13/10/2021

New Bootcamp For NI's Next Generation Of Chefs

A new NI Chef Bootcamp has been announced offering budding chefs the opportunity to build a career in the hospitality industry.

The Bootcamp has been developed by Belfast Metropolitan College and local hospitality businesses and is fully funded by the Department for the Economy.
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Participants will gain practical skills and experience in food preparation and basic cookery, alongside achieving industry relevant qualifications in Food Safety and Food Allergen Awareness. With masterclasses from local chefs and first-hand insight into how a commercial kitchen operates, the NI Chef Bootcamp provides a starting point for those interested in a career as a chef.

The programme is open to anyone who is over 18 and eligible to work in Northern Ireland. Financial assistance is available to help with travel and childcare costs. Benefits, including universal credit will not be impacted by your participation in the course.

The course runs over 4 weeks, Monday – Friday, 9.30am to 2.30pm starting 1st November to 26th November at Belfast Met's e3 building, Springvale Campus.

To find out more, join the Taster Session on Friday 22 October from 11am-1pm in Belfast Met's e3 building, Springvale Campus to hear more about the programme and a career as a chef.

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