Courses

Here at Smart Cooking Academy we cater for all special dietary requirements within our courses for example gluten free, wheat free, lactose intolerant etc. 

Please feel free to contact any of course coordinators for more information on how we can best facilitate your requirements.  



Beginners:


Duration 3 hours  Cost €170

 

This course is aimed at young boys and girls tailored to their needs to encourage confidence in the kitchen.

Students learn how to weigh and measure and why this is important.

The importance of healthy eating and basic nutrition is emphasised.

Students will learn how to prepare, cook and serve 2 dishes each day both savoury and sweet which they take home. Quantities can be altered to make an evening meal to give the *home cook* some time out.

Demonstrations are also part of the course  which the students get to test and taste.

Students will supply their own ingredients while basic items e.g. herbs/ spices will be supplied by the school.

Text book Smart Cooking 1 is supplied and included in the fee.

Food and drink supplied for break time.

 



Intermediate:

 

Duration 3 hours     Cost  €170

 

This course is aim at boys and girls who have developed a keen interest in food.

‘A basic knowledge of cooking’  is required and it will be tailored to their skills. Their skills will be tested as more complex dishes are prepared.

Also suitable for students studying Home Economics who are preparing for their Junior Cert practical.

A good understanding of nutrition and the advantages of cooking wholesome foods is emphasised.

Students cook at least 2 dishes both savoury and sweet, which they take home.  

All recipes can be modified to give the cook at home some time out.

Demonstrations during class time, which the students will test and taste (if time allows)

Students will supply their own ingredients except for basic items e.g. herbs/spices/oil will be supplied by the school.

A folder of recipes will be provided.

Food and drink supplied for break time.

 



Busy Bee Club


Duration 3 hours.  Cost  €160  Age  9-11 years

 


This course is aimed at young boys and girls tailored to their age group.

Students learn how to weigh and measure.

The importance of wholesome foods & healthy eating will be emphasised.

Each student cooks and bakes 2 dishes, either savoury and sweet, which they take home.


Demonstrations also part of the class which the students test and taste.

Ingredients and recipe sheets provided.


Drinks and food provided for break-time.





Our Lady's Secondary School, Terenure

 


Beginners and Intermediate course run the following three weeks: 


Week 1:     July 17th to 21st

                 9.30am  - 12.30pm

 

Week 2     July 24th to 28th

                  9.30am  - 12.30pm


Week 3:     July 31th to August 4 

                   9.30am  - 12.30pm

 


Busy Bee Club (9-11yrs)


  Week 1:  July 17th to 21st July

                 1.45pm to 4.30pm    

 


  Week 2:  July 24th to 28th

                  1.45pm to 4,30pm

   

   Week 3: July 31st to August 4th

                 1.45 pm to 4.30pm