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Food Writing Workshop

Food Writing Workshop

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  • Sat 6 May ’17, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 7 May ’17, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Le Cordon Bleu, 48-54 Cuba Street, Wellington



Course Length: 16 hours (one weekend), plus emailed feedback on written work.

Course includes: Restaurant outing on the Saturday of the course, LCB Bag, LCB Course book, Handouts available at both classes, Certificate of Participation upon completion

Course details:
Let Dominion Post restaurant critic, Cuisine writer and author David Burton introduce you to the craft of food writing on an intensive weekend course. Explore a different facet of culinary arts through writing. Join David on a journey of discovery to learn new skills in the art of writing about food from many aspects - whether you want to transform your food blog from a series of photo captions into proper journalistic features, compile your own cookbook, write food and travel features or review restaurants like a professional, come and join us.

The Saturday session ends with dinner at a local restaurant where participants have a chance to practice their reviewing skills in a convivial atmosphere with other course participants. After the course, David will provide feedback via email on all written material.

The course covers the following:
- The craft of recipe writing
- Transforming food blogs into features
- Food & travel features
- Recipe books and food memoirs
- Restaurant reviews
- David's Biography can be found on our Lecturer page.

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