Gourmandise: “is an impassioned, considered and habitual preference for what pleases the taste.” – J.A. Brillat-Savarin
At SA CTIA, we are committed to giving each student the best education of culinary skills possible, along with imparting our thirst and passion for furthering you to the best of your abilities, through the acknowledgement of personal strengths and weaknesses; with positive criticism and encouragement to try again. Rome was not built in a day and neither was the skill to tournée cut carrots!
Welcome to my world!
Louise Oldham – PM SACA 19531
Managing Director of SA CHEFS TRAINING & INNOVATION ACADEMY (CTIA)
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INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA IN CULINARY ARTS AND PATISSERIE
COURSE DURATION: 24 months
Being in close contact with what the industry requires and what demands are being placed on new arrivals in this industry, we came to realise the importance and need for teaching young aspirants the fundamentals of becoming a chef in this ever-expanding global hospitality environment.
This diverse culinary path is filled with various options for you to consider. The career opportunities include professions in fields such as food styling, food journalism, food editing, catering companies, hotels, restaurants, B&Bs, cruise liners, lecturing, consulting, retail and entrepreneurship. The possibilities are endless. You, as an individual, need to have the four most important factors in order to grow in this industry; namely: positive attitude, fundamental knowledge, limitless amounts of passion and commitment.
Our combined courses, with the option to add the ProChef 2020 programme and/or the Entrepreneurs programme, include a variety of modules aimed at individuals aspiring to enter the world of culinary entrepreneurs. We address various topics – from charcuterie and cured meat, to cheese-making and craft beers, the development of your own production line and modern preserving for retail.
We look at the heritage and diversity of cultural food preparation and the serving thereof, while experimenting with molecular gastronomy and coordinating a chef’s table, wedding cake project and a celebration party, to name only a few! All of these will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to create a steady platform for your own personal growth!