This course provides training in the proper safety procedures, regulations, food safety and sanitation procedures for working in a commercial kitchen. Trainees will use a variety of preparation, cooking and finishing methods in the production of a variety of flour-based products, stocks, soups, sauces, meat and poultry dishes, fish dishes, rice and pasta dishes, appetizers and salads, breakfast items and desserts. Trainees will also learn to plan and prepare simple meals for different occasions showing an understanding of the fundamentals of nutrition and the importance of a balanced diet and following recipes using the stipulated weights, measures and procedures.

The graduate of this course can either work in a food establishment as a salaried employee, or start a small business.

CVQ Commercial Food Preparation (Cookery) Level 1  no pre-requisite Applicants must note that the nature of the industry requires a commitment to working early mornings, late evenings, weekends and public holidays.

YTEPP Head Office
#1 Mulchan Seuchan Rd.
Endeavour, Chaguanas
Phone: 672-5411 – 1206 ext 2352

YTEPP South Regional Office
# 65 Cipero Street
San Fernando
Phone: 657-9662
653-3284
653-6230

YTEPP Waterloo Campus
Waterloo Rd. Waterloo
Phone: 673-2659 – 4130 – 2085

YTEPP Tobago Regional Office
#2 Hamilton Street
Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 635-0828 ext 3300, 3301
635-1872 – 7383

YTEPP North Regional Office
Label Boulevard
New Trincity Industrial Estate Trincity
Phone: 640-2234 – 6408 – 2708 ext 241

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