Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles Philippe d’Orléans and Princess Diana, who live in Évora, decided with the Chaîne de Rôtisseurs in Portugal and various local personalities to set up a Horeca School for deprived children in the Region.

 

 

CONTACT

 

Mr Anibal SOARES

Bailli Délégué du Portugal

Membre du Conseil Magistral

Tel: +351 916 49 64 92

 

Evora School of Gastronomy

Evora, Portugal

Organizing a workshop for the children to spend their free-time in, conceived as a meeting place open to discoveries and suited activities allows the institution to offer young pupils from underprivileged families the opportunity to meet other people between finishing school and returning home, in order to promote the acquisition of a basic knowledge in the sector of oenology and gastronomy, and to discover new talent in that field.

 

Objectives

  • Space to socialize
  • Awake an interest
  • Motivate for a career
  • Discover new talent
  • Achieve a qualification

Target & duration

  • 15 students - 12 to 16 year's old - Secondary eduction - Needy families
  • 2 years - 420 hours - 210 hours per year - 35 weeks per year - 3 days a week - 2 hours a day
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Programme

Cooking

Introduction to cookery - 10 hours

Kitchen organisation - 10 hours

Basic ingredients - 20 hours

Vegetable and tubers - 15 hours

Fumets and sauces - 25 hours

Application of stocks - 25 hours

Soups, crèmes and veloutés - 25 hours

Basic dishes - 20 hours

Traditional Portuguese cooking - 35 hours

Decorative arts - 15 hours

New trends in cookery - 35 hours

 

Pastry

Patisseries and desserts - 25 hours

Pastry creams and filling - 20 hours

 

Oenology

Vineyards and wine - 25 hours

Types and classification - 10 hours

Serving wines - 20 hours

Rules and customs for serving - 20 hours

 

Visits & Evaluation

Visits to selected restaurants, hotels, wineries and hotel schools - 30 hours

Modular evaluation - 17 modules and final evaluation - 35 hours