PRIVATE CHEF

If you enjoy cooking for your friends and family, and would like to learn professional chef's cooking techniques, consider becoming a Private Chef from our programme. Upon completion, the participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement from At-Sunrice in the Private Chef programme.

As a Private Chef, you have the freedom to design your own menu and cook in different environments. The course is taught by a team of global chefs. In just eight classes, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to be a Private Chef. Learn the culinary essentials: from hygiene standards and professional knife-handling techniques, to the understanding of complex spice blends, through to the foundation of soups, stocks and sauces.

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

Course Reference No: TGS-2021009206

 

Private Chef Intermediate (Coming Soon)

New Private Chef Intermediate Certificate Classes will nurture skills and knowledge with the aim of launching a successful Private Chef business. Specific cuisines like Peranakan, Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish, as well as produce-based cuisines such as Seafood, Meat and Poultry will be covered in deeper depth. The classes will also provide enhanced Private Chef training comprising of wine/beverage-pairing, hosting at home or at the client’s venue, table-setting, fine dining, menu planning, food photography, personal branding as well as creating delivery-optimised meals. 


PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

  • Learn the basic skills and techniques of different cooking methods of Eastern & Western cuisines.
  • Gain the confidence to be cross-trained to cook different cuisines in the comforts of your home.
  • Be a private chef in your own home or to start your own personal chef business.

PROGRAMME DATES

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

Date & Time Delivery Mode 

7 Nov - 26 Dec 2021

8.30am - 1.30pm

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

 

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

Date & Time Delivery Mode 

8 - 17 Nov 2021
15 - 24 Nov 2021
22 Nov - 1 Dec 2021

8.30am - 1.30pm

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


 

 

PROGRAMME CONTENT

Sanitation, Basic Knife Skills and Table Set-up

Menu: Nicoise Salad, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale

Demo & Hands-On: Nicoise Salad, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale, Basic Table setting

Techniques of Healthy Cooking and Nutrition

Principles of Nutrition

Menu: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Salmon marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes, Fresh Thyme and Lemon Sorbet 

Demo: Salmon marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Fresh Thyme and Lemon Sorbet

Hands-On: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes

Basic Stocks, Soups and Sauces

Fundamentals of Western Cuisine

Menu: Vol-au-Vent, Brown Chicken Stock, Roux Type and Brown Chicken Jus with Garlic, Parmentier Soup

Demo: Brown Chicken Jus with Garlic

Hands-On: Vol-au-Vent, Brown Chicken Stock, Roux Type, Parmentier Soup

Basic French Cuisine

French Culture and Cuisine

Menu: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes, Braised Beef Bourguignon, Classic Roast Chicken, Pan-Fried Foie Gras with Cranberry Chutney and Toast

Demo: Braised Beef Bourguignon, Pan-Fried Foie Gras with Cranberry Chutney and Toast

Hands-On: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes, Classic Roast Chicken, Pan-Fried Foie Gras with Cranberry Chutney and Toast

Singapore Cuisine

The Uniqueness of Singapore Cuisine: How to make Spice Paste, Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Menu: Laksa, Chilli Crab, Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce, Curry Puff

Demo: Laksa, Chilli Crab, Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce, Curry Puff

Hands On: Laksa, Chilli Crab, Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce

Thai Cuisine

Mastering Thai Recipes

Menu: Tom Yum Goong, Phad Thai, Green Chicken Curry, Green Papaya Salad, Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Cream

Demo: Green Papaya Salad, Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Cream

Hands On: Tom Yum Goong, Phad Thai, Green Chicken Curry

Chinese Cuisine

Mastering Chinese Recipes

Menu: Pan-Fried Dumpling Beijing Style, Cantonese Steamed Fish, Kung Po Chicken, Seafood Fried Rice, Chilled Sago Pudding

Demo: Pan-Fried Dumpling Beijing Style, Chilled Sago Pudding

Hands On: Cantonese Steamed Fish, Kung Po Chicken and Seafood Fried Rice

Basic Desserts

Pastry & Bakery Production

Menu: Bourdaloue Tart, Chocolate Mi-Cuit, Pate Brisse, Classic Millefeuille with Raspberries, Mini Financiers

Demo: Pate Brisse, Classic Millefeuille with Raspberries

Hands On: Bourdaloue Tart, Chocolate Mi-Cuit, Mini Financiers

FEES

Private Chef

(with effect from 20 October 2021)

Singaporeans/SPRs
(SME-sponsored)

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

Singaporeans/SPRs
(Self-sponsored ≥21 years old)
(Non-SME sponsored)
International Students
Programme Fee SGD 2,530.00 SGD 2,530.00 SGD 2,530.00 SGD 2,530.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 2,550.00 SGD 2,550.00 SGD 2,550.00 SGD 2,550.00
GST (7%) SGD 178.50 SGD 178.50 SGD 178.50 SGD 178.50
SSG Funding* SGD (2,277.00) SGD (2,277.00) SGD (720.00) -
Net Fees Payable SGD 451.50 SGD 451.50 SGD 2,008.50 SGD 2,728.50

- Prices are subject to change.
- Funding validity period is up to 6 October 2023. 
- This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme. (for self-sponsored only).
- Application fee is non-refundable. 
* Application through TPGateway/Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills.


SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding - up to 80% programme fee
- For all eligible Singaporeans and SPRs 

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


Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – up to 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

Visit ssg.gov.sg ( https://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/training/enhanced-training-support-for-smes.html ) for more information.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

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

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Enrolment is a 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
  • Minimum attendance of 75% and above
  • Required Attire:
    - Black collared shirt (No see-through, sleeveless, revealing, designs or patterns)
    - Black Pants (No jeans, leggings, jogging or cargo pants)
    - Black 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 to 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 SOAs or certificates

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

APPLICATION

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) -
Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required) Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required)
   

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 payment. Alternatively, we accept NETs, local cheque for local applicants; bank drafts and telegraphic transfers for international applicants, the details are as follows:

Beneficiary: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy Pte Ltd
Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited
Branch: South Bridge Road
Bank code: 7375
Branch Code: 343
Account No: 934-342-2489
SWIFT Code: UOVBSGSG

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 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).
  • 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.