Prospectus - Home Kitchen Skills


07 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023 1. Expand your mind It will help you understand di erent flavours and ingredients and how they interact with each other 2. Express yourself Cooking activities are a great way to express your creativity. You are the master of your canvas. 3. Boost your health and Wellness Preparing fresh foods will put much needed nutrition into your diet and increase your energy and quality of life 4. Eat the food you love! You have control over your menu and can pick exactly what you want to eat at every meal

About Us The International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA Dubai) Established in 2005, ICCA Dubai is an internationally renowned world-class culinary learning centre, delivering programs at the Professional, Amateur and Artisanal levels. The extensive range of outcome-driven courses here are specially designed to equip students with industry-standard knowledge, skills and expertise, along with globally recognised certifications. As the pioneering Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Centre in the culinary arts in the Middle East, ICCA Dubai has been featured among the top culinary institutes of the world, and has received numerous accolades and awards for its innovative initiatives, quality training and continued excellence. These include the City & Guilds, UK, Lion Award, the International Centre of the Year, also known as the ‘Oscars of Skills’; the City & Guilds, UK, International Centre for Excellence Award (Middle East); the Middle East Broadcast Pro Best Digital Initiative of the Year; the WorldChefs Recognition of Quality Culinary Education; and several Guinness World Records. The state-of-the-art, purpose-built professional training kitchen at ICCA’s flagship centre in Dubai has also received the Middle East Interior Design Awards for Public and Institutional and Sustainable Interior Design Initiative. ICCA has trained more than 10,000 student chefs from over 90 countries in various courses, who have gone on to excel in the food industry in the UAE and beyond, as successful chefs, restaurant owners, hospitality managers, entrepreneurs, food stylists, food writers and more. Committed to giving back to society and helping change lives for the better, the ICCA Dubai Culinary Scholarship Program, the Annual One Million Dirhams Continuing Education Award for the UAE Young Industry Chefs, was set up in strategic partnership with the Emirates Culinary Guild, City & Guilds, London, UK, and WorldChefs. Since 2015, this industry scholarship initiative has given more than 156 young, talented and deserving but underprivileged chefs an opportunity to complete a Professional Program along with an international qualification. 09 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

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ICCA is an approved centre of City & Guilds, UK, the world’s largest awarding body. Established in 1878, City & Guilds certifies more than 2 million students annually the world over. Courses approved / accredited by City & Guilds, UK, are recognised as a sign of quality and standards in more than 100 countries around the world. ICCA has received Worldchef’s “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award, a credit that indicates that the training and education provided at ICCA meets or exceeds the standards of culinary education established by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs), a network of more than 100 global chefs’ associations, representing 10+ million professional chefs worldwide. City & Guilds, UK World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) All programs o ered by ICCA Dubai are recognised by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the Dubai Government, and delivered under its Educational Service Permit. The KHDA is the main government body that oversees the quality of private education in Dubai, with the goal of creating a high-quality education sector that is focused on happiness and well-being. Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) All programs o ered by ICCA Abu Dhabi (Serenity Hospitality) are recognised by the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) of the Abu Dhabi Government, a licensing and regulatory body, which oversees entities that provide accredited educational and vocational training programs, in line with the best international standards, to prepare students for the industry. Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) Accreditation & Recognitions 12 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

As the leading culinary institute in the Middle East, ICCA Dubai has become internationally renowned as an icon of world-class culinary education, o ering an exceptional learning experience. The remarkable number of prestigious international, regional and national awards, accolades and recognitions received stand testament to our proven qualities of leadership, innovation and continued excellence. We are what the World says… Awards & Accolades 13 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Home Kitchen Skills Program Food and cooking can have di erent meanings for young people. It can be a passion, a creative opening, a campus survival toolkit, or a skillset for a better lifestyle. The Home Kitchen Skills Program is a fun-filled journey into the exciting world of Culinary Arts through a series of hands-on and do-it-yourself lessons. This Program is designed for young adults interested in culinary arts while providing a life skill and a pathway to further education in this field, with an ICCA (International Centre For Culinary Arts) Certificate in Home Kitchen Skills. In this one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience, young adults will discover new techniques and quick and easy recipes that they can e ectively use while hosting and entertaining family at home or friends on campuses while having fun and gaining confidence in the kitchen. Whether they are taking their first steps into the culinary world, looking to fine-tune their existing skillset, or aspiring to become a cooking expert, culinary training in ICCA's state-of-the-art professional training kitchen of international industry standards will o er young adults and teenagers a world-class culinary learning and a whole new world of opportunities for the future. Food is essential to life, and cooking is an important life skill that can transform into an everlasting lifestyle. 1. Basic knife skills and kitchen safety 2. Understanding of food and flavours 3. Learning a variety of cooking methods 4. Quick and easy recipes – and the ability to recreate them 5. Hygiene and food safety What you’ll learn 15 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Lessons spread over 16 classes of 2 hours each. 1. 16 classes - 2 classes in Kitchen Essentials + 14 classes in Food Preparation Program Structure 16 Classes - AED 5,000 Program Price (Prices exclusive of VAT) Training in English Medium of Instruction Certification Certificate in Home Kitchen Skills, provided upon successful completion of the course program. Classes on every Saturday at 03.00 PM to 05.00 PM Program Timings 17 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Kitchen Essentials Make the most of your kitchen, whether you are an experienced cook or not. Class 1 - Kitchen and Food Safety o Food Safety: - Hazards prevalent in food service • A potential cause of harm or a contamination with a consequence. o Physical, Chemical, Biological and Allergenic Hazards - Conditions that support microbial growth • Food, Acidity, Time, Temperature, Oxygen and Moisture - Control of Hazards • Causes of contamination, what is cross contamination? - Personal Hygiene • Why is personal hygiene important? • How to wash your hands correctly - Kitchen Hygiene • Why is kitchen hygiene important? • Proper usage of detergents and sanitizers - Food Borne Illness • Food Poisoning • Allergies o Safe Workplace Practices - Fires • Procedures to Follow During a Fire - First Aid • Precautions and proper first aid procedures in the case of: o Burns o Cuts o Falls, Slips and Strains o Electric Shock o Poisoning Class 2 - Getting the Fundamentals Right! o What is cooking? o Why is it important? o How has it evolved? o Methods of Heat Transfer - Conduction - Convection - Radiation o Moist Heat Methods: - Boiling - Simmering - Poaching - Steaming o Dry Heat Methods: - Baking - Roasting - Grilling - Frying o Mixte Methods: - Stewing - Braising - Pressure Cooking o Knife Skills - Types of Knives - Knife Safety - How to sharpen a knife - Important knife cuts • Batonnet, Julienne, Brunoise, Macedoine, Chi onade and Paysanne Course Delivery Plan 19 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Soups Soups are liquid food, generally served warm or cold. They are made by combining a range of ingredients such as stocks, vegetables, meat, etc. and are generally served as a starter or the first course in any meal. You will learn: Minestrone Minestrone to the Italians means a “Big Soup". This thick soup has a lot of ingredients in it, like pasta, beans, meat and vegetables, a real delight especially during winter. Sweet Corn Chicken Soup Sweet Corn Chicken Soup is one of the most popular Chinese soups, and is enjoyed by a lot of people around the world. This heart-warming soup is of a sweet-salty flavor; the combination of shredded chicken and the sweet corn, which complement each other, makes this dish a universal favorite. Appetizers Appetizers are dishes that we serve prior to the main course to whet our appetites and also to set the right tone for the main meal. ‘Appetizer’ specifically refers to building an appetite. Hors d’oeuvre, another word for Appetizer, literally means “outside of the masterpiece”. You will learn: Bu alo Chicken Wings Deep fried chicken wings tossed in a Bu alo sauce and are served with a refreshing blue cheese dip & chilled celery sticks. The dish works well because of the contrast between the crispy wings, spicy hot sauce and the cooling dip. Vol-au-Vent It translates to “windblown” in French and the name is akin to the lightness of the flaky pu pastry case. The pastry is filled with a variety of savoury fillings and very popularly served as appetizers in and around Europe and now globally. 21 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Sandwiches A sandwich is a combination of one or more varieties of food items, such as cheese, vegetables or meat, put together and placed on top or in between slices of bread as ready-to-eat food. Sandwiches are generally eaten as a snack or could be served as lunch or dinner, even taken to work, school or picnics as packed food. Depending on the kind of filling, they could be savory or sweet. You will learn: Grilled Chicken Panini Panini means “small bread rolls” in Italian and refers to a sandwich made with Italian breads like Ciabatta usually served warm by grilling or toasting. Club Sandwich The classic club sandwich has been around for years and is still iconic. Most club sandwiches have chicken, ham, lettuce, tomatoes and some even have a fried egg – all within the sandwich itself! Traditionally, they are served in cut in quarters, and are held together with a cocktail skewer Eggs Eggs are very important in most areas of the food industry and some of the common preparation of eggs include scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelet and pickled. Although cooked in several di erent ways, on their own, they are extensively used in a wide variety of food. You will learn: Shakshuka Eggs poached in a delicious tomato sauce with a variety vegetables & spices and garnished with yoghurt, Aleppo peppers and parsley. French Cheese and Mushroom Omelet The ever elusive French Omelet is very smooth and creamy, and when done right, provide for beautiful texture, appearance and flavour 22 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Pasta is noodles of di erent shapes made from unleavened dough of durum wheat flour and can also be made with flour from other cereals or grains. Pasta has become one of the most loved dish around the world, as it is a ordable, easy to prepare, versatile food and can be served as an appetizer, salad, starter, main course or even as a dessert. You will learn: Cannelloni w/- Spinach and Ricotta The Cannelloni with Ricotta and Spinach have four di erent elements in the dish - First is the béchamel sauce that gives a creamy texture to the dish. Second, the Pomodoro sauce that gives a fresh tangy flavour. Third being the Spinach and Ricotta filling which serves as the body of dish. And lastly, the Cannelloni that becomes the base and holds all the elements together. Fusilli with Chicken in Pesto Sauce The corkscrew-shape of the Fusilli holds the Pesto sauce well and adding chicken to this pasta gives an element of nutrition to become complete and wholesome, thus making it a perfect main course. Vegetables Vegetables are part of our daily life with its everyday usage and eaten in a variety of ways, either raw or cooked. They play an important role in nutrition, as most vegetables are low in fat and calories but at the same time, bulky and filling. You will learn: Thai Green Curry This delicate and well spiced curry, rich in coconut milk works well with the acidity of the lime and chunky vegetables, while the garnish of coriander and the Thai basil leaves add extra flavour. Stir Fried Vegetable Noodles A vegetable stir fry noodle dish is a complete and wholesome dish that is full of flavour and cooks the vegetables to just the right texture. It is a quick and easy dish that helps make sure you are eating a variety of di erent vegetables. Pasta 23 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Poultry is one of the most commonly consumed types of protein not for one but many good reasons; It is a lean meat, available in plenty and has a very neutral flavour that goes very well with any palate. You will learn: Roast Chicken The Chicken is roasted to perfection by the process of brining that enhances the flavour of the chicken, releasing juices that make it moist. Best served with mashed/ baked potato and steamed/ roasted vegetables Rice is the most important food crop of the developing world and a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. It is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates to sustain good health being rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals. There are many di erent types of rice with several qualities, suiting di erent consumer preferences. You will learn: Nasi Goreng Nasi Goreng is a stir-fried rice with vegetables and sweet soya sauce giving a richly flavored delicious dish. The addition of a fried egg on top makes it a whole meal. Chicken Pulao The humble chicken pulao is a mildly flavoured dish made of basmati rice, chicken, vegetables, spices and herbs. This dish can be made in a single instant pot/ pressure cooker and makes for a quick and easy delicious meal. Rice Poultry 24 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Lamb is a young one of a sheep that is under one year old and known for its delicate and flavorful tender flesh. The word lamb comes from the German word “lambiz”. Historically, it is believed that sheep were discovered somewhere in Central Asia, and used not only as a good source of food but their skin & wool for clothing. You will learn: Spiced Grilled Lamb Chops The smoky char grilled lamb chops paired with the crispy roast baby potatoes, go very well with the aromatic smooth pan gravy for a great meal. Curried Lamb Mince with Green Peas Also traditionally known as lamb “keema” is a dish most popularly prepared with the use of any minced kind of meat. The lovely blend of spices, green peas and lamb is usually served with a fresh hot flatbread or sometimes even rice. Meat - Lamb Meat - Beef Beef is the culinary term used for meat from Bovines (Cattle). The word beef originally adapted from the Latin word “bos” meaning ox, then translated to “boef” in old French and finally made to its current name, “beef” in middle English. You will learn: Hamburger The warm toasted bun compliments the succulent grilled beef patty paired with the cooling mayonnaise, juicy slices of tomato, and served along with crispy French fries. Beef Strogano The chunky beef is balanced well with the rich creamy sauce and served with any starch such as rice, pasta, noodle or mashed potatoes. Fresh chopped parsley adds a burst of flavour and a pop of color to the dish. 25 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Cookies and Biscuits Cookies are small, thin, flat and cake-like baked treats. The name cookie is derived from the Dutch word “Koekje”, meaning “small or little cake”. Cookies are also known as “Biscuits” in England & Australia, in Italy they have many names including “Amaretti” & “Biscotti”, the Spanish call them “Galletas” and in Germany they’re known as “Keks”. You will learn: Chocolate Chip Cookies The crisp crumbly texture of the cookie with the melted chocolate chips at the center gives it a perfect combination of being fudgy and crusty Anzac Cookies A sweet biscuit, popular in Australia and New Zealand. The earliest known recipe is said to have been documented in the early 1900s. Seafood Any kind of aquatic life that is regarded as food fit for consumption by humans is called seafood and includes fish and shellfish. You will learn: Crumb Fried Fish with Tartar sauce A crumb coated fish fillet that is deep fried, served with potato chips and a classic tangy tartar sauce on the side Garides Saganaki It is a popular Shrimp dish in Greek taverns and is traditionally served in earthenware dishes. The delicate shrimp is tossed in a tomato based sauce and feta cheese is crumbled over and the dish is served with a side of warm toasted bread. 26 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

Tarts are generally made of a pastry crust base, with fillings that are either sweet or savory. A pie is usually covered, with a filling on the inside, whilst tarts have a filling over the pastry base and are generally left uncovered. You will learn: Quiche Lorraine The Quiche is a well known French classical dish that actually originated in Germany and was first called “Kuchen”, meaning cake. Quiches are predominantly made in a large shell pan, however could also be made in mini tart sizes and served as appetizer. Chocolate Tart This tart is a sweet earthy chocolate pastry crust filled and baked with the rich bittersweet chocolate custard, richly topped with a smooth, velvety dark chocolate Ganache. Tarts & Pies Cakes Cakes are traditional sweet and savory food. Cakes di er from breads, in that they are richer and are eaten by themselves, rather than as an accompaniment. They are generally made from a mixture of flour, fat, eggs, sugar and other ingredients baked together and are also iced or decorated. You will learn: Chocolate Cupcake This classic cupcake is a crowd favorite and is fit for any occasion or simply if you are in the mood for a decadent chocolate cake topped with a rich chocolate frosting. Pineapple Upside Down Cake The dense bittersweet flavor of the caramelized pineapples and cherries compliment the light vanilla spiced sponge cake. All appliances, equipment, ingredients, protective gear and course materials are provided for the training at ICCA Dubai. 27 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

1) Definition: 1.1 For the purpose of these conditions of enrollment, commencement of registration means: The first day of registration for the course in which the student is enrolled. 2) Course Fees: 2.1 May be paid in AED / USD by Cash, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card or by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), to ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi account, which ever convenient. 2.2 Full Course Fees to be paid before the commencement of Course program. Schedule of classes will be given only upon receipt of full payment. 2.3 ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi will not be responsible for any money paid to any representatives or other individuals not formally authorized by ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi. 2.4 All bank transfer charges and other incidental charges, as may be applicable, are payable extra, in actual, by the candidate. 3) Cancellation and Refunds: Fees once paid are not refundable or transferable. 3.1 The Course Fees will be refunded only in the following circumstances, if: a. ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi cancels the course in which the student is enrolled. In this case, ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi will refund the Course Fees on a pro rata basis within 14 days from the date of notice of course cancellation; b. All refunds will be made directly to the student concerned, upon receiving a formal request for the same in writing. Conditions of Enrollment (Please read before you sign the application form) 28 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

4) Cancellation of a Class / Change of Date: 4.1 The intimation for Cancellation of a Class or request for Change of Date for a class must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the class date by phone / email / sms. Failing which the same will be construed as a No Show, resulting in the cancellation of the class and 100% forfeiture of the class fees. 5) Course Program and Class Plans: 5.1 Contents of one Course program are not interchangeable with the contents of another Course Program, in short any kind of combination of plans, is not permissible. 5.2 Contents listed within a class are not changeable; any request for a change would be understood as a individual Class and charged for accordingly. 5.3 Students joining as a private group, must continue as a group and cannot breakup as individuals for classes. 6) Validity of Course Programs: 6.1 The ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi Home Kitchen Skills Program registration is valid for a period of 6 Months from the date of payment and all classes must be completed within the given period, beyond which the program would be considered cancelled and all Fees thereof, forfeited. 7) Standard Operating Procedures, Class Schedules, Code of Conduct & Rights: 7.1 Students are requested to read the School Program - Procedures & Policies, provided upon request at the time of enrollment. 7.2 Kindly adhere to the class time schedules. 7.3 It is important that a student or students of a group do not disturb the other classes around in any manner. 29 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

7.4 Students are requsted to assist with post class clean up & wash up. 8) Compliance, Termination & Rights: 8.1 ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi reserves the right to expel a student for serious breach of discipline. Upon which the Course fee will not be refunded. 8.2 As part of continuous development and quality delivery, ICCA Dubai r/ Abu Dhabi eserves all rights to amend the course content, course cost, schedules and procedures & policies. 9) Grievance Resolution: 9.1 ICCA Dubai / Abu Dhabi has policies and procedures in place for the hearing of student di culties and grievances. 9.2 If you are not satisfied with the outcome, an independent dispute resolution can be availed, under the jurisdiction of UAE, UAE laws and agree that damages are limited exclusively to a refund of the course fee for the course selected and that they are entitled to no other consequential, incidental or punitive damages. 10) Additional Details: 10.1 Additional details with regards to course enrollment and course program provided upon formal application of interest to the program. 30 ICCA / HKS / V2.0 / 04 / 2023

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