If you enjoy cooking for your friends and family, and would like to profit from your passion, consider becoming a certified Private Chef (PC) in our certification programme.

As a PC, you have the freedom to design your own menu and cook in different environments. Partially funded by SkillsFuture Singapore, the course is taught by a team of six global chefs. In just six classes, you will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to operate your own PC business. Learn the culinary essentials: from hygiene standards and professional knife-handling techniques, to the understanding of complex spice blends, through to the foundation of soups, stocks and sauces.


  • Learn the basic skills and techniques of different cooking methods of Eastern & Western cuisines.
  • Gain the confidence to be cross-trained to cook different cuisines in the comforts of your home.
  • Be a private chef in your own home or to start your own personal chef business.



8 consecutive Saturdays

9am - 3pm


21 July - 8 September 2018

15 September - 3 November 2018

*Dates are subject to change


Class 1: Sanitation, Basic Knife Skills and Table Set-up

Academic: Sanitation, Basic Knife Skills and Table Set-up

Menu: Nicoise Salad, Greek-Style Marinated Vegetables, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale

Demo: Basic Table Setting

Hands On: Nicoise Salad, Greek-Style Marinated Vegetables, Avocado-Shrimp Timbale

Class 2: Techniques of Healthy Cooking and Nutrition

Academic: Principles of Nutrition

Menu: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Cod marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes, Strawberries Nage with Thyme and Lemon Sherbet

Demo: Cod marinated in Miso cooked in Sous Vide, Fresh Thyme and Lemon Sherbet

Hands on: Cauliflower cooked in Papillote, Pilaf Rice, Claypot Tofu, Eggplant and Tomatoes, Strawberries Nage

Class 3: Basic Stocks, Soups and Sauces

Academic: Fundamentals of Western Cuisine

Menu: Vol-au-Vent, Brown Chicken Stock, Roux Type and Brown Chicken Jus with Garlic, Parmentier

Demo: Brown Chicken Jus with Garlic

Hands on: Vol-au-Vent, Brown Chicken Stock, Roux Type, Parmentier Soup

Class 4: Chinese Cuisine

Academic: Mastering Chinese Recipes

Menu: Pan-Fried Dumpling Beijing Style, Cantonese Steamed Fish, Kung Po Chicken, Seafood Fried Rice, Chilled Sago Pudding

Demo: Pan-Fried Dumpling Beijing Style, Chilled Sago Pudding

Hands On: Cantonese Steamed Fish, Kung Po Chicken and Seafood Fried Rice

Class 5: Singapore Cuisine

Academic: The Uniqueness of Singapore Cuisine: How to make Spice Paste, Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Menu: Chicken Rice, Laksa, Sambal Stingray, Tropical Popsicle (Pineapple & Raspberry)

Demo: Chicken Rice and Tropical Popsicle

Hands On: Laksa, Sambal Stingray, Popiah

Class 6: Thai Cuisine

Academic: Mastering Thai Recipes

Menu: Tom Yum Goong, Phad Thai, Green Chicken Curry, Green Papaya Salad, Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Cream

Demo: Green Papaya Salad, Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Cream

Hands On: Tom Yum Goong, Phad Thai, Green Chicken Curry

Class 7: Basic French Cuisine

Academic: French Culture and Cuisine

Menu: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes and Lemon Butter Sauce, Braised Beef Bourguignon, Classic Roast Chicken, Foie Gras Terrine, Hot Chocolate Soufflé

Demo: Braised Beef Bourguignon, Foie Gras Terrine

Hands On: Seared Scallops Served with Fondant Potatoes and Lemon Butter Sauce, Classic Roast Chicken, Hot Chocolate Soufflé

Class 8: Basic Desserts

Academic: Pastry & Bakery Production

Menu: Bourdaloue Tart, Chocolate Mi-Cuit, Classic Millefeuille with Raspberries, Mini Financiers

Demo: Pate Brisse, Pate Feuilletee

Hands On: Bourdaloue Tart, Chocolate Mi-Cuit, Mini Financiers, Classic Millefeuille with Raspberries 


Private Chef International Students   Singaporeans/PRs (With SSG funding) Singaporeans (With enhanced subsidy) Singaporeans (with WTS funding)
Private Chef SGD 2,300.00 SGD 2,300.00 SGD 2,300.00 SGD 2,300.00
Less - SSG Funding*  -  SGD 629.00 SGD 629.00 SGD 629.00
Net Programme Fee SGD 2,300.00 SGD 1,671.00 SGD 1,671.00 SGD 1,671.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 2,320.00 SGD 1,691.00 SGD 1,691.00 SGD 1,691.00
GST (7%) SGD 162.40 SGD 118.37 SGD 118.37 SGD 118.37
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy - - SGD 296.00 -
WTS Funding - - SGD 1,556.00
Net Fees Payable SGD 2,482.40 SGD 1,809.37 SGD 1,513.37 SGD 253.37

*Note: SSG funding available for Singaporeans/ SPRs. Please contact us to check your eligibility.


Be able to speak, read and write English.

For enquiries:

If you have any enquiry regarding the course, kindly write in to Easy Chefs at:


SSG Programme Fee Funding
Enjoy up to 95% SSG programme fee funding for all Singaporeans and SPRs.

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme – 95% Programme Fee Funding from WTS Scheme
Eligible for:

  • Singapore citizen
  • Aged 35 years old and above
  • Earn a monthly income of not more than S$2,000
  • Have signed up for any WTS qualifying courses

To find out more about the additional funding for Singaporeans, please click here.

SkillsFuture Credit
What is SkillsFuture?

SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Through this movement, the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore's next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.

Who is it for?

  • Singapore citizen 
  • Aged 25 years and above

For more information on SkillsFuture Credit, click here.


  • Enrolment is a subject to availability and incomplete applications will not be processed
  • The programme is conducted in English and proficiency in the language is a requirement
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change
  • Required Attire:
    - White collared shirt (No see-through, sleeveless, revealing, designs or patterns)
    - Black Pants (No jeans, leggings, jogging or cargo pants)
    - Black covered shoes (No slippers, high heels or sports shoes)
    - As per the Academy's grooming policy, hair/ head accessories such as caps, hats or any other headgears are not allowed
  • Failure to comply to grooming standards will result in non-participation



1. Please ensure that all documents listed below are duly prepared:

International Applicant       Singaporean/SPR Applicant 
Copy of Passport and Work Pass (front and back) Copy of NRIC (front & back)
Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required) Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required)

2. Click here to apply. Please allow approximately 10 minutes for the online application and ensure all documents are duly completed and submitted online. Any incomplete application will not be processed.

3. Application Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Confirmation of seats is on a first come first serve basis with full payment received via online debt / credit. Alternatively, we accept NETs, local cheque for local applicants; bank drafts and telegraphic transfers for international applicants, the details are as follows:

Beneficiary: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy Pte Ltd
Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited
Branch: South Bridge Road
Bank code: 7375
Branch Code: 343
Account No: 934-342-2489

4. For successful applicants, we will email a Confirmation of Acceptance before the commencement of the programme.

5. Please be advised that full payment of administration fee and programme fee has to be made before class commencement.