Centres for Culinary Excellence

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 2019

 

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

JANUARY 2019

03FISH & POULTRYLearn how to fillet a fish, different fish cuts, quality points of fish, classical fish preparations, learn about the different chicken cuts, identify the different types of poultry, different poultry preparation methods and more.

R605

04ARTISAN BREAD BAKINGArtisan Bread Baking with Ricky Ellis

R640

10MEAT 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.

R640

12HEALTH, HYGIENE & SAFETYHealth, Hygiene and Safety Workshop

R350

22SWEET DOUGHSSweet Doughs Workshop

R606

24MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE WORKSHOPMediterranean eating is focused on simple cooking and includes all the foods you already eat, just in different proportions

R640

FEBRUARY 2019

 

01INTRODUCTION 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

02CREATIVE 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.

R605

09VALENTINES DAY WORKSHOPLearn about the origins of pizza, pizza toppings, cheese and different pizza variations

R605

13HACCP WORKSHOPHACCP Workshop

R350

23BREAKFAST/BRUNCH WORKSHOPBreak / Brunch Workshop

R605

 

MARCH 2019

 

02MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE WORKSHOPMediterranean eating is focused on simple cooking and includes all the foods you already eat, just in different proportions.

R640

04EASTER WORKSHOPEaster Workshop

R640

07PIES 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

09MEAT 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.

R640

16BASIC 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.

R605

20PASTA COURSELearn 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

26FISH AND POULTRYDo you know what meat you serve on a plate? Well meat identification is just the course for you, learn the different types of meat the cuts and quality points. With tantalizing recipes like Roasted lamb chump and Mexican rub – Rib Eye Steak.

R605

28ARTISAN 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.

R640

 

APRIL 2019

 

04HOT 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…

R605

06GARNISHING AND PLATINGBeautiful food is more appealing than food that doesn't look attractive. learn how to make irresistible dishes, quality presentation, starting with brightly-coloured, well-cooked food. Play with contrasting colors and textures to increase its visual appeal, garnish the plate with flavorful herbs or spices to take it to the next level

R605

13BASIC BREAD 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.

R605

15SOUPS AND SAUCES WORKSHOPLearn 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.

R550

16RICE, 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.

R605

19MEAT 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.

R640

21MEXICAN CUISINETex-Mex, from Taco to Tortillas and Chilli Con-Carne join us for a fun filled interactive day exploring Mexican Cuisine.

R640

 

MAY 2019

 

03INTRODUCTION 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

07WINTER WARMERSLearn about all the delicate dishes that will warm you up this winter.

R605

09PASTRY WORKSHOPPastry workshop

R605

13INDIAN 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.

R640

16RICE, GRAIN 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.

R605

21KNIFE 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

24CREATIVE 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.

R605

27BREAD 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

 

JUNE 2019

 

03 - 1410 DAY COURSE10 Day cooking course.

R6100

19SAUCES WORKSHOPLearn 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.

R500

21CUPCAKE 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.

R550

24INTRODUCTION TO FOOD COSTINGDoes every menu items in your unit have a recipe? Are you developing new menu items and need to write and cost the recipes? Are your current recipes costed correctly?Learn 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 rolls.

R450

27MEAT 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.

R605

 

JULY 2019

 

03FISH & POULTRYLearn how to fillet a fish, different fish cuts, quality points of fish, classical fish preparations, learn about the different chicken cuts, identify the different types of poultry, different poultry preparation methods and more.

R605

04ARTISAN BREAD BAKINGArtisan Bread Baking with Ricky Ellis

R640

10MEAT 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.

R640

12HEALTH, HYGIENE & SAFETYHealth, Hygiene and Safety Workshop

R350

22SWEET DOUGHSSweet Doughs Workshop

R606

24MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE WORKSHOPMediterranean eating is focused on simple cooking and includes all the foods you already eat, just in different proportions

R640

 

AUGUST 2019

 

01HEALTHY LUNCH BOX MEALSIntroducing a new and exciting short course. Learn about different variations for healthy lunch boxes for you and your kids.

R605

02INTRO 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

05COOKING VEGETARIAN DISHES Learn how to create delicious vegetarian meals from vegan to vegetarian dishes.

R550

08PASTA 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

12INTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN FIRST AIDINTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN FIRST AID

R605

13BASIC 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.

R605

15HACCP WORKSHOPHACCP WORKSHOP

R350

16GOURMET, PIZZA AND STREET FOODLearn about the origins of pizza, pizza toppings, cheese and different pizza variations

R640

21SUMMER SPLASHLearn about the different foods one can make and enjoy this summer.

R605

23PIES 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

31MEAT 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.

R640

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

03SUMMER SPLASHLearn about the different foods one can make and enjoy this summer.

R605

05ARTISAN BREADSAn exciting new course. Artisan Bread Baking

R640

9-135 DAY WORKSHOP5 Day Workshop

R3700

16RICE, 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.

R605

18SEA FOODLearn about the different sea-food dishes-from hake to snoek, etc.

R640

19KNIFE 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

24BREAKFAST/BRUNCH WORKSHOPLearn how to make the perfect breakfast / brunch with different recipes.

R605

26CREATIVE 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.

R605

28INDIAN 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.

R640

30INTRODUCTION TO FOOD COSTINGFOOD COSTING Food 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.

R350

 

OCTOBER 2019

 

02CHOCOLATE 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.

R640

04SALADS AND STARTERSLearn the basics of preparing brioche, Do-nuts, Danish pastry etc. during this interactive class.

R605

08THAI COOKINGThe fresh flavors of Thailand are found in these Pad Thai, Panang curry, and Thai soup recipes rated by home cooks like you.

R640

10CUP 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.

R550

14INTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN FIRST AIDIntroduction to Kitchen First Aid

R605

16HEALTHY LIVINGPetits fours and friandise are delicate, beautiful sweet treats that add a sense of elegance to any special occasion. At this course you will learn new and exciting petits fours and friandise recipes that will be sure to impress your guests.

R605

17INNOVATIONS WITH SANDWICHES AND WRAPSLet your imagination run wild, explore the variety of open sandwiches and speciality breads.

R605

 

NOVEMBER 2019

 

04HOT 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…

R605

06GARNISHING AND PLATINGBeautiful food is more appealing than food that doesn't look attractive. learn how to make irresistible dishes, quality presentation, starting with brightly-coloured, well-cooked food. Play with contrasting colors and textures to increase its visual appeal, garnish the plate with flavorful herbs or spices to take it to the next level

R605

13BASIC BREAD 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.

R605

15SOUPS AND SAUCES WORKSHOPLearn 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.

R550

16RICE, 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.

R605

19MEAT 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.

R640

21MEXICAN CUISINETex-Mex, from Taco to Tortillas and Chilli Con-Carne join us for a fun filled interactive day exploring Mexican Cuisine.

R640

DECEMBER 2019

 

02CHRISTMAS BAKING WORKSHOPThe most exciting festival of the year is about to come. Let's get prepared for it with some exquisite recipes. Let your loved one's savour some fine recipes.

R605

04BASIC 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

05PASTRY WORKSHOPPastry Workshop

R605

10INNOVATIONS 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.

R605

12MEAT GRILLING 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.

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