This course is all about simple and modern recipes with a nod toward sustainability and raw food. Take a look... With plenty of tuition and guidance along the way from Mark (1 Michelin Star), why not try your hand at some of our signature vegan recipes... Skills Covered Raw food recipes Balancing flavours and textures…

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Knife Skills

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£79.00 12 tickets left
Chef chopping chives on a board

Course Programme Master the rudimentary and essential skills of knife maintenance and safety before learning how the professionals slice, dice and finely chop with such ease and without looking! During this 3 hour course, you'll learn which knives are recommended for which kitchen tasks and work through a variety of practical activities to develop and hone your skills. By observing the correct and various cutting techniques first hand, you'll be able to develop skill and speed in your cooking. You'll start by practicing on…

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August 2019

Patisserie Masterclass

August 5 @ 9:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£775.00 8 tickets left

Our dedicated patisserie course is entirely inspired by the burgeoning trend for patisserie and an increasing appetite to create and bake at every level. This 5 day programme is an introduction to a selection of popular fine pastry techniques through a series of step-by-step and 1-2-1 tutorials. Suitable as a bite-size developmental course for industry professionals who have a gap in their knowledge and want to upskill quickly but also for enthusiastic and competent home bakers who wants to take…

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Teen Cookery (August)

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£99. 7 tickets left

Course Programme This is a brand new course for teenagers held at WhitePepper HQ; following the success our our children's cookery school between 2010-2014 and also the recent launch of WhitePepper Chef Academy in independent schools (Academy in Schools). If you are aged 12 plus years and want to develop your culinary repertoire and experience the cookery quality from WhitePepper, then join this discounted 'teen cook' course today - only 2 dates available for 2019! What's Included From 09:30. Pick…

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Chef Skills

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165.00 8 tickets left

Course Programme An inspirational and challenging cookery course which focuses on 'chef skills', working alongside Mark (1 Michelin Star), ideal for those cooks who already have a good skill-base. This day course focuses on no less than 20 key areas to help refine culinary skills.  Students will also understand the provenance of the ingredients, including source, storage/hanging times and preparation such as filleting and butchery. Skills Covered Advanced soups Foams Filleting Pickling vegetables Butchery Using a meat probe Refining dishes Advanced desserts Working with…

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September 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

September 2 @ 9:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 3 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

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Italian

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175 Sold out

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

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French Patisserie

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 11 tickets left
Selection of fresh French patisserie

Course Programme An insight into the art of French pastry. This challenging but achievable course will help develop a fine hand, patience and knowledge. Here we show you classical methods which will later allow you the freedom to develop your own ideas, styles and flair. Join us for this wonderful and rewarding experience to produce your very own box of beautiful patisserie, from scratch. Skills Covered Classical pastry techniques Fillings and glazes Piping skills Organisational skills Baking and finishing Professional decoration Types…

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Beside the Sea

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 7 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish. Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning, skinning, picking, shucking, scoring and trimming. We'll show you the techniques so that you can confidently cook from start to finish those dishes you've always admired. Our proximity to the Jurassic coast and relationships with the fishermen/merchants means that we're offered the wet fish before the London markets - at it's very freshest, normally within 24 hours of the catch. Do you know 'what…

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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

September 23 @ 9:30 am - October 18 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180.00 4 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! Also known as Professional Cookery Certificate Level 3, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here > The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is an intermediate level four-week programme for those with a serious interest in good food. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as provenance trips. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper…

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Authentic Indian

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 7 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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October 2019

Bread at Bere Farm

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165.00 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular bread making course is held in the former commercial bakery at Bere Farm, now the training kitchen for WhitePepper Chef Academy and Cookery School. It dispels any myths surrounding the use of dried, fresh and wild yeasts with a thoroughly comprehensive hands-on workshop for each student. Five different breads are covered with dozens of loaves baked through the day and a bonus recipe to try at home. Skills Covered: Working with yeasts (dried, fresh, wild) Making,…

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Day Boat Fish

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 11 tickets left

  Course Programme Day Boat Fish is a hands on cookery course with former Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day identifying fresh fish and preparing and cooking. Everything is local and sustainable from the Dorset and Devon coast. You will discover a great variety of techniques and skills and create lively dishes that are beautifully nutritious. There's always an appropriate nod to current trends. The proximity we have to The Jurassic Coast equips us with the advantage of…

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Culinary Arts Gold Diploma, Level 4

October 21 @ 9:00 am - December 20 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 3 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training Also known as Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts Level 4, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality. You can access this 9 week advanced level culinary programme independently or combine with our other training to obtain an internationally recognised culinary Diploma at Level 4 (16 weeks). More information on that here > Those attending this 9 week programme typically have confidence and/or experience already. If you have ambitions to develop the attributes and…

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Vegan & Raw

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165.00 13 tickets left

  Course Programme This course is dedicated to a plant-based menu and follows the momentum for clean eating and the inclusion of superfoods into our diets. This course is all about simple and modern recipes with a nod toward sustainability and raw food. Take a look... With plenty of tuition and guidance along the way from Mark (1 Michelin Star), why not try your hand at some of our signature vegan recipes... Skills Covered Raw food recipes Balancing flavours and textures…

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November 2019

Authentic Indian

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 9 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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Food Business Start-up

November 4 @ 9:30 am - November 8 @ 4:30 pm
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester Dorset DT28PY United Kingdom
£485 9 tickets left

Unleash Your Business Potential Are you launch ready? Do you know how to test this? Get started now... Definition: A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline — usually music, but also painting, drama, any of the arts, or on any other occasion where skills are being developed. This is not just a programme for the academic minded. The subject of food is both technical and creative and our food business masterclass mirrors this pattern. Involving a blend of sound business theory with…

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French Patisserie

November 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 Sold out
Selection of fresh French patisserie

Course Programme An insight into the art of French pastry. This challenging but achievable course will help develop a fine hand, patience and knowledge. Here we show you classical methods which will later allow you the freedom to develop your own ideas, styles and flair. Join us for this wonderful and rewarding experience to produce your very own box of beautiful patisserie, from scratch. Skills Covered Classical pastry techniques Fillings and glazes Piping skills Organisational skills Baking and finishing Professional decoration Types…

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Dinner Party

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£79.00 9 tickets left

Join this hands-on evening course for an exciting three course dinner party, with top tips for presentation. Be inspired and find confidence in learning new skills under the expert instruction of the WhitePepper team. This course will help to keep you out of the kitchen when entertaining, allowing you more time with your guests. You'll complete a three course menu for two people which you can easily scale up for your entertaining needs. In addition we focus on hassle-free cooking techniques and help…

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Italian

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175. 10 tickets left

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

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Thai Cook

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165 12 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course has been designed specifically to avoid the more 'mainstream' recipes and unearth the authentic for those who want to immerse themselves in this popular cuisine. Learn to cook fragrant and healthy Thai food including snacks, soups, mains and a sweet pudding. We focus on the skills needed to match ingredients to create balance and maximum flavour. Once the preparation has been done the cookery can be relatively straight forward, making these recipes perfect for mid-week or…

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December 2019

Bake Christmas

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£159.00 8 tickets left
Christmas Gift Vouchers

Enjoy festive inspired baking with a modern Christmas twist. This Christmas themed one-day practical will have you creating scrumptious results for your loved ones. Our specialist course will pass on techniques for traditional, modern and advanced baking and decorating. As well as making edible gifts, this course is designed to be fun, informative and add to your seasonal baking repertoire. Skills Covered: Golden rules for baking Tip for getting ahead Baking festive biscuits (for the tree) Modern technique for Royal Icing Run-out technique…

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Feathered and Furred

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 12 tickets left
Pheasant head on chopping board

Course Programme Feathered and Furred has won the Best 1 Day Cookery Course at the UK & Ireland Cookery School Awards. Nick Wyke, Editor Times Food said: "This course is so thoughtfully crafted - even the name Feathered and Furred piques your interest and the course is gripping from start to finish. It comprises active forays in the Dorset countryside, hands-on acquisition of new skills back in the kitchen and is rounded off with a true field-to-fork meal." Tom Heap, BBC Countryfile said: “The day…

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January 2020

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

6th January 2020 @ 9:00 am - 24th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 9 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

27th January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 21st February 2020 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180.00 6 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! Also known as Professional Cookery Certificate Level 3, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here > The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is an intermediate level four-week programme for those with a serious interest in good food. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as provenance trips. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper…

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February 2020

Culinary Arts Gold Diploma, Level 4

24th February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 24th April 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 7 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training Also known as Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts Level 4, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality. You can access this 9 week advanced level culinary programme independently or combine with our other training to obtain an internationally recognised culinary Diploma at Level 4 (16 weeks). More information on that here > Those attending this 9 week programme typically have confidence and/or experience already. If you have ambitions to develop the attributes and…

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September 2020

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

1st September 2020 @ 9:00 am - 18th September 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 9 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

21st September 2020 @ 9:30 am - 16th October 2020 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180. 7 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! Also known as Professional Cookery Certificate Level 3, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here > The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is an intermediate level four-week programme for those with a serious interest in good food. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as provenance trips. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper…

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October 2020

Culinary Arts Gold Diploma, Level 4

19th October 2020 @ 9:00 am - 18th December 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 6 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training Also known as Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts Level 4, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality. You can access this 9 week advanced level culinary programme independently or combine with our other training to obtain an internationally recognised culinary Diploma at Level 4 (16 weeks). More information on that here > Those attending this 9 week programme typically have confidence and/or experience already. If you have ambitions to develop the attributes and…

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