Hidden behind the gates of the famous Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow’s East End sits the Tennent’s Training Academy and The Glasgow Cook School, Scotland’s centre for excellence in entertaining and hospitality training.
Not only does our multi-million pound Academy provide unparalleled training to the next generation of hospitality professionals, we regularly open our doors to members of the public to learn trade secrets from the country’s finest chefs, confectioners, mixologist and sommeliers.
16 training courses found
Course Content Have you always wanted to be able to cook gourmet restaurant standard Steak & Chips in your own home? Learn to cook your steak like a pro & enjoy a masterclass in meat from our Academy Head Chef who will give you some amazing hints & tips for your precious bit of beef! No steak would be complete without those delicious sauces or accompaniments either, so we are of course going to show you a selection of the favourites to make sure your steak is primed to perfection. Sit down to enjoy your hard earned feast with a glass of wine or beer followed by Chef’s secret dessert.
Course Content The hospitality industry requires professional, well-trained staff. Candidates who undertake this course will afterwards demonstrate that they understand the importance of delivering high levels of customer satisfaction – something that any business must achieve in these increasingly competitive times if they are to attract customers and increase profits Provides candidates with the knowledge required to achieve a high standard of customer and drinks service when working in a bar.
This course is accredited by BIIAB. Regulations under the Food Safety Act 1990 and the Food Safety Regulations 1995 require that anyone involved in food handling must be appropriately trained in food safety.
The BIIAB ABCQ is an award designed to help candidates ensure that their beer is consistently served in an optimum condition - which aims to increase sales and decrease wastage. The BIIAB ABCQ can be used as a stand-alone qualification or as part of an induction programme.
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 requires employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces including those with five or fewer employees.
Course Content Example Menu Slow Cooked Brisket Pulled Pork Sliders Southern Fried Chicken BBQ Beans & Corn Your host will also compliment your tangy barbeque dishes with the choice of thoughtfully paired drinks including Peach Ice Tea, American Pale Ale or Cider, and a refreshing rose wine that can handle all those salty and sweet flavours.
Course Content SHAKE UP YOUR FRIDAY NIGHT! Do you know your Manhattans from your Martinis? From the classics to new creations, let our experienced Award Winning Mixologists guide you through the history and art of cocktail making. The Cocktail Masterclass Enjoy a cocktail on arrival and sip away while we show you how to recreate it.
Course Content Learn from one of Scotland's leading licensed operators, John Robertson and gain valuable insight in to the hints and tips to running a successful, profitable and compliant pub! This is a 1 day Introduction to the fundamental aspects of successfully setting up, organising and operating a licensed retail outlet.
Course Content LEARN TO MAKE VARIED & DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DISHES USING A VARIETY OF TECHNIQUES This day is great for vegetarians who want more ideas for their diets and people who are cooking for vegetarians and need a little inspiration On arrival to the Academy you will start your “shift” the Chefs way – with a tea / coffee and some morning snacks. You will then be ready to start your vegetarian culinary experience under the watchful eye of our Academy Chefs in our state of the art kitchen, where you will cook and prepare your own lunch enjoyed at Chef’s table with a glass of wine of course.
Course Content Aimed at front of house staff, the areas covered by the programme are as relevant to pubs as they are to the restaurant and hotel sector and nowhere is this more evident than in wine service. This will aim to instil confidence in staff by giving them the knowledge they need to make recommendations and to provide a superlative level of customer service that will encourage repeat business.
Course Content THE ESSENTIAL KITCHEN COURSE FOR STAFF NEW TO WORKING IN A KITCHEN The Award is designed for anyone who is new to working in a commercial kitchen environment, inlcuiding: pubs restaurants cafe's coffee shops fast-food sandwich bars wine bars bed & breakfast establishments Hotels and any other location where food is prepared and served. Candidates must pass the multiple choice exam paper and complete the Diary of Competence and both need to be sent back to the BIIAB to mark and award the qualification.
Course Content This qualification has been designed for people who have not worked in, or need a refresher in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism, and are looking to secure an entry level job. It is designed to equip learners with relevant industry knowledge and understanding of job roles and skills, as well as the confidence and motivation to quickly adjust to their chosen role.
Course Content Fish is fashionable, tasty and most importantly, good for you! Join our Academy Chef in our state of the art cookery school for a hands on seafood lovers master class. After a meeting your chef and fellow cooks over a coffee, prepare to be taught in a professional environment but at your own pace.
Course Content If you or a loved one has a Gluten Free Diet then you will love this Masterclass that will teach you to make varied, interesting and delicious Gluten Free dishes using a variety of techniques Gluten Free Masterclass! Our Gluten Free Masterclass is designed for those looking for information and practical support for gluten free cooking, meet others who follow this way of eating, share ideas and practice new recipes. In this practical all day cookery class you will learn how to prepare healthy and hassle free meals without compromising on taste.
Course Content This one day masterclass starts with teas & coffees on arrival and an introduction to classic baking in our state of the art Academy and Cook School. The course includes a light lunch, baking tuition, all ingredients and a presentation box to take home your treats (if there are any left after lunch!).
WHO IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR? The HABC Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management for Caterers is a qualification aimed at those responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry. The qualification is also suitable for those owning/managing smaller catering businesses.