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
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A Day of Inspiration for Vegetarian Menus with a talk from Andrew Dargue
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.
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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.
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.
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
Member - £140.00
Associate, affiliate or non-members - £198.00
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.
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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.
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