Cooking courses to get confident and independent in the kitchen: Kensington

Details

Date 06 Feb 2020

Time 09:30 AM

Contact

Address 14 Barrett St, Kensington , VIC

Phone 8378 1100

Email sunshinevic@visionaustralia.org

Overview

You’re invited to our cooking classes where you will learn tips and strategies so that you can prepare meals confidently and independently at home. Whatever your skill level, our Occupational Therapists who specialize in blindness and low vision will be there to guide and teach you. 

The various courses are outlined below, and each course is offered at three different times during the year:

Level 1:

Learn how to access recipes, basic cutting and measuring skills. You will use cookware and equipment, identify food, and understand basic cooking techniques like folding, whisking, lining baking trays, and identifying when food it cooked. This course will run for 6 weeks.

Dates: Thursdays 6 February to 12 March 2020 
Time: 9.30am to 12:00pm 

Dates: Thursdays 26 March to 30 April 2020 
Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm 

Dates: Thursdays 14 May to 18 June 2020 
Time: 9.30am to 12:00pm

Level 2: 

In this intermediate course, you will consolidate chopping and measuring skills, and also learn more complicated recipes that require multi-tasking, expanding techniques such as preparing dough, making pastry. The course will also cover shopping and identifying ingredients, and will run for 6 weeks.

Dates: Tuesdays from 4 February to 10 March 2020 
Time: 9.30am to 12:00pm 

Dates: Tuesdays 24 March to 28 April 2020 
Time: 9.30am to 12:00pm 

Dates: Tuesdays 12 May to 16 June 2020 
Time: 9.30am to 12:00pm

Desserts: 

If you enjoy sweets and desserts, this course is for you! You will learn and practice skills necessary for dessert making. This course is appropriate for people at all skill levels, and you will learn how to create delicious desserts for family and friends. This course will run for 6 weeks.

Dates: Tuesdays 4 February to 10 March 2020 
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm 

Dates: Tuesdays 24 March to 28 April 2020 
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm 

Dates: 12 May to 16 June 2020 
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:

14 Barrett St, Kensington VIC

Cost:

These courses are covered by an individual's NDIS plan. For those aged over 65, courses are covered by the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. There is also an additional cost for materials. Contact us to find out which funding is available for you.

Bookings:

Bookings are essential and places are limited. To book or for queries, please call (03) 8378 1100 or email sunshinevic@visionaustralia.org

We look forward to having you join us, 
The Vision Australia Team

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