As part of our aim to encourage people to eat a healthier diet we offer a number of healthy cooking classes and nutrition courses.
Basic Healthy cooking classes
This course adopts a supported self-help approach aimed at people who have expereince of cooking and would like a challenge or to gain new ideas. The course consists of six two hour sessions we ask for a donation of £3.50 per session towards the costs of the ingredients. All who attend the course will be offered the opportunity to attend a CIEH accredited Food Safety course free of charge.
Healthy Cooking Demonstrations
We offer healthy cooking demonstrations to small groups of all ages to raise awareness of healthy eating and to encourage people to get involved in cooking from scratch and not to rely on ready meals. The demonstrations will enable participants to share ideas and learn new recipes and to taste foods they may not have tried before.
CIEH Food Safety Training
Introductory (Level 1) Award in Food Safety - training is important because it develops an awareness of key food safety issues and provides employees with an induction of food hygiene, prior to undertaking level 2 Award in Food Safety. The course provides essential tips and guidance into preparing and cooking food safely in the home.
Foundation (Level 2) Award in Food Safety in Catering - training is aimed at anyone working in a catering setting where food is prepared, handled and cooked. The training is important because everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat. This will be achieved through learning the importance of food safety, gaining knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved, understanding how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling) and having the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality foood to the customer.
For further information and costs for any of the courses please contact Malcolm Bannon Tel 0151 291 8029/8010