The Certificate Program in Cooking & Baking Skills
It is a 20-day, 28-session equivalent course. The program covers all areas of basic kitchen skills; meat, fish, poultry, seafood fabrication; vegetables, pasta and other starch accompaniments and internationally accepted standards for baking. Menu planning and wine appreciation will be a part of the program. This series will culminate with a Legacy buffet prepared by the students. Graduates will merit a government regulated (TESDA), National Level 2 Certificate.

The class will be handled by Chefs: Toto Erfe, Café Ysabel’s Executive Sous Chef, Representative Chef for Filipino cuisine in food promotions abroad and Executive Sous Chef for the Asian Tourism Forum. Chef Jun Jun de Guzman, CACS-Manila Programs Director and Pastry Head Instructor, USDA Council of Chef Trainer and consultant to major food corporations and CACS-Manila Pastry Chef, Jenny Tan. The class is limited to 25 students only.

Class schedule is every Saturday or Sunday at 9:00-4:00 PM.

NO HIDDEN COSTS!

Lessons cover all areas of basic kitchen skills; meat, fish, poultry and seafood fabrication; vegetables; pasta and other starch accompaniments and internationally accepted standards for baking. Menu planning and wine appreciation is also part of the program.
The skills program course plan.

Skills Program Course Plan
Day 1 – Basic Culinary French
Day 2 – Basic Kitchen Skills, Vegetables / Salads
and Dressings / Egg Cookery and Egg Based Sauces
Day 3 – Stocks / Soups
Day 4 – Stocks / Sauces
Day 5 – Beef Fabrication
Day 6 – Pork and Lamb Fabrication / Variety Meats
Day 7 – Chicken and Duck Fabrication
Day 8 – Seafood Fabrication
Day 9 – Introduction to Asian Cookery
Day 10 – Introduction to Pastry Crepes / Souffles / Custards
Day 11 – Meringues
Day 12 – Pastry Dough
Day 13 – Cakes and Cookies
Day 14 – Breads and Special Desserts
Day 15 – Chocolates
Day 16 – Legacy Buffet Discussion, Menu Planning
and Design, Wine Appreciation Dinner
Day 17 – 19 – Logistics and Catering Preparations
Day 20 – Legacy Buffet