10 Best Culinary School in Singapore to Help You Become the Next Master Chef [2022]

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10 Best Culinary School in Singapore
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Inspired to become the next Master Chef in Singapore? Or are you interested to pursue a career in the Food & Beverage (F&B) Industry?

While it is not impossible to start learning basic cooking skills yourself at home, it is still highly encouraged that you seek help from professionals who have a great deal of experience in the industry to help you achieve better proficiency in culinary.

So which culinary schools are there in Singapore? Read on as we introduce you to the 10 Best Culinary School in Singapore that offer various types of courses and programmes in culinary arts.

1. At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Enrols students from more than 34 countries
– Education experience includes Cuisine, Culinary, Pastry & Bakery and Food & Beverage studies of East and West, Old and New, Herbs and Spices, Innovation and Technology augured by a rigorous Study and Work Pedagog
– Offer students various diploma programmes and opportunities to further their studies towards a degree pathway
Websitehttps://at-sunrice.com/
Location28 Tai Seng Street, Level 5,
Singapore 534106
Email (For enquiry)[email protected] 
Contact Number+65 6416 6688
Operating HoursMondays – Fridays
9 am – 6 pm (Business Hours)

Saturdays & Sundays
9 am – 6 pm (Classes Only)

Closed on Public Holidays
Online Ratings/ Reviews191 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars) 

From the online diploma programme to specialist diploma programmes, At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy provides students with learning opportunities in both Pastry & Bakery and Culinary Arts.

Besides the above-mentioned diploma programmes, At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy has also signed degree articulation agreements with well-respected universities such as Johnson & Wales University (USA), University of West London (UK) and Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong to provide students with various opportunities to further their culinary and F&B education by creating a seamless progression towards a degree pathway.

2. Asian Culinary Institute Singapore

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Appointed by SSG to be the Anchor Provider for Food & Beverage Services industry
– Also the Programme Manager for the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (Food Services)
– WSQ Certificate in Food Services (part-time and full time)
Websitehttps://www.aci.edu.sg/
Location11 Eunos Road 8, Lifelong Learning Institute, #03-01, (Lift Lobby A),
Singapore 408601
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6417 3318
Operating HoursMondays – Thursdays
8.30 am – 6 pm

Fridays
8.30 am – 5.30 pm

Closed on Weekends and Public Holidays
Online Ratings/ Reviews73 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars) 

A collaboration between SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) (Previously known as WDA) and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Asian Culinary Institute (ACI) Singapore is the appointed Anchor Provider by SSG for Food & Beverage Services industry and Programme Manager for the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (Food Services).

Besides providing short courses (WSQ and non-WSQ), ACI Singapore also offers Full Qualification certificate courses (Higher, Advanced, Diploma, Specialist Diploma) for students who want to them full time or part-time.

3. Palate Sensations Culinary School

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Delivers exceptional hands-on cooking classes across a broad spectrum of cuisines, patisserie and baking
– Classes are available on weekdays, weekends or weeknights for Chef in Training classes
– Specially created for beginners
– Taught by professionally trained chefs over 4, 6 or 8 sessions
– Installment plans are available for classes over $900
Websitehttps://www.palatesensations.com/
LocationChromos #01-03, 10 Biopolis Road,
Singapore 138670
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6478 9746
Operating HoursWednesdays – Saturdays
10 am – 10 pm

Sundays
10 am – 8 pm

Tuesdays
10 am – 9 pm

Closed on Mondays
Online Ratings/ Reviews62 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars) 

Staffed by an Executive Chef, a Cuisine Chef, a Pastry Chef, an Operations Manager and a team of guest chefs from renowned restaurants in Singapore, as well as chefs experts in their cuisines, Palate Sensations Culinary School offers hands-on cooking and baking classes for adults and children catering to all abilities and levels.

Covering a span of international cuisines from French, Italian to Mediterranean and Asian cuisines from Chinese, Peranakan to Vietnamese, the open concept kitchen is also equipped with the latest commercial and domestic appliances for Western and Asian Cuisine. 

4. Food Playground

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best 2020
– World Food Travel Food Trekking Awards
2018
– Singapore Service Excellence Medallion
2015
– Cultural Cooking Class
(In-person)
– Cooking Team Building
(In-person)
Websitehttps://www.foodplayground.com.sg/
Location24A Sago Street,
Singapore 059020
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 9452 3669
Operating HoursOpens 24 hours
Online Ratings/ Reviews645 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.9 / 5.0 stars) 

If you are an amateur pursuing culinary skills as a new hobby, you may want to look for schools that focus more on providing students with a fun learning environment.

A hands-on cooking school offering online and in-person cultural cooking classes and corporate team building workshops since 2012, Food Playground is a social enterprise that operates out of a pre-war heritage shophouse in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown.

Consistently ranked the Np. 1 Cooking Class/Workshop in Singapore on Tripadvisor, Food Playground is also featured and recommended in popular food/travel guides such as Lonely Planet, Insight Guides and Singapore Tourism Board official website, etc.

5. Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Has a modern, inviting, state-of-the-art, purpose-built kitchen
– Cater to all levels of home cooks
– An internationally-acclaimed baking career spanning almost 3 decades
– Headed by the award-winning author of twelve cookbooks & presenter and judge in multiple TV shows
Websitehttps://bakingandcookingschool.com/
Location1 Greendale Avenue,
Singapore 289495
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6463 5508
Operating HoursDaily
9 am – 5 pm
Online Ratings/ Reviews42 Google reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars) 

From sumptuous seafood with Chef Peter Rollinson, Executive Chef of Flutes Restaurant and Bar, to the colourful Xiao Long Bao & Gyoza with Chef Paula Tan, to Mexican Magic with Chef Randy Torres, Group Executive Chef of The Loco Group, Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School brings you cooking classes taught by accomplished chefs from different backgrounds catering to all levels of home cooks.

Besides cooking classes, Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School is also led by Dean Brettschneider who has an internationally acclaimed baking career spanning almost 3 decades and an uncompromising passion for new world artisan baking!

6. AllSpice Institute

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Chefs who are trained in a wide range of cuisines such as those that hail from Asia and Europe
– WGS Awards of Excellence 2018 – Hospitality Institution of the Year (Supported by Singapore Tourism Board)
– Individual cuisine focused classrooms
Websitehttps://www.allspice.edu.sg/
Location162 Bukit Merah Central, #07-3545,
Singapore 150162
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6276 0760
+65 6377 9303
Operating HoursMondays – Fridays
8.30 am – 6 pm

Saturdays
9 am – 12.30 pm

Closed on Sundays
Online Ratings/ Reviews25 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars) 

With their new campus in the city centre of Singapore that has individual cuisine focused classrooms to allow a more robust learning environment, Allspice presents a holistic all-rounded programme that will develop your appreciation for heritage cuisine and international culinary philosophies, skills and traditions and introduce you to modern trends.

From Sushi preparation to cooking Peranakan food to other exciting programmes such as Korean Temple food, Allspice brings you a myriad of programmes that are uniquely fun and rewarding.

7. The Culinary Institute of America, Singapore (Temasek Polytechnic campus)

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Food Business Management
– 75 years of leadership
– historic partnership with the Singapore Institute of Technology
Websitehttps://www.ciachef.edu/cia-singapore/
Location21 Tampines Ave 1, Block 31 Temasek Polytechnic,
Singapore 529757
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6592 1189
Online Ratings/ Reviews32 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars) 

One that has had a teaching presence in Singapore since 2007 when it partnered with Temasek Polytechnic to co-teach the Diploma in Culinary & Catering Management program, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is currently offering its renowned degree program in Asia in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Technology.

Specifically for diploma holders from one of the five Singapore-based polytechnic institutions, The CIA offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Food Business Management from the world’s premier culinary college.

8. Creative Culinaire the School Pte Ltd

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– More than 20 years in the industry
– A wide range of classes and professional courses
– A niche, specialised and strong theory background
Websitehttps://creativeculinaire.com/
Location17 Eng Hoon St, #01-03/04, Eng Hoon Mansions,
Singapore 169767
Contact Number+65 6324 1663
Operating HoursMondays – Fridays
9 am – 6 pm (Business Hours)

Saturdays & Sundays
9 am – 6 pm (Classes Only)

Closed on Public Holidays
Online Ratings/ Reviews23 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars) 

Established in 2000, Creative Culinaire consists of a strong team of Chefs with commercial industry experiences and is led by Principal Chef Judy.

Recognised for their strong theoretical and practical knowledge, Creative Culinaire offers a variety of interesting modules catered to all skills levels from beginners to professionals with a focus on bakery management, cakes, bread, and pastry skills.

9. Commune Kitchen

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Affordable hands-on cooking classes
– A variety of foods including Dumplings, Xiao Long Bao, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, and fusion cuisines along with gluten-free and vegetarian courses
– Taught by trained chefs that have travelled the world, working in different countries
Websitehttps://www.communekitchen.com/
Location6A Shenton Way, #03-02/03 OUE Downtown Gallery,
Singapore 068815
Email (For enquiry)[email protected] 
Contact Number+65 8821 4805
Online Ratings/ Reviews343 Google reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars) 

From Dumplings and Xiao Long Bao to Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, and fusion cuisines along with gluten-free and vegetarian courses, Commune Kitchen offers affordable, hands-on cooking classes for a wide variety of cuisines.

Taught by trained chefs that have travelled and worked in different countries around the world, students at Commune Kitchen will learn where to find the different ingredients all over Singapore and the importance of incorporating locally available fresh ingredients, sustainably sourced meats and pure fats into their daily meals.

10. D’Open Kitchen

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Type of informationDetails
Key Features– Specially designed to suit enthusiasts of all levels
– Cooking team building classes are available
– All cooking and baking classes are halal certified
Websitehttps://www.dopenkitchen.com.sg/
LocationAnson Rd, 10 International Plaza,
Singapore 079903
Email (For enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 8228 6217
Online Ratings/ Reviews325 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.9 / 5.0 stars) 

Experience fun and positive cooking experience with the wide range of fun and interesting cooking classes & team bonding activities offered by D’Open Kitchen.

From seasonal cuisine to local fare and artisan desserts, the cooking classes at D’Open Kitchen are specially designed to suit enthusiasts of all levels. 

Be it leisure cooking classes or cooking team building classes, you’ll be sure to enjoy yourself through the array of cooking classes conducted by their team of professional chefs.

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