Victorian institute of technology (VIT)
Victorian institute of technology (VIT)

The Chef Within

This course bring the expertise, tips and tricks of Chefs with years of commercial experience to you – to extend your kitchen knowledge. A course design to hone your skills, fill those ‘missing gaps” in technique and bring ideas back into your cooking – to bring out the “Chef Within”.

Course Title

Chef Within

Course Code VITSC600
Cost $1,860
Duration 10 weekly classes
Session 10 x 6 hour sessions
Intake date TBC
Location 413 Johnston St., Abbotsford, Melbourne
Materials All food and beverages, course notes, apron and equipment supplied

The course follows a structure introduction to techniques and skills-training combined with practical cooking and information at every step. From knife skills, safety and commonsense in the commercial kitchen environment, each session will focus on preparation of either:

  • Entrees
  • Soups
  • Sauces
  • Hot and Cold Meats
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Pasta
  • Sweets
  • Cheeses
  • Seasonal cooking and market shopping

Our Chef will challenge you to try new ideas and tastes, recommend books and other sources of inspiration.
The last session of the course will include a sit-down dinner, where you can invite a friend or family member to experience your new found cooking skills and ideas

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  • “I benefitted greatly from this course while still working in the workplace (restaurant).”

    - Kishan S

  • I was very happy with my time at VIT studying hospitality. I don’t think there is anything I would change, everything was good”

    - Vijay S

  • Excellent trainer, thoroughly enjoyed the course. Was well paced and time went quickly. Appreciated being able to complete some projects as a group in class, venue convenient and all facilities required were available

    - Ms. Christine G

  • Very good relationships developed from the beginning. Staff members have been fantastic even before commencement of the course. They made my time in class informative and pleasurable

    - Mr. Michael G

  • Very well structured course. I have got a lot out of this course and looking forward to putting my new skills and knowledge to work –

    - Ms. Melissa C

  • First time I have had such a positive, intelligent and charismatic trainer. He has a talent for training and made a challenging course achievable with his attitude and advice. I would definitely like to study with him in future on another course and have enjoyed the time

    - Mr. Jason P

  • Fantastic opportunity to be a student of VIT. Excellent trainer and best Administrator, thanks for their help and support

    - Ms. Ramanpreet P

  • The course was very good. Trainer was fantastic and was flexible and informative

    - Ms. Rebecca B

  • So far the course has been fantastic with a patient and understanding teacher.  The course is very informative and helpful with my current job.

    - Mr. Chris C

  • The written information I found to be useful, well written, concise. The instructor was very helpful in any difficulties that I experienced. Also very knowledgeable and very communicative. I would recommend this course.

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    - Mr. Effie S

  • It is a very enjoyable and informative class.

    - Mr. Sylvie T

  • The course gave me confidence though it was a little challenging. My teacher was friendly and very helpful.

    - Mr. Vincen R

  • My English teacher is responsible and patient who uses simple ways to help us understand English words.

    - Mr. Yuwen Z

  • Our English teacher is a nice person who is patient, responsible and kind.

    - Mr. Li Y

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