Where in the world are Cilantro Culinary Academy Alumni?

The whole reason we seek an excellent education is because we hope to secure a career of our choosing in the future. Universally, everyone tries their hardest to achieve a career as fulfilling as possible, one that speaks to both passion and pocket. The pursuit of cooking as a profession is one of the few that presents the extra benefit of enhancing leisure among family and friends. Cilantro Culinary Academy is Malaysia’s largest private culinary and pastry vocational academy that provides competitive advantage for career paths through a global approach. Our alumni have been paving their ways to top-notch restaurants and hotels across Malaysia and Singapore. Our 2 central programmes make great starting steps for your future career, those being our Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking and Diploma in Patisserie .

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Read on to hear about what our ambitious alumni have to say upon graduation:

Bong Wei En Yohannes
Current Workplace: Commis in Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2014

“The hands-on teaching incorporated with the in-depth classroom lessons have really been useful in my job. It was a great experience studying there.”

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Loh Yun Fatt
Current Workplace: Commis in Chynna Restaurant @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2014

“I had no difficulties adapting into a real-life working environment in the hotel’s kitchen. If I were given a chance to choose, I would choose Cilantro again.”

Ken Ng Yi Xiang
Current Workplace: Junior Chef in Hard Rock Cafe Sentosa, Singapore
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2015

“Cilantro had taught me the fundamentals and not to only secure a job but to be the best I can to perform at work and put those skills into practice. All the skills and experiences I have gained helped me further my progress as a great chef!”

Johnson Loh Kok Jun
Current Workplace: Commis in Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2015

“I have no difficulties when faced with a real-life working environment after graduation. Lastly, I truly enjoyed my 2 years of studies at Cilantro because I knew that I made the right choice.”

Chew Choon Kit
Current Workplace: cook 2, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2015

“Cilantro chef are great, they put in their passion and effort to teach us. All the knowledge and skills learnt are very useful and I have become knowledgeable. That made me very skilful in this industry.”

Loke Pui Moun
Current Workplace: Supervisor in SS15 Aboong
Course: Diploma in Patisserie, 2015

“My Chef (SK) used to be so strict and emphasized so much on our practical sessions, I am thankful to him. Now I have got no worries about my job.”

Lee Chin Hong
Current Workplace: Cook in Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2016

“What I have obtained at Cilantro was not only knowledge and skills, but great advice from my mentors as well. Self–confidence has increased due to the encouragement from my mentors and friends. I truly appreciate the time when I was in Cilantro.”

Lee Shee Shen
Current Workplace: Commis in Vasco’s @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Course: Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, 2016
“Strength, growth and success come only through continuous effort, failure and struggle. That is the most precious lesson after being at Cilantro Culinary Academy for 2 years and it will always be my motto in pursuing my dreams.”

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Lau Shu Ting

Current Workplace: Commis in Skillet at 163
Course: Diploma in Patisserie, 2015

“I feel proud that I have graduated from Cilantro. It is a good place to learn and grow to be a pastry schef.”

Make your first mark in the culinary and pastry world with a helping hand from Cilantro Culinary Academy. To help you choose which of our programmes suit you best, enrol in our Career Discovery Programme to get a feel of the culinary and pastry world. This trial run is perfect for those of you who are unsure about your potential in the kitchen. Come for hands-on classes, a tour around the academy and detailed course information. Head to our Facebook page

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