Feed the Family for a Fiver
Hospitality & Catering
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
Are you on a tight budget and wanting to find out clever ways to shop for a bargain and reduce your food bills? Are you wanting to create wholesome meals for the family without breaking the bank? If so, then look no further as this is the perfect course for you!
On this exciting new course, you will learn all about how to shop for a bargain, with a focus on getting the best offers and being careful with the ingredients you select. You will also learn how to create beautiful meals for the whole family using a slow cooker.
If you attend all of the sessions, you will even receive a fantastic new slow cooker as a gift, enabling you to put into practice all you have learned on the course!
Why should I choose the course?
This is an amazing opportunity to learn lots of helpful hints and tips both in the kitchen and to help save you money.
Each week you will prepare all of the ingredients to take away and cook at home for your evening meal, all for under a fiver. We will even provide all of the ingredients, so you can cook delicious evening meal free of charge!
What will I learn?
This course will help you brush up on your cookery skills, enabling you to create exciting and varied dishes at home. These will be particularly linked to the use of a slow cooker, where you can prepare your meal in the morning, leave it to cook all day and then enjoy a delicious slow cooked meal in the evening.
You will also learn about how to be thriftier in the supermarket, including lots of helpful hints and tips on budgeting, translating measures from imperial to metric, working out the best bargains, weighing up whether ‘special offers’ are actually worth it and a full understanding of discounts.
What will the course lead on to?
You may choose to go onto catering adult course after completion of this course. Equally, you may choose to simply use the course as a spring board to help to save more money on your food shopping, whilst enabling you to make fantastic meals for the whole family whilst on a budget.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
This course will be delivered at our cutting-edge Buckley’s restaurant. You will gain first class tuition by both our in-house chefs and our highly skilled maths teachers. Also, don’t forget, you will be rewarded with a brilliant new slow cooker, free of charge, if you attend all of the sessions.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need to reside in Warrington to be eligible to complete this course.
Students will need to be an adult aged 19 or above on the 31st August 2023.
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