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Explore Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine with the professionals

Explore Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine with the professionals

An exciting new, part-time course in South Wales has been specially developed for chefs and caterers to study the art of vegetarian cookery. Aimed at professionals and endorsed by Viva!, the course is designed to cater for a range of needs where individual talent and creativity are positively encouraged. As a professional caterer looking to experiment with vegetarian and vegan cuisine or learn something new, the course will cover:

  • different dietary requirements for health, ethics and religion
  • enhanced creativity with colours and flavours to create exciting dishes
  • the art of creating simple dishes that don’t cost the earth
  • reflection on current food trends with ideas that are fresh and original

Coleg y Cymoedd offers an excellent professional working environment and fantastic catering facilities for learning the art of vegetarian cuisine. Course facilitator, Valerie Smith (pictured right), is a qualified chef/nutritionist and an enthusiastic, practicing vegan so is in the prime position to promote and deliver Vegan Cuisine with imaginative and innovative flavours and ingredients. The course is based just outside Cardiff and is set to put Wales on the map for healthy eating and inclusiveness by offering of a huge variety of different tastes and preferences. This exciting course will be run at the Nantgarw campus of Coleg y Cymoedd from September 23, 2014, for six weeks on Tuesday evenings, between 5pm and 8pm. The cost per person is £215.

For more details please contact Client Services & Business Enterprise on 01443 663024 or email Jayne.Jones@cymoedd.ac.uk.



Above left is one of the many amazing dishes they create, a spicy spinach and nut filo parcel with homemade spicy mango chutney and beetroot chutney.