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Aspiring Young Cooks - 8 - 12 Years Old Course One

When:

Tue 3 Oct 2017, 9:00am–1:30pm
Wed 4 Oct 2017, 9:00am–1:30pm

Where: Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Course fee including ingredients: $125.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: SelwynComed

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This course is designed to offer young students the opportunity to learn cooking skills in a fun and safe environment for children aged 8 - 12 years.

The series is designed with a part 1 course, a part 2 course (as a follow on to part 1) and Aspiring Young Bakers as a third option. These options are offered at various times during 2017 school holidays.

2017 dates:
- Aspiring Young Bakers 5 October 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course One 18 April 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course Two 26 April 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course One 11 July 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course Two 18 July 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course One 3 October 2017
- Aspiring Young Cooks Course Two 10 October 2017

The focus will be on cooking healthy meals that appeal to the young palate are associated with eating out and treats. The first dish will be enjoyed as morning tea. The students will then prepare, serve and enjoy the main dish and accompaniments for lunch.

Course outline:
- Kitchen and Food Safety
- Reading Recipes
- Measuring Ingredients
- Preparation and Basic Knife Skill
- Basic Food Science and Nutrition Relating to Dishes
- Serving Food
- Cleaning Up After Cooking

On the first day, students will cook healthy hot cakes, macaroni cheese and roast vegetable combo. On the second days, filled French toast, chicken schnitzel and tabouli salad.

Places are limited to 12 children per course.

Cost of ingredients is included in the course fee. Students should bring the following (preferably labelled) equipment:
- Two tea towels
- Apron
- Vegetable paring knife
- Cook's knife
- Containers /bags for leftovers
- Knives should be sharp to avoid cuts and accidents

Please notify the office by email of any food allergies and intolerances when booking for the course: info@selwyncomed.school.nz. If you have any queries, please telephone the office on 5219623.

Our mission is to provide quality affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities for our community.

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