Dipak Maini

What subjects do you teach?

I teach cookery courses at Bracknell and Wokingham College and New Directions College.

How many years have you been teaching?

I have been teaching cookery courses for at least 12 years in various settings such as children centres, community centres, adult leisure courses and working with ALDD students.

What do you enjoy about teaching adults?

As an adult learner myself, I know how important the sense of achievement and accomplishing new skills are. To see the same sense of achievement in my learners is immensely satisfying.

What got you into cookery?

My passion for appreciating good food and then cooking for my friends and family cemented my love for the subject.

What other passions do you have?

I have a thirst for knowledge, so enjoy reading and learning new things. I also enjoy doing further cookery courses to increase my own knowledge in for example vegan and bread making.

Why should someone join your classes?

I am sensitive and adaptable to others needs and barriers, I have the personality to nurture others and make them feel they can achieve anything.