Kitchen Requirements

Your home study Kitchen Equipment list! This is merely a guideline of equipment that you would need over the period to prepare the required dishes (recipes) during your online course.

Professional Programme Home Kitchen Requirements

Whilst the practical’s for these courses can be completed in a home kitchen, your kitchen will be required to meet basic reasonable requirements to enable you to complete your practical assignments to the highest standard. 

  • Enough space to properly prepare and produce the recipes laid out in assignments
  • Have sufficient, basic kitchen equipment in good working order
  • All counter tops should be in good, hygienic condition

It is essential to:

  • Have the correct utensils for the tasks at hand
  • To follow the correct hygiene and safety practices laid out in your course material
  • To wear full Chef attire when completing practical’s for assessment and submission

Be as prepared and professional as if the Chef Assessor was in the kitchen with you

Kitchen Smalls and Accessories

  • Apron
  • Baking Tins – An assortment of sizes
  • Chefs Knives – Cooks Knife & Paring Knife
  • Chopping Board
  • Thermometer
  • Tongs – Any type will suffice
  • Can Opener
  • Whisk
  • Spatula/ Egg Lifter
  • Serving Spoon/Cups
  • Ladle
  • Sieve/ Colander
  • Measuring Jug
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Scale
  • Grater
  • Seasoning Containers – (Salt & Pepper)
  • Crockery – (to present your dishes on)
  • Pastry Cutters
  • Cooling Rack
  • Piping Bag & Nozzles
  • Bowl Scraper – Pastry Spatula (rubber)
  • Rolling Pin
  • Pastry Brush
  • Plastic Containers – For keeping product sealed in the chiller

  General Home Equipment

  • Oven – Domestic
  • Stove Top – Domestic
  • Chiller & Freezer Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric Beater or Food Processor
  • Hand Blender

  Cooking Utensils

  • Pots – Any small that can take approximately 500g of products
  • Pan – Any that can sauté and can fry products, preferably Teflon coated /non-stick
  • Baking Trays/ Oven trays
  • Oven Gloves

  Kitchen Hygiene supplies

  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Hand Wash Soap
  • Kitchen Towel
  • Kitchen Swabs / Cloth
  • Sanitiser – Surface General All Purpose
  • First Aid kit – Plasters (Hygioplast – Blue waterproof and burn aid gel/spray or cream)