Wednesday, September 9, 2009

SJCC Forum 2009 writeup

Need advice on your career path? Is being a Chef what you really want to be? What better way than to attend a forum by renowned guest speakers Chef Eric Teo, President of SCA, and Chef Sam Leong, Director of Kitchens of Tung Lok Group.

On 29 August, 60 SJCC members were privileged to have the opportunity to attend such a forum at Shatec Institutes organised by Singapore Junior Chefs Club. Chef Eric Teo started the forum with a presentation entitled “Are you sure you want to be a CHEF”. Members were inspired and entertained by the ever humorous Chef. Chef Eric Teo shared about his journey from a young boy into what he is today now, and the little steps young chefs should take to become an established Chef.
In the second half of the forum, Chef Sam Leong whipped up 3 of his signature dishes whilst sharing his experiences in his culinary work life. Members got to taste signature Coffee Pork Ribs, Black Pepper Crabs and Slow Cook Red Garoupa in Porridge-Barley. Throughout the demonstration, members were ready to ask questions about his food and his work. Chef Sam Leong was also happy to give away 8 of his cookbooks to a few lucky members.

The Forum ended with a coffee break reception courtesy of Shatec Institutes. SJCC would like to thank Chef Eric Teo, Chef Sam Leong, and Shatec Institutes for making the forum a success.