Foundations Of Culinary Arts - Chef In Training Series 1 Intensive

By Brenda Chew
Duration: 3 hours/session
For: 8 sessions
Price: $0.00

This 8 session 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 Series 2.

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.

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

Thick vegetable soup
Chicken stock
Emulsified sauces, purees, eggs and farinaceous

Braised lentils
Hollandaise with asparagus
Cooking and preparing meats:

Chicken in eight serving pieces
Cooking meat using different techniques: marinating, pan searing, frying and roasting
Braised beef
Fish and shellfish

Steamed mussels
Salmon tartare
Pan seared white snapper
Oven braised white fish

Caesar salad
Prawn, pesto and tomato salad
Warm chicken and seasonal vegetables salad
Fresh pasta and sauces

Handmade tagliatelle with meat ragout
Spinach and ricotta ravioli
Hand made gnocchi with tomato sauce

Creme brulee
Home made ice cream
Creme patissiere
Fresh fruit tart
Putting it altogether/Restaurant simulation.

The last class is only open for those who sign up for all 8 classes. The chef will discuss with the participants prior to the class, what they would like to focus on eg: a recap of their skills or a restaurant simulation or a black box challenge to test their knowledge and skills.