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Patrick Drake, The 60 Second Chef
The 60 Second Chef Get Started
The 60 Second Chef Get Cooking
The 60 Second Chef Get Nutritious
60 Second Chef Training

Do you want to learn how to make delicious food that helps you get the most out of life, but don’t have the time or not sure where to begin? Become a confident cook with the world’s fastest cooking course!

Patrick Drake, head chef at HelloFresh, has created a range of fun videos teaching basic cooking skills in just 60 seconds. Known as ‘The 60 Second Chef’, Patrick will help you to be confident in the kitchen. Fast.

  • Superfast cooking course
  • Online, self-paced training
  • Three courses in one bundle
  • 70 bite-size training videos
  • Each video lasts 60 seconds
  • Get a Virtual College certificate

Overview: The 60 Second Chef Learn to Cook Fast Bundle

Get Started course

In this ‘Get Started’ collection of 22 bite-size 60-second videos, Patrick takes you through the basics of cooking as a beginner; from which equipment to buy and how to set it up, to food hygiene and essential chopping techniques.

Each ‘Get Started’ video is jargon free and will give you the tips, tricks and hacks to become confident in the kitchen and make cooking easy.

Get Nutritious course

In this ‘Get Nutritious’ collection of 10 bite-sized 60-second videos, Patrick takes you through the basics of nutrition; from fats and protein, to carbs and calories.

Each ‘Get Nutritious’ video is jargon free and will give you the tips, tricks and hacks to become confident in choosing the right food for you, helping you to make easy, healthy meal choices.

Get Cooking course

In this ‘Get Cooking’ collection of 38 bite-sized 60-second videos, Patrick takes you through essential, everyday cooking techniques; from hearty homemade porridge and healthy breakfast tips, to roast meat and simple sauces.

Each ‘Get Cooking’ video is jargon free and will give you the tips, tricks and hacks so you can start cooking like a pro.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course bundle learners will know:

Get Started course

  • The basic equipment needed in the kitchen
  • Food hygiene and storage in the kitchen
  • The basics of food preparation

Get Nutritious course

  • The difference between good fats and bad fats
  • The difference between good carbs and bad carbs
  • Vitamins and minerals, and the foods they’re found in
  • The basics of nutrition

Get Cooking course

  • Different cooking techniques for meat, fish and vegetables
  • Basic cooking techniques
  • Healthy cooking techniques

Target Audience

From scared students to stumped spouses, to those who simply want to improve their culinary skills, this training is aimed at anyone wanting to get going in the kitchen. Fast.

Training Duration

Each one of the 70 videos in this complete course bundle lasts 60 seconds, however, you can revisit the videos as many times as you wish. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material.


Get Started course

Each set of four videos will be followed by a short quiz to demonstrate that you've got a good understanding of the key elements around getting started in the kitchen.

Get Nutritious course

Each set of five videos will be followed by a short quiz to demonstrate that you've got a good understanding of the key elements around learning the basics of good nutrition.

Get Cooking course

Each set of four videos will be followed by a short quiz to demonstrate that you've got a good understanding of the key elements around getting ready to cook.


We’d love your feedback. At the end of each collection is a short evaluation – just 60 seconds, that’s all it will take! Any feedback you give us will be used to enhance The 60 Second Chef solution.


Once you’ve completed a course collection, passed all the assessments and filled out the short evaluation, you’ll be able to download your Virtual College/The 60 Second Chef certificate.

How It Works

How does the course work?

This is an online course so you (or your learners) can complete the training on your computer, tablet or mobile device anywhere there is an internet connection.

The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but the course does have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate.

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.


Bulk discounts

There are currently no further discounts available on this course.

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