Professional – Intensive – Authentic
Pan-Asian Cooking Course
Accredited by Thai Ministry of Education
Train for 6 weeks up to 12 months
This full time 6-week Asian cooking course training program is designed to introduce students to basic culinary skills and to teach the most popular Asian culinary arts such as Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Korean dishes. Instruction, recipes, and training materials are in English. After graduation, students can elect to work as interns at a resort or hotel. Internships are often paid along with having free accommodations and eats provided. Internships are not mandatory. Job placement assistance is provided free of charge for students successfully completing this training. Classes are small, and lots of personal attention is available.
ASIAN CULINARY TRAINING METHODOLOGY
Training is done as follows:
1. Theory Training (40 hours)- Training at prep stations, in the classroom, and at home (in the form of assigned homework), students learn subjects such as knife skills, food safety & personal hygiene (HACCP), food costing & measurements, ingredients, and kitchen utensils. Lecture and study manual are in English. Handouts, audio-visual aids such as whiteboard, PowerPoint, videos, and written tests are used to assist the teacher. Class participation is encouraged and homework is given and graded.
2. Culinary Training (200 hours)-
(A) Demonstration Class- Chef instructors explain and demonstrate cooking techniques and dishes.
(B) Practical Application- 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. Testing is done every Friday afternoon.
TO SEE OUR E BROCHURE, please click HERE.
PAN-ASIAN CULINARY TRAINING COURSE
PROGRAM A–only 6 weeks of training (30 days, Monday-Friday), 240 hours of culinary training at our Asian cooking school. PROGRAM B--6 weeks of training at the school + 4.5 months of internship at a Thai 5-star hotel. Note: Internships are optional and available to those wishing to obtain on-the-job training.
CLASSROOM & COOKING SUMMARY (240 HOURS):
- Classroom Lecture & Homework—40 hours
- Cooking Training–200 hours
To see classroom lecture topics and cuisines to be learned (by country), click HERE.
To see what cuisines and dishes are being taught each week, click HERE.
ASIAN COOKING COURSE DETAILS:
TUITION: 90,000 THB ($3,000 USD)
EDUCATION VISA (6 MONTHS): 15,000 THB ($500 USD)
INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT: 15,000 THB ($500 USD)
Accommodations (optional): 15,000 THB ($500 USD) for 6 weeks while training at the school, includes private room with private bath, hot water, wifi, air con OR 9,000 THB ($300 USD) for 6 weeks in a nice hostel.
Accommodations: Click HERE to see other more expensive rooms.
Length of Course: 6 weeks (Monday-Friday for 30 days in the school) + 4.5 months for those participating in our internship program at a 5-star hotel
Intake Dates: Every Monday
- Thai (2 weeks)
- Chinese (1 week)
- Japanese (1 week)
- Vietnamese (1 week)
- Korean (1 week)
Diploma awarded: Pan-Asian Culinary Chef diploma
Instruction: In English
Recipes in English for all dishes, dips, pastes, sauces prepared
Lecture material, training manual, and hand outs in English
Class Size: Limited to 10
Graduation: Diploma and Ministry of Education certificate awarded upon satisfactory completion
Deposit: 25% required to hold a seat
Letters of Acceptance: For those coming to the school on a 90-day tourist visa once required deposit is received, provided free-of-charge
Visas: Assistance provided in obtaining tourist visas and 6 month student visas
Internship Placement: Assistance provided
Scholarships: Inquire for details
NOTE: All USD prices are subject to change based on daily fluctuations in exchange rates.
How to Enroll:
- Send an email to Ron@ThaiChefSchool.com or click HERE indicating which Monday you wish to start.
- The school will confirm if your desired start date is available.
- Once your start date is confirmed, a deposit, usually paid using any major credit card, is required to guarantee your start date.
- Send us a copy of your passport so that we can start the process of helping you obtain a visa (tourist or student visa).
METHOD OF DEPOSIT PAYMENT:
Paid by Paypal, any major credit card, bank wire transfer, Western Union, 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 USD) or by credit card (+3%).
Work at selected high-quality Thai hotels/resorts/restaurants often for experience and often with pay, free room & food. For those who do a good job, employment opportunities are usually available. Up to 4.5 months of on-the-job training.
We are in constant contact with employers seeking entry-level pan-Asian 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.