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Cooking on a budget

Cooking on a budgetSmart Savings are currently recruiting seven young people, aged 16-18, to take part in a new cookery course. Smart Savings are working in partnership with Sanjay Kumar who is a sous chef at the Headland Hotel in Newquay.

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During the eight week course in Redruth, young people will be challenged, inspired, and learn a great number of essential life skills which include cooking and personal budgeting. The course will culminate in a Ready Steady Cook style challenge, and work experience in one of the kitchens at the Headland Hotel.

What will you learn?

  • Master five tasty and simple dishes;
  • Budget and plan your weekly meals;
  • How to source ingredients;
  • Maintain a healthy diet;
  • Health and safety in the kitchen;
  • Food hygiene;
  • Receive alcohol awareness education.

What will you receive?

  • FREE 8 week cookery course delivered by Sanjay Kumar (Sous Chef of the Headland Hotel);
  • FREE one-to-one support and guidance with budgeting, debts, employment, training, and any personal challenges;
  • A certificate of completion;
  • Work experience at the Headland Hotel;
  • Travel costs can be reimbursed.


For more information or to book a place, contact Jane Jiwa on 01209 212579 /07760 214254, or email Spaces are limited, so book now!

Smart Savings, Redruth Community Centre, Foundry Row, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1AN
Telephone 01209 212579 / Email
Smart Savings South West Community Interest Company registered in England & Wales No. 6995089
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