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

  • Very Convenient location had a wonderful journey at VIT.

    - Ms. Christine G

  • Staff member specially Dhara was excellent.

    - Mr. Michael G

  • Flexible payment option and very supportive trainer.

    - Ms. Melissa C

  • especially Trainer Andrea was my favourite.

    - 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

  • It is a very enjoyable and informative class.

    - Mr. Sylvie T

  • Student Services was very supportive.

    - Mr. Li Y

  • Best education and Graduation Ceremony

    - Nabin Pun (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Enjoyed the education journey and Good teaching staff

    - Pardeep Singh Dhillon (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Everyone Friendly and Helpful @ VIT

    - Keshav Shrestha (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Very supportive lecturers, best staff and organising commitees

    - Dhanuka Nilanjana (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Graduation Ceremony the best and I enjoyed thoroughly

    - Sahil Sharma (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Study environment @ VIT is best

    - Anjali Devi (BITS Graduate 2017)

  • Great inspiration by our Chairman and CEO of VIT

    - Lekhnath Sapkota (BITS Graduate 2017)

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