Take your culinary skills to the next level with 4 intense days in the NAIT kitchens. Daily lessons will build on kitchen basics, teaching advanced recipes and new skills and procedures for preparation of meats, vegetables and sauces. The Gourmet Boot camp will require students to tap into their creative side and come ready to play! Your experience and comfort in the kitchen will be an asset when you’re asked to put your skills to test with a final day, black box competition.
Students enrolling in Gourmet Boot Camp should be able to:
Slice, dice and chop. Having excellent Knife skills is necessary so that daily time lines can be kept. Comfortably prepare the 5 Mother Sauces. Identify doneness factors in dry and moist heat cooking. Practice excellent safety and sanitation habits in the kitchen.
The course runs over a total of 36 hours, splitting each day into intensive and fun 8 hour sessions.
Prerequisite: You must be at least 18 years of age, as alcohol may be involved.