These specialised culinary courses take place at the South African Chefs Association’s Centre for Culinary Excellence, Corner of Annet and Bunting Roads, Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Specialised one day culinary courses, lecture venue and kitchen for hire, team building activities and five-and ten-day culinary skills workshops.

CCE Short Course Application Form : 1 Day Application Form

These short courses take place from 09h00 to 15h30 on each day. To book, kindly contact:  yejna@sachefs.co.za  / 011 482 7250

SEPTEMBER 2020

01FOOD, SAFETY & HYGIENEThe fundamentals of knowing why safety, food handling and hygiene plays a huge role in the culinary industry. This workshop will equip each delegate with the know how of why we have the implementation of Hazard Analysis Critical

R350

02BASIC KNIFE SKILLSBasic knife skills are an important component of any culinarian's competence. This course will equip participants with a basic knowledge of knife safety, knife construction, knife handling, as well as the skill of turning vegetables into decorative displays with garnishing techniques.

R450

07MACAROON WORKSHOPLearn how to make basic Macaroons.

R450

09PASTA WORKSHOPLearn to make proper pasta dough by hand, learn to create different flavoured pasta dough and create dishes using different pasta sauces. Sweet pasta dough and dessert dishes.

R605

11BREAKFAST/BRUNCH WORKSHOPBreak / Brunch Workshop.

R605

15BASIC BREAD BAKINGLearn about the origin of bread and what ingredients make up the quality of a delicious golden brown loaf, using different raising agents and flours to make focaccia, health loaves and soft roll.

R605

17INNOVATIVE SANDWICHES AND WRAPSInnovations with Sandwiches and Wraps. Learn about the different ingredients that can be added to make the perfect and most delicious, fresh sandwiches and wraps.

R605

21INTRO TO FOOD COSTINGFood costing is the process by which the material or physical assets owned by an establishment are safe guarded, as the property needs these assets in order to make a profit.

R450

22FISH AND POULTRY WORKSHOPFish and Poultry Workshop

R640

29MEDITERRANEAN CUISINEMediterranean eating is focused on simple cooking and includes all the foods you already eat, just in different proportions.

R640

OCTOBER 2020

01CUP CAKE WORKSHOPWorkshop begins by baking our signature vanilla cupcakes and we will help you master the art of baking a perfect cupcake, as well as different piping techniques to dress it up.

R350

05INTRO TO HACCPHACCP Workshop

R350

06GARNISHING AND PLATINGLearn amazing and different garnishing and plating methods with your dishes.

R605

08COOKING VEGETARIANLearn about the different cooking methods on vegetarian.

R550

13HOT & COLD DESSERTSLearn to make proper pasta dough by hand, learn to create different flavoured pasta dough and create dishes using different pasta sauces. Sweet pasta dough and dessert dishes.

R605

15PIES AND TARTSLearn how to mix, roll and bake perfectly flaky pie and tart crust, create filling ranging from sweet to savoury, Pie and Tart decorating techniques and learn how to bake crust correctly etc.

R605

19SALADS AND STARTERSLearn the different variations of salads and starters.

R605

22PETIT FOURSPetit Fours Workshop

R605

27BASIC CAKE BAKINGLearn all the needed basics to bake a cake.

R605

29INTRO TO KITCHEN FIRST AIDIntroduction to Kitchen First Aid.

R605

NOVEMBER 2020

03CHRISTMAS BAKINGReady to impress your guest? Go all out this Christmas with our Christmas Baking Workshop.

R640

05HEALTHY EATINGLearn how to prepare healthy meals this year this summer.

R605

09BISCUIT AND COOKIESLearn different types of biscuits and cookies as a sweet treat.

R605

10RICE, PULSES & GRAINSLearn how to give new twists to tantalise the taste buds using a variety or rice, grains and pulses. Create exciting recipes using quinoa, bulgur wheat, Arborio rice, lentils and beans.

R605

13PIZZA PERFECTLearn how to make the perfect pizza with different techniques.

R605

17GOURMET BURGERS & STREET FOODBasic knife skills are an important component of any culinarian's competence. This course will equip participants with a basic knowledge of knife safety, knife construction, knife handling, as well as the skill of turning vegetables into decorative displays with garnishing techniques.

R605

19INTRO TO FOOD COSTINGFood costing is the process by which the material or physical assets owned by an establishment are safe guarded, as the property needs these assets in order to make a profit.

R450

23CUPCAKE WORKSHOP Workshop begins by baking our signature vanilla cupcakes and we will help you master the art of baking a perfect cupcake, as well as different piping techniques to dress it up.

R350

25MEAT GRILLINGLearn about and make different marinades and spices used in grilling. Different ingredients to grill ranging from meats, fish, chicken and veg to make up authentic dishes. Different grilling techniques.Learn about and make different marinades and spices used in grilling. Different ingredients to grill ranging from meats, fish, chicken and veg to make up authentic dishes. Different grilling techniques.

R640

DECEMBER 2020

01BASIC PASTRYLearn about the basic pastry techniques to make the perfect pastry.

R605

03THAI COOKINGThe fresh flavors of Thailand are found in these Pad Thai, Panang curry, and Thai soup recipes rated by home cooks like you.

R640

07SWEET DOUGHS WORKSHOPLearn the basics of preparing brioche, Do-nuts, Danish pastry etc. during this interactive class.

R605

09SUMMER SPLASHLearn about the different foods one can make and enjoy this summer.

R605

10ARTISANAL BREAD WORKSHOP In our Artisan Bread making course/workshop, we cover the core fundamentals as well as more advanced concepts of Artisan Bread Baking. By the end of the workshop, you will have all the knowledge necessary to make quality artisan bread.

R605