About our Training Placements
We offer supported training placements for adults with learning disabilities within our café and kitchen. We train people in all aspects of café and catering, including:
- Food preparation e.g. knife skills, making sandwiches
- Baking (cakes, desserts)
- Cooking (main meals, sauces, snacks)
- Customer service e.g. serving customers, waitressing
- Using a till
- Kitchen assistant duties e.g. washing up, using a dishwasher, cleaning
- Making hot drinks
We will work with each trainee to create a personal training and development plan, identifying skills to be learnt. This plan will chart progress and development of skills and experience.
What we offer
1/2 day (9-12 or 11-2pm) costs £20
Full day (9-2pm) costs £30
This includes lunch and drinks.
Anyone interested will be invited for a free taster session
Why train with Eatwells?
Eatwells is a fully operational café and catering business which provides a real opportunity for trainees to learn about working in a café and kitchen, in a diverse and integrated environment.
Our placements will provide specific café and kitchen based work experience that can help as a step into work or further study.
Trainees will develop new skills and work experience
Eatwells will provide a dedicated training support worker for trainees.
Placements will increase key skills for work such as timekeeping, working in a team, communication skills
Training with Eatwells will help develop confidence, motivation and self esteem
Placements will develop essential daily living skills, such as cooking and cleaning
We can also offer the opportunity to complete a Food Hygiene Certificate
What our trainees think about Eatwells:
"I love the cooking, especially learning how to make cakes!"
"I enjoyed coming and learning new skills...the experience of the till and being part of a team"