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Café Cooking 101

  • 3 Days
  • NZ$295
  • On Campus
  • NZQA Credits

An introductory three day course teaching skills to get started with café cooking. Unit standard: 20666 level 2, credits 2


Cafe CookingLearn some skills to get you started with café cooking. This introductory course starts with basic food safety training that you practise as you learn knife skills and how to safely cut vegetables to make salads, finished with classic mayonnaise and vinaigrette.

You will make chocolate muffins and cheese scones, vegetarian quiche and a batch of bread. We will cover cooking with eggs - poached and scrambled and making hollandaise for eggs benedict. 

Bring along some containers.

Some of the recipes include - 

  • Classic Mayonnaise
  • Potato Salad
  • Cheese Scones
  • Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
  • Shortcrust Pastry
  • Eggs Benedict


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You will receive a workbook with recipes and explanations of techniques and tips, NZSFW apron and a certificate on completion at the conclusion of the course.


School Holiday Cancelation Policy

This school holiday programme has a different refund and cancelation policy compared to our other short courses. This is because the programmes are designed to be booked through your high school careers department and there are additional NZQA registration requirements. 




5 working days before the New Zealand School Term ends. 

Full refund *

Transfer Available +

Within the last week of the New Zealand School Term or during the School Holiday period.

No refund

No Transfer Available

Late to class by more than 10 minutes. Students who miss the first day cannot attend the subsequent days. 

No refund

No Transfer Available

* No refunds are available on registrations that have previously been transfered. 
+ Registrations may be transfered a maximum of two times only. 


Page Updated: 16 Feb 2023

Qualifications Gained

  • NZQA Unit standard 20666, Level 2, Credits 2

Course Requirements

  • Aged 16 or over

Session Dates

Wed, Thu, Fri, 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Click on the date above and this will redirect you to the enrolment form, where you can pay online. For STAR Funding, please book through your School's Careers Department. 

Registration Deadline

Registrations close 7 days before the course starts. Late registrations may be available, please enrol and contact us regarding any late registrations. 

Course Fees

  • NZ$295
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Qualifications Gained

  • NZQA Unit standard 20666, Level 2, Credits 2

Course Requirements

  • Aged 16 or over