Home Pro

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Course Description

The Part-time professional program ideal for full-time employed individuals. Morning & Evening classes available. The Home Pro Program is a 3-month program to help students who are holding full-time jobs or cannot participate in a full-time culinary education program, but who love the craft and are keen to pursue a culinary career.

Key features of the program are:

  • The program is delivered through 36-39 intensive classes, 3 times a week in the (twice in the evening (Sundays and Tuesdays) and once on the weekend (Saturdays)).
  • The condensed program is derived from the professional program and covers many of the same cooking techniques as covered in the full-time professional kitchen program.
  • Students pursuing this program are expected to practice whatever they learn in class at home to attain the same level of hands-on experience as the full-time professional program students.
  • The program focuses on teaching all the fundamental techniques for cooking and food handling and prepares students to become professional chefs suitable for entry-level positions (commis) in any restaurant kitchen globally.
  • The Home-Pro program leads up to a City & Guilds Level 2 Certification (additional fee). Students who complete this program are also eligible to receive a certification attested by the Govt. of Dubai’s KHDA upon passing the final assessment (additional fee).

The program covers the following areas:

Week 1 – Knife skills & emulsions
– Food safety & hygiene
Week 2 – Stocks & thickeners
– Food science
Week 3 – Vegetable & eggs
– Produce
Week 4 – Starches
– Mother sauces
Week 5 – Poultry
– Poultry production
Week 6 – Fish & shellfish
– Fishing & sea farming
Week 7 – Red meat
– Livestock
Week 8 – Baking
– Flour, yeast & bread making
Week 9 – Pastry
– Pastry techniques
Week 10 – Desserts
– Design & plating of desserts
Week 11 – 13 – Cuisines of the world