Course Date: 6 & 7 May 2017
Course Location: Level 2, 52 Cuba street, Te Aro, Wellington
Course Length: 16 hours (one weekend), plus emailed feedback on written work.
Course Includes: Restaurant outing on the Saturday of the course, LCB Bag, LCB Course book, Handouts available at both classes, Certificate of Participation upon completion
Let Dominion Post restaurant critic, Cuisine writer and author David Burton introduce you to the craft of food writing on an intensive weekend course. Explore a different facet of culinary arts through writing. Join David on a journey of discovery to learn new skills in the art of writing about food from many aspects – whether you want to transform your food blog from a series of photo captions into proper journalistic features, compile your own cookbook, write food and travel features or review restaurants like a professional, come and join us. The Saturday session ends with dinner at a local restaurant where participants have a chance to practice their reviewing skills in a convivial atmosphere with other course participants. After the course, David will provide feedback via email on all written material.
The course covers the following:
- The craft of recipe writing
- Transforming food blogs into features
- Food & travel features
- Recipe books and food memoirs
- Restaurant reviews
David's Biography can be found on our Lecturer page.