Chef In Training - Foundations Weekend

By Francois Mermilliod
Duration: 3 hours/session
For: 8 sessions
Price: S$1400.00

This 8 week course covers a range of basic skills intended to help bridge the gap between the amateur home gourmand and the professional chef. The completion of this course leads directly into Intermediate.

Participants enrolled for the entire 8 sessions will receive the following Palate Sensations tool kit. This is a mandatory kit and is required for all class attendance. A refund of $200 will be given for those who already have this kit from previous classes:

Personalized chef's jacket
Palate Sensations towel
Palate Sensations apron
A chef and paring knife
Palate Sensations reusable bag

Best enrolled as a whole series but you can also enroll for individual classes.

For Domestic Helper Working in Singapore:

There will be a $200 discount for domestic helpers if they are signing up for the entire series. The discount is only permitted with proof of work permit.

Please sign up on line and we will refund your credit card after attending the first class.

Vegetables and poultry, different types and cuts

Knife sharpening, specific knives, knife skills on handling, and identifying common ingredients, safety in the kitchen, food hygiene, "cooking with integrity - combining flavours".

Creamy mushroom soup
Prawn and vegetables broth with saffron
Pan fried spring chicken with sautéed potatoes

Emulsified sauces, purees, eggs and farinaceous

Braised green lentils
Egg benedict
Scrambled eggs with salmon
Quiche Lorraine (bacon quiche)
Cooking and preparing meats

Duck confit
Braised chicken in red wine with mushrooms
Mashed potatoes
Fish and shellfish

Mussels mariniere
Snapper en papillotte
Cod teriyaki

Caesar salad
Smoked Duck Breast, blue cheese and walnut salad
Prawn and avocado salad
Potato and bacon salad
Fresh pasta and sauces

Gnocchi in pesto
Crab and spinach ravioli
Fresh Linguini with chilli, lemon and bottarga

Almond and blueberry tart
Dark chocolate mousse cake
Plated desserts

Chocolate fondant
Vanilla crème brulee
Passion fruit soufflé
Profiteroles with vanilla ice cream