Hospitality

Welcome to Level 1 Hospitality:

This course is made up of Unit Standards from the “Hospitality Standards Institute”. Each standard is separate and contributes to Level 1 NCEA.  All of the Units in this course contribute to the “National Certificate in Hospitality – Foundation Skills”.  Assessment includes practical preparation, written components and short tests.  This course gives you the opportunity to learn and apply new safety-, knife- and cooking skills.  If cooking or food is your passion, this is for you, this course will lead to Level 2 Hospitality.

Welcome to Level 2 Hospitality:

This course is made up of Unit Standards from the “Hospitality Standards Institute”.  All of the Units will contribute to the “Level Two National Certificate in Hospitality – Cookery Skills”.  Some of these standards will be taught off-site at the “Auckland Hotel and Chef Training School” in Newmarket.  Each Unit Standard is separate and contributes to Level 2 NCEA as well as the National Certificate.  Assessment includes practical preparation, written components and short tests.  This course includes Food Safety, Knife Skills, Cooking Skills, Barista Skills, and Catering for a Special Occasion….. to name a few.

Welcome to Level 3 Hospitality:

The Hospitality industry covers a broad range of jobs and is one of the fastest growing areas of the global economy. You could be cooking in a Michelin Star Restaurant, or catering for a crowd or an event, or you could be using your great customer skills in an International Five Star Hotel or Casino, or even managing your own restaurant. As the industry develops and grows expect an even greater range of opportunities and positions to choose from.

This course is made up of Unit Standards from “Service IQ”. Some of these standards will be taught off-site at the “Auckland Hotel and Chef Training School” in Newmarket. Each Unit Standard is separate and contributes to Level 3 NCEA. Assessment includes practical preparation, written components and short tests. This bridging course will lead you to Level 4 Hospitality at The Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School. This course includes Food Safety and contamination hazards, Basic Nutrition, Coffee origin and production, Pastry Dishes, Desserts…. to name a few.

“What’s for Lunch?”

The girls in the Level 2 and 3 Hospitality classes spend every Friday at the Auckland Hotel and Chef Training Institute.  The course offers them Unit Standards taught by qualified, industry trained, experienced Chefs.

“I’ve learnt more things about cooking, like I learnt how to cook cous cous and I also enjoy making the salads” Lima

“I really enjoy Chef School. I look forward to Chef School all the time.  I look forward to getting to know new foods I haven’t heard of or tried before.  I thank you for letting me do Chef School as it’s the best.” Linda

“I really love Chef School and the food we prepare there”. Abegail

In Level 1 we recently went on a trip to AUT – “Four Seasons Restaurant”. The purpose of the excursion was to give the girls’ a fine dining experience as we are currently studying Table Setting, Menu Planning and Customer Service. They each had a three course meal and gained valuable insight that they could use in their learning in class.

“I loved the service.  They were really well presented in their uniform and in the way they served each meal…..also watching they change or take away the cutlery we didn’t need was interesting” Psalm

“My experience at the Four Seasons Restaurant was very exciting and eye opening to all of us.  Te service was different to any other restaurant.  They catered to us personally which was really good.  I was able to learn good customer service for future reference”  Pippa

“My experience at Four Seasons was really amazing to be honest, since it was my first time at a restaurant.  I really loved it because the entrée, main and dessert was lovely.  I found the presentation of the food really interesting and they catered to us well.  Hopefully I can go again in the future”  Taloine

“My experience at Four Seasons was really good.  This was my first time going to a fancy restaurant and it was a fun experience.  The food was delicious and new to me.  I learnt a lot about table setting, service of food etc.  Now I can say that I have been to a restaurant that had amazing service and food. I had a great time and hopefully I can go again”  Sahiba

 “ I really enjoyed and enjoyed going to the Four Seasons restaurant.  It was something new and it was nice and unique.  They were really nice and polite to our school students.  The food was nice”  Anjali

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