Course ID : 417089

Professional Cookery (Level 5)

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This course allows learners to develop practical culinary skills with an understanding of nutrition, food science and food hygiene. The course includes active menu planning and food service in our restaurant. Students also can obtain training in food hygiene and barista skills. As Kinsale is the ‘Gourmet Capital of Ireland’ this course is well situated to obtain the best work experience placements. The Good Food Circle in Kinsale is committed to providing a rich source of varied work experience for the students of this programme. The course benefits from an on-site kitchen garden producing organic fruit and vegetables. Kinsale Campus also boasts a restaurant for the exclusive purpose of training students. During the year students have the chance to participate in the successful Kinsale Gourmet Festival; students enjoy guest speakers and demonstrations, field trips to various businesses and participating in the Kinsale Food Market. Students have access to the market garden, two poly-tunnels and the college site for growing herbs, vegetables, fruit, nuts, and flowers. Graduates from this course can readily access the labor market or advance to further studies both nationally and internationally. This course is a course that will prepare the students for a professional kitchen environment.


Kinsale Campus


Tourism Hospitality and Food

Contact Details

Further Education and Training – Higher Education Route:
Email: kinsalecampus@corketb.ie

Tel: +353 21 4772275


Kinsale Campus- Cork College of FET, Bandon Road, County Cork, Ireland

P17 NN67