Staff Training

Sarah at SpoonyCooks is a fully qualified trainer with foundation degrees in learning as well as food science. She has many years of experience in the food industry designing chilled meals, soups & sauce for luxury retailers. Ensuring consistency over a large operation. Additionally, all at SpoonyCooks has many years of experience in private catering and providing personal fine dining in winter chalets. 

Training can be provided to staff members using tools that cater to all learning styles, including visual, audio and kinesthetic.

All training will be personalised to each client’s needs, but can include the following:
•    How to use the SpoonyCooks recipe book and its useful tools
•    Essential kitchen skills
•    Food presentation
•    Cooking at altitude
•    Menu cooking, support and feedback
•    Dealing with dietary requirements
•    Budgeting & waste control
•    Shopping & food ordering
•    Time management
•    Understanding food hygiene
•    Food hygiene training and certification (not currently available, watch this space)
•    Chalet presentation, table arrangement & setting an atmosphere
•    Wine pairing 
•    Local cheese knowledge
•    Afternoon teas
•    High teas & children in the chalet
•    Teamwork & working together – Open Communication to other chalets
•    Hosting and management of guests
•    Welcome speech
•    Cleaning
•    Laying the fire
•    Paperwork
•    Effective chalet management
•    Hot tub management


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