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

JANUARY 2020

14FOOD HANDLING AND SAFETYThe 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 knowhow of why we have the implementation of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).

R380

16INTRODUCTION 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.

R470

21INNOVATIONS WITH 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.

R640

23SUMMER SPLASHLearn about the different foods one can make and enjoy this summer.

R640

28RICE, GRAINS AND PULSESLearn 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.

R640

30BASIC 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.

R640

FEBRUARY 2020

04VALENTINE'S DAY WORKSHOPLearn about the different dishes and desserts to treat you loved ones this Valentine's Day.

R640

06BREAKFAST / BRUNCHBreak / Brunch Workshop

R640

10INTRODUCTION TO HACCPHACCP Workshop

R380

12PIES 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.

R640

13PASTA 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.

R640

18BASIC CAKE BAKINGLearn how to cover a cake in fondant, how to make royal icing, chocolate paste and gum paste, as well as how to create delicate lilies, roses and blossoms for your cake.

R640

19EASTER WORKSHOPLearn about the variety of dishes to prepare for Easter.

R670

20SWEET DOUGHLearn the basics of preparing brioche, Do-nuts, Danish pastry etc. during this interactive class.

R640

25CREATIVE CANAPESDelectable, beautifully presented canapés can be the highlight of any event. At this course, you will learn new techniques with which to master the art of creating delicious, stylish and imaginative canapés that will suit any occasion and client brief.

R640

27MEDITERRANEAN WORKSHOPMediterranean eating is focused on simple cooking and includes all the foods you already eat, just in different proportions.

R670

MARCH 2020

05INTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN FIRST AIDIntroduction to Kitchen First Aid

R640

10BASIC PASTRYLearn about the basic pastry techniques to make the perfect pastry.

R640

11INDIAN CUISINELearn different types of curries ranging from North to South India, different
Indian breads and condiments, different plating ideas, use of different spices, how to make Indian pickles.

R670

13MACAROON WORKSHOPLearn how to make basic Macaroons.

R640

16MEAT 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.

R670

19STOCKS AND SAUCESLearn about cooking sauces and derivatives i.e. brown, butter, cold, dressings, veloute, white with derivatives including demiglace and hollandaise. The class includes a meal at the end featuring the sauces.

R470

23-275 DAY WORKSHOP5 Day Workshop

R4000

31ARTISAN 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.

R670

APRIL 2020

02COOKING VEGETARIANLearn about the different cooking methods on vegetarian.

R570

07CHOCOLATE WORKSHOPDiscover the history of chocolate and get familiar with the different chocolate products available on the market. Learn how to temper chocolate and how to make various truffles, chocolate desserts and master the technique of moulding chocolate.

R670

16AFRICAN CUISINEIntroducing a new workshop in 2020. Learn about the different cuisines that we have here in Africa.

R670

24HEALTHY EATINGIntroduce and learn how to prepare healthy meals this year.

R640

23HOT AND COLD DESSERTSIf Pavlova is your fancy, then you need to join us for an interactive day of making a variety of desserts. The art of making crème brûlée, seasonal fruit compote, soufflé, etc…

R640

29INTRODUCTION 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.

R470

MAY 2020

05KNIFE 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.

R470

06WINTER WARMERSLearn about all the delicate dishes that will warm you up this winter.

R640

07CUPCAKE 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.

R570

12STOCKS AND SOUPSLearn about cooking soup and derivatives i.e. brown, butter, cold, dressings, veloute, white with derivatives including demiglace and hollandaise. The class includes a meal at the end featuring the sauces.

R470

14HEALTHY LUNCHBOX MEALSLearn about the fundamentals of healthy lunch box meals

R640

19GOURMET PIZZA AND 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.

R670

20THAI COOKINGThe fresh flavors of Thailand are found in these Pad Thai, Panang curry, and Thai soup recipes rated by home cooks like you.

R670

22TABLE LAY UP AND SETTINGSTable Lay and Setting

R470

26BREAKFAST/BRUNCHLearn how to make the perfect breakfast/ brunch.

R640

28RICE, GRAINS AND PULSESLearn 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.

R640

JUNE 2020

02SEAFOOD WORKSHOPLearn about the different sea-food dishes-from hake to snoek, etc.

R670

04PASTA 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.

R640

06MACAROON WORSHOPMacaroon Workshop

R640

09MEXICAN CUISINETex-Mex, from Taco to Tortillas and Chilli Con-Carne join us for a fun filled interactive day exploring Mexican Cuisine

R670

10SALADS AND STARTERSSalads and Starters

R640

12FOOD HANDLING AND SAFETYThe 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 knowhow of why we have the implementation of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).

R380

18CUPCAKE WORSHOPWorkshop 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.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.

R570

22-0310 DAY WORKSHOP10 Day Workshop

R6600