Who is the qualification for?

The BIIAB Level 2 Award in Cooking Theory and Practice is designed for anyone planning, preparing and/or cooking meals in a kitchen or catering environment; preferably with some kitchen experience and/or holding the BIIAB Level 1 Essentials in Catering Award (ECA ) or other related qualifications, such as basic food hygiene.

The course syllabus includes:

  • Cooking methods and their effects on foods.
  • Cooking meat and fish.
  • Making soups, stocks and sauces.
  • Cooking a variety of vegetables, beans and pulses.
  • The presentation of cooked foods.
  • Menu planning.
  • Creating and maintaining an effective working environment.
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free cooking.
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What does the assessment involve?

The BIIAB Level 2 Award in Cooking Theory and Practice is available to all age groups working within a kitchen environment and is taught on a flexible learning basis (60 guided learning hours)

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