Commercial Food Preparation Cooking level 1 will introduce trainees into the world of the Food and Beverage industry. Trainees will gain a good understanding of basic food preparation knowledge, skills, and techniques to meet the demands of the Hospitality Industry standards. Trainees will participate in hands-on practical sessions to develop their culinary/cooking skills by preparing a variety of local and international dishes; designing menus, costing dishes, understanding food safety. They will be instructed on the proper use and care of many kitchen tools and equipment needed in all kitchen operations. Trainees will also be engaged in developing their soft skills such as working in teams, proper communication skills, good work attitude, values, and ethics. Nine months of training at the Centre with direct guidance from their instructor, once trainees have successfully achieved all level one competencies they will be promoted to level two.