Young Bakers Academy
The Young Bakers Academy is supported and administered by University College Birmingham. It is run over a 7 week period on the following dates: 21st September 2019 and 1st February 2020.
Students are taught how to prepare and cook a range of bread products, morning goods and pastries. At the end of the course (the final Saturday), the students prepare afternoon tea for parents and invited guests and also receive a certificate. Uniforms are provided, but we ask all students to wear suitable shoes – i.e. rubber soled shoes with a good grip.
A payment of £12 is required. This will be collected on the first day during enrolment. The payment covers the cost of ingredients that the students will bake and take home each week.
Young Chefs Academy
The Young Chefs Academy is sponsored by the Savoy Educational Trust and The British Culinary Federation and administered by University College Birmingham.
The course is run over a 7 week period on the following dates: 21st September 2019 and 1st February 2020 and 9th May 2020. Students are taught how to prepare and cook a range of starters, main courses, sweets and puddings. At the end of the course (the final Saturday), the students prepare a presentation lunch for parents and invited guests and certificates will be awarded to the completing students. Uniforms and knives are provided, but all students must wear suitable shoes – i.e. rubber soled shoes with a good grip.
A payment of £12 is required. This will be collected on the first day during enrolment. This will cover the cost of ingredients that the students will cook and take home each week.
Please note: the course is aimed at students in years 10 and 11 only.
Young Waiters Academy
The Young Waiters Academy is for students aged 14-15 who wish to gain a first-hand experience of what it’s like to work within the hospitality profession.
This academy is the first of its kind in the country and is sponsored by the Savoy Educational Trust. It consists of a free 7 week course aimed at Year 10 and 11 pupils that is run for three hours on a Saturday, designed to boost young peoples’ confidence and introduce them to the range of rewarding careers in the food and drinks industry.
The students are taught the art of service, which includes laying tables and preparing a restaurant for customers, serving a variety food and drink, preparing salads, carving meat and sampling a range of dishes in order to be able to describe them to customers. They also take a turn behind the bar to try their hand at creating mocktails and cooking flambé dishes.
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