Sunday Diploma in Culinary Arts

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Introduction

Medium of Instruction: English

This Sunday-only culinary arts program is designed for students who cannot attend weekday classes due to work or other commitments. The program offers flexible learning schedules and covers a comprehensive curriculum including food safety, cooking, baking, pastry arts, and menu planning. 

Your Instructor

Chef Anita

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Awards

To obtain the Diploma in Culinary Arts from the Academy, students must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Achieve 90% attendance or above in each Module
  • All modules combined must achieve 50% or above in average

Tuition Fee

  • Total Tuition:
    • HK$35,000
  • Miscellaneous Fees:
    • HK$1,500 (including basic equipment and uniform to keep)

Schedules & Registration

Syllabus

Week 1: Basic Hygiene and Food Safety

  • Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Basic Kitchen Safety

Week 1 – 7: General Kitchen Operations

  • Mother Sauces
  • Soups
  • Vegetables
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Meat
  • Fish

Week 8 – 10: Kitchen and Restaurant Operations

  • Operating a Restaurant and Kitchen

Week 11 – 17: Basic Bakery and Pastry

  • Cakes
  • Cream Puddings
  • Bread
  • Pie Dough
  • Mousse
  • Fruit
  • Enriched Bread

Week 18 – 20: Kitchen and Restaurant Operations

  • Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Basic Kitchen Safety

Week 21: Examinations

  • General Kitchen Black Box
  • Bakery Exam

Entry Requirements

Applicants who are interested in this course must fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • have completed  Secondary 5 with grade E in HKCEE English (Syllabus B) or grade C in English (Syllabus A) or 4.5 in IELTS exam or
  • have completed Secondary 6 with Level 2 in the HKDSE English Exam or 4.5 in IELTS exam

English Proficiency

Applicants who:

  • have not passed Level 2 in the HKDSE English Exam or
  • have not scored 4.5 in IELTS exam

must pass an English take an IELTS examination and obtain an overall score of 4.5.

English Tutors

Applicants who are experiencing difficulty with the English course material can avail of the school’s team of professional European and American tutors.

Further Studies

Students who have completed the Sunday Diploma in Culinary Arts can enter directly into the 2nd Year of Advanced Diploma in Hotel Culinary Management (2 Years). Students must complete additional 4 modules in Year 2 as below.

  • Module 1: Food Safety and Occupational Safety and Health
  • Module 2: Communication and Report Writing Skills & Hospitality Sector
  • Module 3: Gastronomy
  • Module 4: Purchasing Management and Cost Control & Menu Studies

The tuition fee for each module is HK$8,300.

FAQs

What payment methods do you accept?

Valid payment methods and their instructions can be found here.

Are there additional charges?

Miscellaneous charges can be found here.

How to Enroll

You may download our enrollment form here or click on the link below to begin enrollment.

The Academy reserves the right to adjust course arrangements, assessments and teaching methods. For further inquiries, please feel free to contact us.