Weekly study3 hours
Mastering the Culinary Art of Plating
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Improve your plating skills and create a visually striking three course meal
It’s a well known saying that you eat with your eyes and no professional chef underestimates the power of a well presented plate of food to enhance the enjoyment of a meal.
On this two-week course from the International Culinary Studio, you’ll be guided through the foundations of food plating and discover how to bring a touch of finesse to your meals, whether you’re cooking for dinner guests or paying customers.
Learn the food styling secrets to enhance each course in your menu
To create a beautiful, appealing plate of food, it’s all about the details.
On this course, you’ll discover the tips and tricks used by professionals to create visually stunning courses. You’ll be expertly guided every step of the way, from starters to desserts, and saucing to garnish.
With these tools, you’ll be able to create plating plans for any event and delight your guests whether it’s a casual dinner party or a grander occasion.
Elevate every meal into a fine dining experience with expert plating techniques
With plating technique demonstrations, you’ll cook alongside videos and serve up a salmon starter, lamb loin main and dessert.
Having mastered this menu, you can then adapt these skills to fit in with a variety of other menus to compliment your own style of cooking.
Develop your skills as a food stylist with on trend food presentation ideas
Whether you’re considering a change of career or just want your social media posts to look more appetising, you’ll be introduced to up-to-the-minute trends that will have more viewers pressing like and experiencing food envy.
If you’re looking to forge a career as a chef or professional food stylist, this knowledge will give you the skills to ensure your food looks as delicious as it tastes, guaranteeing you impress even the most discerning food critics.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Create a plating plan.
- Use a variety of plating tools and techniques.
- Explain how to sauce correctly.
- Plate up and present a three course menu.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for chefs who want to improve their plating skills. It is also suitable for keen home cooks interested in learning more about plating techniques.
What software or tools do you need?
No specific equipment is required however when preparing your own food to plate you will need the required food preparation equipment
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