• One Day

    Zoom Course

Fish Friers

Potato Prep – Know your Spuds!

Due to Covid 19, the NFFF is running a limited training schedule. For training enquiries please email

The course will teach you the skills needed to get the best out of a 25kg sack of potatoes.  What to look for when choosing your supplier, variety and much more.

What you will learn:

  • Explain both potatoes and pre prep- advantages and disadvantages of both.
  • Show and explain equipment required for potatoes- chips from scratch.
  • Explain the different potato varieties.
  • Explain what to look for when preparing the potatoes – bruising, green potatoes etc.
  • Show & explain the rumbling process – discuss over rumbling.
  • Discuss thickness of chips and the reasons for the different thickness and which is the most popular.
  • Portion control – use scoops & scales.
  • Discuss preparation – using Drywite etc.
  • Discuss frying temps and their importance.
  • Fry products and show the difference between both potatoes and pre prep results.
  • Cover profit and sales per sack of potatoes / pack of pre prep etc.

Where you will learn:

  • Zoom online live session

Study length:

  • 1 - 2 hours duration

Cost of this course:

  • NFFF Members £60.00+VAT
  • Non NFFF Members - £95.00+VAT

Fish Friers

98% felt better equipped to manage/work in a fish shop business

96% would recommend the course

79% said the course surpassed their expectactions

Fish Friers
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