During Professional Cook 1 training, you'll gain the basic knowledge needed for a career in food preparation. Learn safety and sanitary standards, production procedures, menu planning, and the ordering and inventory of supplies. Gain knowledge of ingredients and nutritional properties, and how to prepare stocks, soups, sauces, vegetables, fruit, potatoes, pastas and farinaceous products. You'll learn to prepare dressings, salads, sandwiches, egg dishes and breakfast cookery, dairy products and cheeses, principles of baking, pastries, desserts, quick breads, cookies, yeast products and beverages. You'll also learn how to cut, process, and prepare meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.
- Admission to the Culinary Arts Program
For course schedule information visit our timetable. Note: course registration is open to students accepted into an NIC program. If you have questions, please call 1-800-715-0914.