The Level 1 Introduction to Vegan Cuisine is a training program for using your skills in a restaurant, hotel, catering or kitchen environment. The series is offered in eight (8) separate sessions over two week period that provides the building blocks of Vegan Cuisine with a focus on Mediterranean cuisine, each progressing in such a way that the techniques learned in each session carry forth to the following sessions.
This is an intensive and comprehensive course that enables people to be given the tools to take the next step in their journey or career.
Vegan Gastronomy Culinary Academy in Mallorca Spain teachings are rooted deeply in Mediterranean Cuisine. The history of this celebrated way of life is much more than a diet, it is a way of life. Through the program the instructors will teach the core components of the Mediterranean diet, including many myths of the Mediterranean diet.
Traditional elements such as fresh local fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains are used. These basic ingredients are used to create amazing dishes that are vegan cheeses and non-dairy milks.
Since food from the sea is a cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet, an array of delicious and versatile seaweeds and algae serve to create a variety of dishes. The training also explains the value of some of the world's healthiest salts that originate in the Mediterranean.
Natural products from around Mallorca island will be used to create traditional Mediterranean dishes using local produce as well as to inspire each student’s creativity to develop his/her own new cuisine.
Students go on a field trip on the island of Mallorca to learn directly from farms and farmers to use local staples to elaborate delicious and nutritious meals.
Guest lecturers from around the globe share their real life insider-experiences to expand student learning.
Instructors unravel the history that spice routes played in the development of cuisine in the Mediterranean. Spice instruction will begin with traditional use and evolve to far-reaching locales, including Thai and Indian influences. Flavor is tantamount to all dishes prepared and students will learn to draw on their own life experiences to identify what is important in the culinary world.
Creating dishes that use all senses will be emphasized to cover not only visual and taste, but also kinesthetic aspects of food. Finally students will work together to create and debut a final dish for family and friends as well as the public to celebrate graduation from Vegan Gastronomy Culinary Academy.
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