Introduction to the fundamentals of French Cuisine

Introduction to the fundamentals of French Cuisine



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Course overview

The “Introduction to the Fundamentals” programs are designed specifically for food enthusiasts, aspiring entrepreneurs or professionals seeking to discover the fundamentals of French Gastronomy. Through these highly immersive and practical programs, participants will acquire the fundamentals of professional techniques, understand the working environment of a professional kitchen and master the most iconic recipes of French Gastronomy.

What you will learn

These programs are taught directly in English with a maximum of 10 participants allowing for one-on-one instruction and support. ★ Objectives - Acquire the basic professional techniques of French cuisine - Understand the working environment of a professional kitchen - Produce and present dishes from starter to main ★ Contents - Running a work station with respect for health and safety rules - Use of professional vocabulary and technical sheets - Understanding of material and equipment for: - preparation: knives, blender, cutter, crockery, mandolin - cooking: oven, salamander grill, range cooker - storage and preservation: positive and negative cold rooms, stockrooms - Mastery of techniques for: - preliminary preparation: peeling, chopping, carving - slow and fast cooking: braising, stewing, poaching, grilling, roasting, frying, sautéeing, steaming - production of sauces by decoction, infusion, fusion, liaison and emulsion - plating and presentation - Understanding quality and purchase criteria: dairy and eggs, fish, meat, fruit, vegetables, spices, condiments etc. ★ Teaching Methods - Demonstrations of professional skills - Hands-on practice: students make all products themselves - Applied technology training

Course details

Who is the course for?

Course for english speaking professionals, food enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, who strive to learn more about the fundamentals of French Gastronomy. French isn't necessary to attend this course, but it is recommended, especially for daily life in Paris.