Professional – Intensive – Authentic

Accredited by Thai Ministry of Education

For those wishing to learn basic culinary skills, Western cooking techniques, sauces, and Western dishes

INTERNSHIPS & JOBS AVAILABLE

This intensive 7-week course is designed to introduce both Thais and international students to basic culinary skills, techniques, and French, Italian, American, and Spanish cuisines. Classes are conducted primarily in English. After graduation, students can elect to work as interns at a resort/hotel for up to 3 months. This is a paid internship. Internships are not mandatory. Job placement assistance is provided free of charge for students successfully completing this course. Classes are small, and lots of personal attention is available.

CULINARY TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Training is done as follows:

1. Classroom Training (2 weeks)–

In a dedicated classroom, subjects such as knife skills, HACCP, menu planning, nutrition, food costing & measurements, ingredients, kitchen utensils, and kitchen organization are taught. Most lectures are in English. Handouts, audio-visual aids such as whiteboard, power point, and videos are used to assist the lecturer. Class participation is encouraged.

2. Culinary Training (5 weeks)–

(A) Demonstration Class–In the morning chef instructors will explain and demonstrate Western cooking techniques and dishes

(B) Practical Application—In the afternoon, students, using recipes and notes, are expected to properly prepare the same dish professionally and correctly. All dishes are checked by the instructor with constructive criticism offered. Each student has his own training station and works independently.

WESTERN BASIC CULINARY TRAINING COURSE

OVERALL:

  • Classroom–7 weeks of training (35 days, Monday-Friday)
  • 260 hours cooking and in the classroom
  • Internship–up to 3 months of paid internship at Thai hotels/resorts

CLASSROOM & COOKING SUMMARY:

  • Classroom Lecture—10 days, 6 hours/day=60 hours
  • Cooking Training—25 days, 8 hours/day=200 hours

COURSE DETAILS:

Tuition:

  • All students--75,000* (Thai Baht)

*Includes 2 uniform sets & a set of cutlery knives

Accommodations: Available starting at 2,500 baht/week

Length: 7 weeks (Monday-Friday for 35 days)

Internship: No charge for this program and this is elective, not mandatory. Can be up to 3 months, with pay, at a Thai hotel or resort.

Start Date: Contact us for intake dates

Cuisines Taught:

French, Italian, other European, American & Spanish

Instruction: In English (except for Thai students)

Course Material:

  • Recipes in English for all dishes, dips, pastes, sauces prepared
  • Lecture material in English

Class Size: Limited to 9

Graduation: Diploma and Ministry of Education certificate awarded upon satisfactory attendance, participation, and test scores

Deposit: 25% required to hold a seat

Letters of Acceptance: Provided for international students upon receipt of funds

METHOD OF DEPOSIT PAYMENT:

Paid by Paypal, any major credit card, bank wire transfer, cash, or by ATM transfer (if within Thailand). Remaining tuition, not paid as a deposit, is due the first day of the class paid in cash (THB) or by credit card (+3%).

ENGLISH LESSONS:

Available, at an extra charge, for those needing or wanting to improve their English skills.

INTERNSHIPS:

Work at selected high-quality Thai hotels/resorts for pay and experience. For those who do a good job, employment opportunities are usually available. Up to 3 months of on-the-job training.

INTERVIEWS:

We are in constant contact with employers seeking entry-level cooks. Some represent cruise ships while others work with resorts and restaurants in Thailand. We assist our students in obtaining interviews. There is no charge for this service.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated October 12, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
June 2019
Duration
7 weeks
Full-time
Price
75,000 THB
for international students
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