Cosy Corner Cafe

Cosy Corner CAFÉ opened its doors in 2021. It is a successful student run onsite café in Ascent College. Open every Friday morning, the café is well supported by all staff and students.

Cosy Corner CAFÉ

The Cosy Corner Café team offer table service or a takeaway service each week, serving up a menu of toasties, bacon sandwiches, teacakes and much more at low prices.

The café team run a variety of themed events throughout the year for all students and learners across the school and college to enjoy. In addition to this the team have also welcomed visitors on several open mornings. If you are interested in visiting the café, please look out for news on upcoming Café open mornings.

The onsite café gives school learners the opportunity to visit a café in a safe environment. The café environment offers the opportunity for communication and social interaction with familiar and unfamiliar staff and students. Learners are encouraged to make choices, communicate requests, make payments, and interact with others. Many of our learners have voiced that the café is the highlight of their week.

Students working in the café are working towards accredited learning in SFLE units such as Kitchen hygiene, Food and drink prep and Catering. Students learn invaluable skills and knowledge which they then transfer as part of a hospitality team at work placements such as Haydock Park. The team have also assisted at Awards events at Liverpool Cathedral and various conferences and events throughout the year.

Students gain skills in:

  • Food Preparation
  • Taking food and drink orders
  • Serving food and drink
  • Clearing and cleaning
  • Customer service
  • Communication skills
  • Basic money handling
  • Teamwork

Knowledge of:

  • Food hygiene certificate
  • Correct PPE required
  • How to store food correctly
  • How to work in the Kitchen safely
  • How to use kitchen equipment safely
  • How to control stock
  • How to manage time


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