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. It is a non-WSQ programme funded by SkillsFuture Singapore under certifiable skills. 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 number: CRS-N-0043269


PROGRAMME DATES

8 Consecutive Saturdays, 9am – 3pm
15 August - 3 October 2020
5 September - 24 October 2020
3 October - 28 November 2020 (no class on 14 Nov)
24 October - 19 December 2020 (no class on 14 Nov)

8 Consecutive Weekdays, 3pm - 9pm
7 - 16 September 2020
30 November - 9 December 2020
7 - 16 December 2020

*Dates are subject to change

TIME

Weekdays: 3pm - 9pm, 9 am - 3 pm

Saturdays: 9am - 3 pm

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 CONTENT

Class 1: Sanitation, Basic Knife Skills and Table Set-up

Menu: Nicoise Salad, Greek-Style Marinated Vegetables, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale

Demo: Basic Table Setting

Hands On: Nicoise Salad, Greek-Style Marinated Vegetables, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale

Class 2: Techniques of Healthy Cooking and Nutrition

Principles of Nutrition

Menu: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Cod marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes, Strawberries Nage with Thyme and Lemon Sherbet

Demo: Cod marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Fresh Thyme and Lemon Sherbet

Hands on: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes, Strawberries Nage

Class 3: 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

Demo: Brown Chicken Jus with Garlic

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

Class 4: 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

Class 5: Singapore Cuisine

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

Menu: Chicken Rice, Laksa, Sambal Stingray, Tropical Popsicle (Pineapple & Raspberry)

Demo: Chicken Rice and Tropical Popsicle

Hands On: Laksa, Sambal Stingray, Popiah

Class 6: 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

Class 7: Basic French Cuisine

French Culture and Cuisine

Menu: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes and Lemon Butter Sauce, Braised Beef Bourguignon, Classic Roast Chicken, Foie Gras Terrine, Hot Chocolate Soufflé

Demo: Braised Beef Bourguignon, Foie Gras Terrine

Hands On: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes and Lemon Butter Sauce, Classic Roast Chicken, Hot Chocolate Soufflé

Class 8: Basic Desserts

Pastry & Bakery Production

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

Demo: Pate Brisse, Pate Feuilletee

Hands On: Bourdaloue Tart, Chocolate Mi-Cuit, Mini Financiers, Classic Millefeuille with Raspberries 

FEES

Private Chef

(with effect from 1 April 2020)

Singaporeans/SPRs 

International Students
Programme Fee SGD 2,530.00 SGD 2,530.00
SSG Funding SGD (2,277.00) -
Application Fee (Non-refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 273.00 SGD 2,550.00
GST (7%) SGD 19.11 SGD 178.50
Net Fees Payable SGD 292.11 SGD 2,728.50

- Prices are subject to change.
- SSG Funding up to 90% programme fee is for all eligible Singaporeans and SPRs. Funding validity period is up to 31 Dec 2020. 
- This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme.
- Application fee is non-refundable. 

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

ADDITIONAL FUNDING (for Company-Sponsored & WSS Trainees)

Only applicable for Singaporean and Singapore PR trainees

Additional Funding* 

Self-Sponsored   

WSS Scheme**

Company-Sponsored

WSS Scheme**

Company-Sponsored

SME

Company-Sponsored

Non-SME 

Training Allowance at $6 per hour, capped at 180 hours per WSS Eligibility Year 

 SGD 222.00   -  -  -

Enhanced Absentee Payroll, capped at $10 per hour (Valid till 31 Dec 2020) 

 -  SGD 370.00   SGD 370.00  SGD 370.00

Absentee Payroll, capped at $7.50 and $4.50 per hour for SME and Non-SME respectively 

 -   SGD 350.39   SGD 277.50   SGD 166.50 


*Application through SkillsConnect / new Training Grants system.
** The Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS) replaces the Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS) with effect from 1 July 2020.

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme 

  • For employed Singaporeans aged 35 years old and above and earn a monthly income of not more than SGD2,300.
  • Eligible individuals may receive Training Commitment Award; Training Allowance (for self-sponsored only).
  • Company sponsored gets Absentee Payroll up to 95% of trainee hourly basic salary.
  • Visit wsg.gov.sg for more information.


Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding 
A grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for certifiable skill training during working hours. 
Visit skillsconnect.gov.sg for more information. 

 

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.