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PRIVATE CHEF | INTERMEDIATE

As a Private Chef, you have the freedom to design your own menu and cook in different environments. This course is taught by a team of our global chefs.

Acquire intermediate-level skills and knowledge in culinary arts in just eight classes to enhance your skills as a Private Chef.

Understand the techniques of preparing mocktail and cocktail drinks, learn how to create healthy plant-based dishes, and apply various dry-heat cooking techniques to prepare and serve dishes from Western, Indian, Spanish, Thai, and Singaporean Chinese cuisines.

Upon completion, the participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement from At-Sunrice in the Private Chef Intermediate programme.

Course Reference No.: TGS-2022015131

PRIVATE CHEF

8 days (48 hours)

 

8 Consecutive Weekdays
Duration: 48 hours (including e-learning off campus)

  • Lecture and Discussion: 4.5 hours
  • Demo & Hands-on: 35.5 hours 
  • Asynchronous E-learning (Self Study): 6.5 hours
  • Assessment: 1.5 hours
Date  Time

15 - 24 Jan 2024

18 - 27 Mar 2024

15 - 24 Apr 2024

6 - 15 May 2024

3 - 12 Jun 2024

 

2pm - 7.30pm

*Dates are subject to change

 

8 Alternate Sundays
Duration: 48 hours (including e-learning off campus)

  • Lecture and Discussion: 4.5 hours
  • Demo & Hands-on: 35.5 hours 
  • Asynchronous E-learning (Self Study): 6.5 hours
  • Assessment: 1.5 hours
Date  Time

10 Mar 2024 - 23 Jun 2024 (10 & 24 Mar, 7 & 21 Apr, 12 & 26 May, 9 & 23 Jun 2024)

7 Apr - 21 Jul 2024 (7 & 21 Apr, 12 & 26 May, 9 & 23 Jun, 7 & 21 Jul 2024)

9 Jun - 22 Sep 2024 (9 & 23 Jun, 7 & 21 Jul, 11 & 25 Aug, 8 & 22 Sep 2024)

7 Jul - 27 Oct 2024 (7 & 21 Jul, 11 & 25 Aug, 8 & 22 Sep, 13 & 27 Oct 2024 )

8.30am - 1.30pm

*Dates are subject to change

 

An intermediate 48-hour non-WSQ programme that builds on the Basic Private Chef programme. Learners continue to build on knowledge and skills from the basic Private Chef programme by learning a combination of cooking techniques to produce tasty dishes and other nutritional dishes. Learners will be introduced to the preparation of selected cocktails and mocktails. At the end of the programme, each learner will be given a Mystery Box containing food ingredients to challenge her/his creativity by producing two palatable and appealing dishes.

At the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

• Recall basic food safety requirements for food preparation.

• Prepare various Western, Indian, Spanish, Thai, and Singaporean Chinese dishes using intermediate culinary and F&B skills and knowledge.

• Prepare cocktails and mocktails.

• Apply the techniques of healthy cooking to produce selected plant-based dishes

 

Type of Beverages & Cheese Tasting

Demo*: Singapore Sling, Bellini, Pina Colada, Shirley Temple, Citrus Fizz, Berry Blast, Cheese Tasting

Hands-on*: Singapore Sling, Bellini, Pina Colada, Shirley Temple, Citrus Fizz, Berry Blast, Cheese Tasting.

 

Prepare Plant-Based Dishes

Menu*: Miso Mushroom & Halloumi Burgers, Kung Pao-Style Cauliflower & Kidney Beans, Guacamole & Mango Salad with Black Beans, Lentil Lasagna.

Demo*: Miso Mushroom & Halloumi Burgers, Kung Pao-Style Cauliflower & Kidney Beans, Guacamole & Mango Salad with Black Beans, Lentil Lasagna.

Hands-on*: Miso Mushroom & Halloumi Burgers, Kung Pao-Style Cauliflower & Kidney Beans, Guacamole & Mango Salad with Black Beans.

 

Dry-heat Cooking Techniques

Menu*: Roasted Rack of Lamb with Chimichurri, Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Chicken with Truffle Butter, Mashed Potato, Butter Corn.

Demo & Hands-on*: Roasted Rack of Lamb with Chimichurri, Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Chicken with Truffle Butter, Mashed Potato, Butter Corn.

 

Spanish Cuisine

Menu*: Chilled Gazpacho, Seafood and Chicken Paella, Spanish Garlic Prawns, Grilled Octopus with Aioli.

Demo & Hands-on*: Chilled Gazpacho, Seafood and Chicken Paella, Spanish Garlic Prawns, Grilled Octopus with Aioli.

 

Indian Cuisine

Menu*: Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani with Murgh Salan, Pappadum, Burani Raita, Mango Kheer (Mango Rice Pudding)

Demo * Hands-on*: Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani with Murgh Salan, Burani Raita, Mango Kheer (Mango Rice Pudding)

 

Chinese Cuisine

Menu*: Fortune Yam Basket, Wok Fried Vegetables with Scallops, and Wok Braised Char Siew, Deep Fried Sesame Balls.

Demo & Hands-on*: Fortune Yam Basket, Wok Fried Vegetables with Scallops, Wok Braised Char Siew, Deep Fried Sesame Balls.

 

Thai Cuisine

Menu*: Chicken and Galangal Soup (Tom Khaa Gai), Steamed Spicy Fish Cake (Hor Mok Pla), Stir Fry Seafood with Herbs (Pad Ped Talay) and Red Ruby (Tap Tim Grop).

Demo & Hands-on*: Chicken and Galangal Soup (Tom Khaa Gai), Steamed Spicy Fish Cake (Hor Mok Pla), Stir Fry Seafood with Herbs (Pad Ped Talay) and Red Ruby (Tap Tim Grop).

 

Mystery Box Challenge

  • Students will work in pairs and have 3 hours to design and create a 2-course meal (Starter and Main dish).
  • They can draw inspiration and reference from the recipes taught during the programme and from their personal experiences.
  • General pantry items, such as seasonings and aromatics, will be available to the students.
  • The main ingredients for the challenge will be revealed to the students only on the day of the assessment.
  • Students will be graded based on:
    • Cooking skills
    • Techniques used
    • Creativity and teamwork
    • Quality of the prepared dishes
    • Presentation of the final dishes

*The academy reserves the right to change the list without prior notice.

 

Private Chef Intermediate                    (wef 1 January 2024)

Singaporean/SPR/LTVP+    (SME-sponsored)

Singaporean-MCES
(Self-sponsored)
(Non SME-sponsored)

Singaporean/SPR/LTVP+
(Self-sponsored)
(Non SME-sponsored)
International Student
Programme Fee SGD 3,080.00 SGD 3,080.00 SGD 3,080.00 SGD 3,080.00
SSG Funding (SGD 2,156.00) (SGD 2,156.00) (SGD 2,156.00) -
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 944.00 SGD 944.00 SGD 944.00 SGD 3,100.00
GST (9%) SGD 84.96 SGD 84.96 SGD 84.96 SGD 279.00
Enhanced Subsidy (SGD 616.00) (SGD 616.00) - -
Net Fees Payable SGD 412.96 SGD 412.96 SGD 1,028.96 SGD 3,379.00
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Funding validity period is up to 31 May 2025
  • This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme (for self-sponsored only)
  • This is an absentee payroll eligible programme (for company-sponsored only)
  • This is a Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme eligible programme
  • This is a UTAP eligible programme (up to 31 Mar 2025)^
  • Application fee is non-refundable
  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) funding support took effect from 1 Oct 2021, LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding – 70% Programme Fee
For all eligible Singaporeans, SPRs and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders.

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Funding – 90% Programme Fee
For eligible Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above. Visit skillsfuture.gov.sg for more information.

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – 90% programme fee
For SMEs that meet all of the following criteria:

1. Registered or incorporated in Singapore
2. At least 30% local shareholding by Singaporeans or SPRs
3. Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than SGD100 million
4. Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
5. Trainees must be Singaporeans or SPRs or LTVP+ Holders

Visit ssg.gov.sg for more information.

^Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training.
NTUC qualifying members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support (balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy, including SFC):
-    NTUC members up to $250 per year
-    NTUC Starter members up to $200 per year 
-    NTUC members aged 40 years and above up to $500 per year (for courses commencing from 1 July 2020 to 31 Dec 2025)
Visit e2i’s website for more information.

Only applicable for Singaporean, Singapore PR trainees and LTVP+ Holders trainees

Absentee Payroll (AP)* Company-sponsored
Absentee Payroll at $4.50 per hour  SGD 216.00

* Application through Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills. Capped at $100,000 per calendar year for each organisation.

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding
A grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for training courses funded by SSG. 
Visit Claim Absentee Payroll funding (gobusiness.gov.sg) for more information.

Be able to speak, read and write English.

For enquiries:

If you have any enquiry regarding the course, kindly write in to EasyChef Lab at:
easychefs@at-sunrice.edu.sg

  • Enrolment is subject to availability and incomplete applications will not be processed
  • The programme is conducted in English and proficiency in the language is a requirement
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change
  • A minimum attendance of 75% and above
  • Required Attire:
    - Black-collared shirt/blouse/shirt (No see-through, sleeveless, revealing, designs or patterns)
    - Black/Dark coloured pants  (No leggings, jogging or cargo pants)
    - Covered shoes (No slippers, high heels or sports shoes)
    - As per the Academy's grooming policy, hair/ head accessories such as caps, hats or any other headgears are not allowed
    - Female students with religious obligations may be allowed to don a black head cloth neatly tucked in (if applicable) with black-collared shirt
  • Failure to comply with grooming standards will result in non-participation
  • Trainee who chooses to drop out prior to successful completion will be requested to pay the programme fees in full and will not be entitled to any certificates
  • All participants have to be fully vaccinated to join this programme.

Note:

  • Food items from all Practical classes shall be consumed in the Academy, either during lunch or dinner time
  • For food safety purposes, food items are not allowed to be taken home for consumption

1. Please ensure that all documents listed below are duly prepared:

International Applicant       Singaporean/SPR Applicant 
Copy of Passport and Work Pass (front and back) Copy of Identification Card (front and back)

2. Click here to apply. Please allow approximately 10 minutes for the online application and ensure all documents are duly completed and submitted online. Any incomplete application will not be processed.

3. Application Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Confirmation of seats is on a first come first serve basis with full payment received via online debit/credit card / PayNow. 

4. For successful applicants, we will email a Confirmation of Acceptance before the commencement of the programme.

5. Please be advised that full payment of the administration fee and programme fee has to be made before class commencement.

6. Training Quality and Outcomes Measurement Survey (TRAQOM) by SkillsFuture Singapore

SSG will conduct the two post-course evaluation surveys in the following manner:

  • The Quality Survey will be conducted after the course end date through an electronic survey. The survey will be emailed to the trainee through SSG’s central survey system.
  • The Outcomes Survey will be administered once a year through a contracted vendor. The survey will be sent to shortlisted trainees who have completed their full qualification course(s) or CU(s).
  • The trainee is to provide your personal email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.
  • All corporate companies registering their staff for training are to avoid using centralized corporate email and have to use their staff email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.
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