Participants that complete the Culinary Upskilling Short Course will receive a Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand certificate *The certificate is not NZQA accredited.
Date: Wednesday 26th August - Sunday 31st August 2020
Time: 11:30 am - 6 pm
Location: Level 2, 52 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Requirements: Safety shoes (closed toe shoes)
Course Includes: All ingredients, aprons and tea towels will be provided. All cooking equipment, teaching resources and recipe books are provided in our practical kitchen for your use. Tea/Coffee and snacks are provided during the break, however we recommend bringing your own lunch.
Course Details: Our Master Chef will conduct a 3-hour demonstration of the following techniques and recipes in the cuisine/pâtisserie lecture theatre, followed by a 30-minute break, and a 3-hour practical class in the cuisine/pâtisserie kitchen:
Day one - Sous vide meat class
- Duck confit cooked sous vide with sous vide baby beetroot, celeriac puree and creamy polenta, port wine sauce (prep and finish next day).
- Roast Rack of lamb with olive crust, potatoes mille-feuille, caillette provençale, condiments, baby carrots and thyme sauce.
- Sous vide
- curing for confit
- Reheating and cooking temperatures
- Layering potatoes
- Use of syphon
- Pasta dough
- Potato gnocchi
- Risotto Verde
- Pasta dough
- Langoustine or crayfish bucatini timbale with truffle emulsion sauce.
- Blue cod in a crust of bread, capsicum, capers and preserved lemon, potatoes gnocchi and broad beans.
- Fish filleting
- Bisque sauce
- Canapés club sandwich style
- Canapés Green New Zealand mussel escabeche
- Canapés Spherification tomato basil with basil oil
- Sago chips squid ink
- Soft gel kalamansi or yuzu
- Kadaif of langoustine
- Vegan Chocolate Tart, Plated dessert, Celebration cake, Petit four
- Vegan pâte sucre chocolate
- Vegan praline crunch with cocoa crumbs and caramelised hazelnut nibs
- Vegan chocolate sponge
- Vegan mandarin jelly/fluid gel
- Vegan chocolate cremeux
- Vegan chocolate glaze
- Golden caramelised hazelnut nugget
- Chocolate garnish
- Sweet Dough
- Crunch, Sponge