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Thursday, 16 November 2017 08:00

Gastrophysics

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The field of Gastrophysics is paving the way for the future of dining experiences and menu design. We are not only looking at how food is being put together on the plate but also how each step on the sensory journey comes together to create the dining experience.


At the end of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the science and research of Gastrophysics which brings together Chefs, psychologists and neurologists
  • Have ideas on how to apply sensory research into experience design
  • Understand how our senses can alter our perception of flavour
  • Find creative and unique ways to design new menus
  • Experience one of London’s most sought after sensory dining experiences

For full details of this study tour and how to book please click here.

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 08:00

Vanilla Black

A Day of Inspiration for Vegetarian Menus with a talk from Andrew Dargue

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Dont miss out on the opportunity to hear from Andrew Dargue, the founder and chef proprietor will talk about the Vanilla Black story which is truly inspirational.

 

Each delegate will be given a small goody bag of unusual ingredients that feature on the Vanilla Black menu.

 

Click HERE for further details and how to book on this very popular Study Tour.

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Thursday, 26 October 2017 08:00

Seafood Discovery Day

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Seafood Discovery Day at Billingsgate Fish Market – a guided tour of the iconic Billingsgate Market for the start of trading followed by a hands-on Seafood Discovery day, including sustainability, filleting, fish identification and quality.

 

29th November - 30th November 2017.

 

Schedule

 

Day 1

The evening before the study tour, delegates will check into the IBIS at Canary Whaf and meet at reception before dining toghether in a local fish restaurant. An early night will be on the cards ready for a very early start the next day.

 

Day 2

05:00 Meet at reception. Travel by taxis to Billingsgate Market 05:30 – Arrive at market, look around the market in pairs

06:00 Guided visit of the market

07:45 - 08:00 Fresh kippers breakfast

08:15 Talk on sustainability to include presentation from MSC

09:00 - 11:00 Fish cutting and preparation

11:00 - 13:00 Cooking / menu development

14:00 End of course. Please make your own way home

 

Cost

Member - £140.00

Associate, affiliate or non-members - £198.00

 

To book simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & register your interest

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Monday, 23 October 2017 08:00

Vietnam and Cambodia Study Tour

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This incredible multi-destination Study Tour commences in Vietnam and ends in Cambodia. Whilst on tour you will experience some incredible local foods, learning about their production and origins. You will also have the opportunity to visit a local university to learn about how it is operated. Visits will be a combination of popular, tourist, not to be missed sights including temples, local markets and a traditional dance show, plus more ‘off the beaten track’ visits giving you the full traditional experience of food, culture and lifestyle. In addition to this there will also be street food walking tours, dinners in local restaurants, a fantastic dining river cruise and a visit to ‘The Floating Village’. This Study Tour offers pure immersion into a world full of food culture packed with inspiring ideas that you can take back to your institutions.

For full details of this fantastic Study Tour click here.

To book simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:00

Bologne Study Tour

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There is still time to book on this Study Tour which takes place 27th November - 1st December and is hosted by Bewley's, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest.

A full week coffee immersion, the course is designed to develop Barista trainers by refining and enhancing coffee knowledge, skills, expertise and learning coaching and training techniques. The course includes a SCA (Speciality Coffee Association) certification, recognised industry wide. All of this while absorbing and understanding the Italian coffee culture attending field trips.

For full details of this Study Tour are availble here.

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