Back to Basics - The Fundamentals

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This is a hands on learning course, taking place 1 day a week for two weeks.

During the course you will learn:

Essential Knife Skills—Our chef will teach you advanced techniques for slicing and cutting like a professional including  how to maintain your knives.  

Cooking Methods—frying, grilling, steaming, baking, bain marie, sautéing and more.

Cooking preparation and sequence. knowing each utensil and the best equipment for every food preparation.

Our experts will teach you how to cook the perfect:

Eggs—different styles including the chefs method of poaching

Pasta—the perfect al dente pasta every time

Rice— fluffy beautiful rice every time

Steak—how to cook it to everyone's liking

Fish— crispy skinned and perfectly moist

Sauces & Seasoning—How to create sauces for pasta and steak from scratch, and the best use of seasoning

Baking - the perfect chocolate cake & The best brownies you have ever tasted

Plating Up—The positioning on the plate. The tricks to give your meal the WOW factor.

Cooking Well—Is what this class is all about.

You will be in foodie heaven when you come to Patersons Cooking School.

Great cooking is not just about recipes, it's about technique!

We will inspire you to create dish after dish from countries all over the world, and teach you skills to make you a culinary star.

Located close to the beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia

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  • Classes
  • European
  • Americas
  • High
  • Multiple full days

Why will you love it?

  • You will learn technical skills and how to use specific cooking methods
  • Then you will learn to prepare some essential foods in the kitchen
  • A well rounded and helpful course

What will you learn?

  • Essential Knife Skills
  • Cooking Methods—frying, grilling, steaming, baking, bain marie, sautéing and more.
  • How to cook the perfect:
 Eggs—different styles including the chefs method of poaching
 Pasta—the perfect al dente pasta every time
 Rice— fluffy beautiful rice every time
 Steak—how to cook it to everyone's liking
 Fish— crispy skinned and perfectly moist

  • As well as:
 Sauces & Seasoning—How to create sauces for pasta and steak from scratch, and the best use of seasoning
 Baking - the perfect chocolate cake & The best brownies you have ever tasted
 Plating Up—The positioning on the plate. The tricks to give your meal the WOW factor.

What will you get?

  • The chance to use the "tools of the trade" in an environment to rival any top restaurant or cooking show, set up with your learning and entertainment in mind.
  • You will receive a hard copy of all the recipes, that will allow you to recreate the dishes for your friends and family.

What do you need to know?

* Please ensure that you are wearing enclosed shoes, and long hair tied back please.  

Contact the provider to secure the days you would like to book in.