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Christmas Made Easy

Course Code: CME-1E1

Level: No Level
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: Short Course
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Three days
When you'll study: Fridays, 9.30am-4.30pm

About the course

Give your Christmas a stress free professional touch. Learn the simple hacks professionals use to impress and maximise the classic Christmas dinner. The course fee of £150 includes all ingredients.

What you'll learn

Over the course of three weeks, you will prepare Christmas dinner with the support of our qualified lecturers who will help you to create a Christmas Day feast to remember.

With ingredients included, everything you make on this course can be taken home and frozen ready for the big day, meaning you can enjoy a relaxing Christmas morning knowing all of the prep is done. Impress your family and friends with restaurant-quality food whilst picking up some professional tips along the way.

The menu you will create is as follows:

  • Canapés
  • Artichoke, thyme and truffle Velouté
  • Ham hock and goats cheese croquette with Piccalilli
  • Brined rolled turkey breast, butter roasted with all the trimmings
  • Sticky toffee Christmas pudding with sticky rum sauce
  • Mulled truffles.
Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


There are no assessments on this course.

What's next?

You might wish to consider more formal catering training and apply for one of our part-time hospitality and catering qualifications.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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