A mere 47 KM South of Dublin, Ballyknocken Cookery School is ideally situated on a farm just off the N11 at Ashford, Co Wicklow. The school is a state of the art, hands-on facility using top of the range equipment designed specifically to foster maximum learning and development. Ballyknocken Cookery School is a culinary haven for all those eager to develop new skills in a fun interactive environment for our TY Programme.
The TY Programme workshops are an excellent method of promoting learning through a memorable hands-on experience, showcasing our farm to fork ethos and all of our students are guided every step of the way in cookery techniques to certificate level by our expert team of Ballyknocken Cookery School tutors.
TY COOKERY PROGRAMME
Our programme for transition year students is specifically designed to develop effective communication and relationships with peers using team-oriented tasks.
The workshops are an excellent method of promoting learning through a memorable hands-on experience, showcasing our farm to fork ethos and all of our students are guided every step of the way in cookery techniques to certificate level by our expert team of Ballyknocken Cookery School tutors.
We pride ourselves on our unique farm to fork programme giving students and an excellent opportunity to learn about food on a working Irish farm.
At Ballyknocken, students will experience a fully hands-on learning experience in the essential life skill of cooking.
Students can learn:
An Introduction to Italian Cooking
Fresh Pasta Making
Fresh Sauce Making
Communication Skills & Team Work
Recipes To Take Home
Online Certificate Course
Transition Year is the optimum time to learn new skills so why not take the time to experiment in the kitchen on our 13 week course “Cooking Essentials Certificate Course for Students”. This is perfect for those undertaking Gaisce as you will learn essential technique and skills in all aspects of cooking and baking. Cooking is a key lifelong skill, necessary no matter what road one travels on through life. Being able to cook is vital for self-care and nutrition.
This course teaches the fundamentals of food and the importance of cooking from scratch. It details key cooking and baking skills, challenges the participant each week to engage in a new topic, whether it be a style of cooking or a set of new flavours resulting in a delicious dish and thereby giving the cook in the house the night off! And who knows you might even be the world next MasterChef or win the next big Bake Off! This is perfect for those undertaking Gaisce as you will learn essential technique and skills in all aspects of cooking and baking, with a Certificate on completion of the course.
Transition year enquiry
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“One of my favourite things this year was visiting Ballyknocken Cookery School. Learning about how to cook healthy and delicious food is a skill that I will use into the future.”