Basic French Cookery

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Medium of Instruction: English

Ever wanted to learn how to cook French food?

In our introductory course, students will be given a complete tour on the basic French dinner table. From appetizers, to entrees, to salads and to desserts, you will be given a hand-held introduction on how to make them as well as to develop an intuition on what makes French cuisine unique. 

Your Instructors

Chef Heinz

Native to Switzerland, Chef Heinz has over 35 years of experience in the culinary and pastry-making arts. After spending some years in his home country, he came to Hong Kong where has worked at several prominent 5 Star Hotels: Hilton, Furama, New World Harbourview, among others. Now, he teaches at the academy, where he shares his joy and passion in cooking to all his students.

Chef Jean

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Students who achieve a minimum attendance of 75% may apply for “Attendance Certificate in Basic French Cookery”.  Award will be issued within 3 months.

Tuition Fee


Schedules & Registration


  • Lesson 1
    • Basic Cutting Style, Chicken Stock
    • Carrot Veloute
  • Lesson 2
    • Croque Tartine Parisienne
    • Eggs Bird nest
  • Lesson 3
    • French Onion Soup
    • Shrimp Bisque
  • Lesson 4
    • Quiche Lorraine, Arugula
    • Salade Lyonnaise, Bacon & Eggs
  • Lesson 5
    • Squid & Asparagus Salad, spicy Dressing
    • Mushroom Risotto with Porcini and Chipolata
  • Lesson 6
    • Chicken Curry Veloute, Panfried Chicken Breast
    • Sole Meuniere, Spinach and Chateau Potatoes
  • Lesson 7
    • Duck a l’Orange, Creole Rice
    • Coq au Vin in Redwine, Potato Puree
  • Lesson 8
    • Beef Bourguinone, Egg Pasta
    • Pork Scaloppine ‘Saltimbocca’, Ratatouille
  • Lesson 9
    • Salmon & Scallop Tartare, Baby Cucumber
    • Banana Chocolate Pastry
  • Lesson 10
    • Black Cherry Clafoutis
    • Crepe Suzette Flambe, Vanilla Ice Cream


What should I prepare on the first day?

Kindly pay the initial deposit for the course as well as prepare the following items:

  1. Chef uniform set deposit – total $392 in cash (uniform – $300, apron – $50, big towel – $30, and chef hat – $12; non refundable)
  2. Two new kitchen clothes with different colors $12 
What payment methods do you accept?
Valid payment methods and their instructions can be found here.
What is your policy on make up classes?

Make-up classes are allowed but are subject to: prior approval, validity of proof of absence and availability. In addition, make-up classes do not count as attendances.

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.