The School of Food has evolved to become one of the leading providers of chef training in Ireland. Our courses will give you the confidence and skill base to build a career as a chef or to establish your own food business.

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After the huge success of our Modern Skills for Modern Chefs course, the School of Food will again be running 'Modern Skills for Modern Chefs’ beginning in January 2019. This hands on 11-week course will take place at the School of Food, Thomastown, from 14th January - 5th April 2019, Monday to Friday.
The course will again be taught by chefs and industry experts Dermot Gannon (Award-winning chef/owner of The Old Convent, Clogheen, Tipperary) and Janine Kennedy (chef/owner Siúcra Shack, Thurles, Tipperary). Their combined skillset and experience make them a superb team, and their love of teaching is palpable – our recent graduates are living proof of this! 
This culinary programme incorporates the skill and techniques required of the Modern Chef while giving students well-rounded education using modern techniques. Students will learn to cook a variety of modern and traditional dishes frequently found on today’s restaurant menus. The cuisines taught include classic French, Irish, ethnic, international. Recipes vary from sous vide lamb to cinnamon sea salt and caramel ice cream, everything we teach is currently on trend in the Irish restaurant scene.
From week seven students will work one day a week in a professional kitchen. 
Successful students are awarded a European Union Recognised QQI Level 4 Certificate.
Tuition for the 11-week Modern Skills for Modern Chefs is €5200. This fee includes all course material, uniforms, knives and cookery text books.
We would be pleased to find affordable accommodation for those students who do not live within commuting distance.
For application form and further details please contact info@schooloffood.ie or see link in bio 🤗
After the huge success of our Modern Skills for Modern Chefs course, the School of Food will again be running 'Modern Skills for Modern Chefs’ beginning in January 2019. This hands on 11-week course will take place at the School of Food, Thomastown, from 14th January - 5th April 2019, Monday to Friday. The course will again be taught by chefs and industry experts Dermot Gannon (Award-winning chef/owner of The Old Convent, Clogheen, Tipperary) and Janine Kennedy (chef/owner Siúcra Shack, Thurles, Tipperary). Their combined skillset and experience make them a superb team, and their love of teaching is palpable – our recent graduates are living proof of this! This culinary programme incorporates the skill and techniques required of the Modern Chef while giving students well-rounded education using modern techniques. Students will learn to cook a variety of modern and traditional dishes frequently found on today’s restaurant menus. The cuisines taught include classic French, Irish, ethnic, international. Recipes vary from sous vide lamb to cinnamon sea salt and caramel ice cream, everything we teach is currently on trend in the Irish restaurant scene. From week seven students will work one day a week in a professional kitchen. Successful students are awarded a European Union Recognised QQI Level 4 Certificate. Tuition for the 11-week Modern Skills for Modern Chefs is €5200. This fee includes all course material, uniforms, knives and cookery text books. We would be pleased to find affordable accommodation for those students who do not live within commuting distance. For application form and further details please contact info@schooloffood.ie or see link in bio 🤗