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THE WHOLE RECIPE

Qupcakes is a small business program for students.

Students work together to operate their local enterprise; a cupcakes business. The program operates one day per week, after school hours during term time, with all profits from the program are donated to a charity chosen by the participants.

Within these session, student’s complete business activities as well as baking and decorating their cupcakes. Students sell their products at school and make personalised products to order for other organisations, importantly students learn work ready skills in the Qupcakes kitchen environment helping to prepare them for future employment.

The program focuses on the following topics…

Baking & Decorating

Cupcakes and other baked goods will be cooked and decorated to sell to local venues and at events.

 

Business Planning

A business plan is developed to direct how the business will operate throughout the year.

 

Financial Management

Students will learn how to determine the cost of making their products and how to set a selling price.

 

Food Safety

Food safety activities will be completed to ensure the Qupcakes business uses proper food handling techniques and provides safe food to customers.

Product Development

Practical sessions will be held to design the product range and to perfect the recipes and designs.

Risk Management

Risk management activities will be completed to ensure the safety of participants in the kitchen.

Sales & Marketing

A sales and marketing strategy will be created to determine how the Qupcakes products are promoted and where they are sold.

Social Development

Qupcakes  provides an environment where students are able to free to be themselves and learn positive ways of interacting with others.


Meet the Qupcakes Program Coordinator

ANNABEL SCHWEIGER

Annabel has spent the last 15 years living in the Queanbeyan area and has a background in Commercial Cookery, Permaculture, Food Production, Sustainability and has volunteered in a diverse range of work within the community.

Annabel Schweiger - Qupcakes Coordinator

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