Scafa Dubai

Summer Camp culinary classes starting from 1st July 2024. Click HERE for information and booking.

COOKING SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS

Q1

What is covered in the Summer Camp program?

This Camp focuses on confidence in Kitchen and obtaining essential cooking skills that will always be useful.
* We cover fundamentals of cooking, baking, pastry and world cuisines.
* Children will also learn knife skills, “safety in the kitchen” skills and also learn basic kitchen cleaning.

Q2

What are the dates of the programs?

Monday to Friday

Q3

What are the class rates?

Please see costs  of classes below:

 

VAT INCLUDED

Summer Camp 2024
CLASSPRICE
1AED 267.75
5AED 1000
10AED 1995
15AED 2850
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 1 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 1 July 2024
Knife Skill
Class 2
Tuesday, 2 July 2024
Bread
Class 3
Wednesday, 3 July  202
4 Pastry
Class 4
Thursday, 4 July 2024
Pastry
Class 5
Friday, 5 July 2024
Pastry
Focaccia (Cheese Toastie) & Roasted Tomato Soup Pizza Pockets & Cheese Stuffed Dough Balls Banana Choc Tart & Sandwich Biscuit Cinnamon Challah Bread Red Velvet CupCake & Choc Chip Cookie
Class 6
Monday, 8 July 2024
Thai & Japan
Class 7
Tuesday, 9 July 2024
Italy
Class 8
Wednesday, 10 July 2024
Mexico
Class 9
Thursday, 11 July 2024
Arabic
Class 10
Friday, 12 July 2024
Desi
Pad Thai & Sushi w/Chicken Tempura Chicken Schnitzel & Spaghetti And White Sauce Mexican Fajitas & Milk Cake Chicken Fatteh & Pita Bread Butter Chicken & Caralised Onion Pulao
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 2 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 15 July 2024
Appetizer
Class 2
Tuesday, 16 July 2024
Appetizer
Class 3
Wednesday, 17 July  2024
Main Course
Class 4
Thursday, 18 July 2024
Desserts
Class 5
Friday, 19 July 2024
Desserts
French Bread & Creamy Potato Leek Soup Summer Roll & Cheesy Rice Fritter Chicken ballotine with bechamel sauce & Potato Rosti Mango Pudding & Vanilla Sandwich Cake Banana Bread & Flavoured panna Cotta
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 1 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 22 July 2024
Knife Skill
Class 2
Tuesday, 23 July 2024
Bread
Class 3
Wednesday, 24 July  2024
Pastry
Class 4
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Pastry
Class 5
Friday, 26 July 2024
Pastry
Focaccia (Cheese Toastie) & Roasted Tomato Soup Pizza Pockets & Cheese Stuffed Dough Balls Banana Choc Tart & Sandwich Biscuit Cinnamon Challah Bread & Cream Caramel Red Velvet CupCake & Choc Chip Cookie
Class 6
Monday, 29 July 2024
Thai & Japan
Class 7
Tuesday, 30 July 2024
Italy
Class 8
Wednesday, 31 July 2024 Mexico
Class 9
Thursday, 1 August 2024
Arabic
Class 10
Friday, 2 August 2024
Desi
Pad Thai & Sushi w/Chicken Tempura Chicken Schnitzel & Spaghetti And White Sauce Mexican Fajitas & Milk Cake Chicken Fatteh & Pita Bread Butter Chicken & Caralised Onion Pulao
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 2 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 5 August 2024
Appetizer
Class 2
Tuesday, 6 August 2024
Appetizer
Class 3
Wednesday, 7 August 2024
Main Course
Class 4
Thursday, 8 August 2024
Desserts
Class 5
Friday, 9 August 2024
Desserts
French Bread & Creamy Potato Leek Soup Summer Roll & Cheesy Rice Fritter Chicken ballotine with bechamel sauce & Potato Rosti Mango Pudding & Vanilla Sandwich Cake Banana Bread & Flavoured panna Cotta
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 1 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 12 August 2024
Knife Skill
Class 2
Tuesday, 13 August 2024
Bread
Class 3
Wednesday, 14 August 2024
Pastry
Class 4
Thursday, 15 August 2024
Pastry
Class 5
Friday, 16 August 2024
Pastry
Focaccia (Cheese Toastie) & Roasted Tomato Soup Pizza Pockets & Cheese Stuffed Dough Balls Banana Choc Tart & Sandwich Biscuit Cinnamon Challah Bread & Cream Caramel Red Velvet CupCake & Choc Chip Cookie
Class 6
Monday,  19 August 2024
Thai & Japan
Class 7
Tuesday, 20 August 2024
Italy
Class 8
Wednesday, 21 August 2024
Mexico
Class 9
Thursday, 22 August 2024 Arabic
Class 10
Friday, 23 August 2024
Desi
Pad Thai & Sushi w/Chicken Tempura Chicken Schnitzel & Spaghetti And White Sauce Mexican Fajitas & Milk Cake Chicken Fatteh & Pita Bread Butter Chicken & Caralised Onion Pulao
SUMMER CAMP (8-14 years old) – LEVEL 2 – Timing: 2:00pm-5:00pm)
Class 1
Monday, 26 August 2024
Appetizer
Class 2
Tuesday, 27 August 2024
Appetizer
Class 3
Wednesday, 28 August 2024
Main Course
Class 4
Thursday, 29 August 2024
Desserts
Class 5
Friday, 30 August 2024
Desserts
French Bread & Creamy Potato Leek Soup Summer Roll & Cheesy Rice Fritter Chicken ballotine with bechamel sauce & Potato Rosti Mango Pudding & Vanilla Sandwich Cake Banana Bread & Flavoured panna Cotta

The Pro Kitchen culinary program is designed to help students learn the basics of professional cooking. During the first four weeks, students will be taught knife skills and how to prepare salads with dressings and emulsions like mayonnaise. They will learn how to make stocks from scratch and produce soups.

In the third week, students will learn to make vegetable dishes like ratatouille and tians, as well as techniques for cooking eggs. The fourth week focuses on starches, including rices, potatoes, pasta and the five mother sauces. This skill set will give students a great foundation in the professional kitchen.

In weeks 5 to 7 at Scafa the focus turns to the art of preparing proteins. Students explore a variety of poultry, seafood, and red meats. Poultry week begins with learning about the characteristics and preparation techniques of chicken, quail, duck and turkey. Students learn the basics of preparing poultry, from proper marinating and seasoning to selecting the best cooking methods.

Seafood week with students learning about the characteristics of flat fish, round fish, shellfish, and crustaceans. Students will learn how to select the freshest seafood, and have hands-on experience with cooking techniques such as poaching, grilling, baking, and frying. The final week focuses on red meats, with a focus on preparing restaurant-grade steaks, lamb, and other cuts. Students will learn about the impact of different techniques on the texture of the proteins, as well as proper portioning and presentation. At the end of these modules, students will have a comprehensive understanding of proteins and how to prepare them for a variety of dishes.

The Pro Kitchen program at SCAFA changes direction for weeks 8, 9 and 10. During this period, students will focus on breads, pastry, desserts and cakes/cake decorating. In breads and doughs, students will learn how to make puff pastry and use it to create items such as croissants, pain chocaulait and other classic pastries.

They will also learn how to make and shape focaccia, ciabatta and baguette. In the pastry module, students will learn to make modern and classic desserts such as cheesecakes, panna cotta, crème brûlée and more. They will also learn how to temper chocolate and use it to make truffles, bon bons and chocolate desserts like molten lava cake. Finally, students will learn how to make cakes and how to decorate them. During this module, they will acquire skills such as fondant covering and sugar paste modelling. The Pro Kitchen program at SCAFA is the perfect way to learn how to make classic and modern desserts, breads and doughs, and cakes. With its comprehensive curriculum, students will gain introductory skills needed to become a pastry chef.

In the final three weeks of the Pro Kitchen program, students apply their newly acquired skills to world cuisines. Through demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on practice, students explore the techniques, flavors and ingredients that make each cuisine unique.

In Spain and Latin America, students learn to create a variety of classic dishes, such as paella, chorizo and pollo con mole. They explore the seasonings, spices, and vegetables that make these dishes so flavorful. In Italy, students focus on mastering the art of pasta-making, and all the classic Italian sauces. They learn to make classic dishes such as Carbonara, Bolognese and Arrabbiata.

In France, students explore the art of classic French cooking, focusing on sauces and stocks, as well as advanced techniques such as blanching and glazing. Dishes like Beef Bourguignon and Coq au Vin are taught. In the Middle East, students explore the unique flavors of the region, including spices such as saffron and sumac, and classic dishes like tabbouleh, hummus, and falafel. In South Asia, students learn to make a variety of curries, as well as breads such as naan and paratha. They also explore traditional dishes such as biryani and samosas. In China, students learn to make a variety of Dim Sums, as well as classic dishes such as Kung Pao Chicken and Sweet and Sour meats. In Thailand, students learn to make classic dishes such as Pad Thai and Tom Yum Goong. Finally, in Japan, students learn to make traditional sushi dishes, as well as classic dishes such as Teriyaki Chicken and Tempura. At the end of the program, students have a comprehensive understanding of world cuisines and have developed the skills and techniques necessary to create delicious, authentic dishes from around the world.

The 4-week Cakes module offered by SCAFA’s Pro Pastry program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students how to make and decorate a variety of cakes using different techniques. The module covers a wide range of cakes, including cover cake, pound cake, cupcakes, carrot cake, meringue ice cream cake, Dobos torte, chocolate mousse cake, dulce de leche cake, black forest, charlotte russe, mocha cake, and mirroir aux fruits.

Throughout the module, students will learn different cake-making techniques, including mixing, baking, layering, and frosting. They will also learn how to use different types of ingredients and equipment, such as piping bags and tips, to create unique designs and decorations on their cakes. The module also covers a range of decorating techniques, including buttercream, piping, royal icing, flowers, plaques, fondant, painting, loops, cala, daisies, flower base – rose, mum, carnation. Students will learn how to make and use gum paste, leaves, lily leaves, pinsetta base and petals, stephanotis base, bouquet making and Assembly 1 and Assembly 2. Throughout the module, students will have the opportunity to practice their skills and experiment with different techniques to create unique and personalized cakes. By the end of the course, students will have developed the skills to create a variety of cakes and the confidence to create their own cake designs. The 4-week Cakes module is an intensive course that provides students with the tools and knowledge required to create stunning cakes that are not only visually appealing but also delicious. It is an ideal course for aspiring pastry chefs who want to specialize in cake-making or for those who want to learn how to make cakes for their own enjoyment.

The Breads Batters and Doughs module of SCAFA’s Pro Pastry program is a comprehensive four-week course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to produce a variety of breads, doughs and batters.

During this module, students will learn how to create a mother dough and work with yeast, exploring Gluten Theory and its applications in the production of bread. They will then go on to produce a range of bread products including focaccia, pizza, white pan bread, challah, brioche, baba savarin, baguette, sourdough, and ciabatta.

In addition to bread production, students will also learn how to make puff pastry and use it to create croissants, vol-au-vents, pies, pain chocolat, and danish pastries. Finally, students will also learn how to make jellies, jams, and preserves. Finally they will use batters to produce donuts and a variety of pancakes and crepes,

By the end of the four-week module, students will have gained extensive practical experience in working with a variety of breads, pastries, and doughs. They will have developed a deep understanding of the science behind these products and the techniques required to produce them to a high standard.

The Tarts and Biscuits module of SCAFA’s Pro Pastry program is an intensive one-week course designed to teach students how to create a variety of delicious tarts and biscuits. During this module, students will learn how to make various types of pastry doughs, including pate brisee, pate latice, and pate sucrée. They will also learn how to work with choux pastry to create classic pastries such as eclairs and profiteroles.

In addition to pastry doughs and choux pastry, students will learn how to create a range of tarts, including lemon tarts, fruit tarts, and chocolate tarts. They will also learn how to make pastry cream and ganache to use as fillings and toppings for their tarts.

Finally, students will learn how to make a variety of biscuits, including macarons, sable biscuits, and madeleines. They will gain extensive practical experience in creating these delicate treats, as well as an understanding of the techniques required to achieve a professional finish.

The 1-week Desserts module offered by SCAFA’s Pro Pastry program is designed to teach students how to make a wide range of delicious and popular desserts. During this module, students will learn to make classic desserts such as clafoutis, sticky toffee pudding, apple crumble, creme anglaise, ice cream, tres leches cake, bread and butter pudding, French toast, marshmallow, set cheesecakes, baked cheesecakes, NY cheesecake, pavlova, Eton mess, raspberry dome, tiramisu, creme brulee, soufflés, panna cotta, and many more.

Throughout the week, students will learn different techniques, ingredients, and presentation methods for creating these desserts. They will learn how to make the perfect meringue for a pavlova, how to create a silky smooth creme brulee, and how to make the lightest soufflés. Additionally, they will learn about flavour pairings, textures, and different decoration techniques to make their desserts look as beautiful as they taste.

Overall, the 1-week Desserts module is a comprehensive course that provides students with a strong foundation in pastry-making skills, as well as the confidence to experiment with new flavours and techniques.

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The one week Chocolate module offered by SCAFA’s Pro Pastry program is designed to teach students the art of chocolate making, starting from the fundamentals of tempering chocolate to creating a wide range of products. The module focuses on three types of chocolate – milk, dark and white, and students will learn the different tempering techniques required for each.

During the week, students will learn how to make ganache, whipped ganache, truffles, chocolate sponge, bon bon, flourless cake, moist chocolate cake, brownies, transfer sheets, painting, molten cake, chocolate box, and other products using different chocolate tempering techniques. They will learn how to select and source the best quality chocolate and ingredients, and how to use different tools and techniques to create different shapes, designs, and textures. The module covers different aspects of chocolate making, including the science behind chocolate, the various stages of tempering, and the different applications of chocolate. Students will learn how to create different finishes such as glossy, matte, and textured finishes on their chocolate creations. By the end of the module, students will have gained an in-depth understanding of chocolate-making techniques and have the skills to create a variety of chocolate products. They will have a strong foundation in the art of chocolate-making and be able to apply the techniques learned to their future creations. The one week Chocolate module is an intensive course that provides students with the tools and knowledge required to master the art of chocolate-making.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Baking – Savoury class where you can learn to make a variety of delicious savory dishes. Here's an overview of what you can expect to learn in this class:

  1. Pepperoni Pizza:
  • You'll start by learning to make pizza dough from scratch.
  • You'll then work on creating the pizza sauce and mastering the art of pizza assembly.
  • You'll top your pizza with pepperoni, cheese, and other ingredients to create a classic pepperoni pizza.
  • Finally, you'll bake it to perfection, achieving that crispy crust and gooey cheese that makes pizza so irresistible.
  1. Quiche with Mushroom, Onion, Spinach, and Crumbly Pastry:
  • In this part of the class, you'll learn how to make a rich and savory quiche.
  • You'll prepare a crumbly pastry crust that serves as the base for your quiche.
  • You'll sauté mushrooms, onions, and spinach, incorporating them into your quiche filling.
  • You'll learn the proper techniques for whisking and pouring the custard mixture into the pastry shell.
  • The result will be a delicious quiche with a flaky pastry and a flavorful, custardy filling.
  1. Pissaladière with Caramelized Onion, Olives, Anchovies, and Capers:
  • Pissaladière is a French savory tart, and in this class, you'll master the art of making it.
  • You'll learn how to caramelize onions to perfection, giving your Pissaladière a sweet and savory base.
  • You'll assemble the tart with olives, anchovies, and capers for a burst of Mediterranean flavors.
  • You'll also work on making a delicious dough or pastry base for your Pissaladière.
  • The end result will be a mouthwatering tart with a combination of complex and delightful flavors.

Throughout the class, you'll receive guidance from experienced instructors, gain hands-on experience in preparing these savory dishes, and have the opportunity to taste your creations. SCAFA's Baking – Savory class provides an excellent opportunity to develop your culinary skills and create impressive savory dishes that you can enjoy with friends and family.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Macarons class that provides a comprehensive learning experience for mastering the art of making perfect Macarons. Here's an overview of what you can expect to learn in this class:

  1. Making Macaron Shells (Italian Meringue Macarons):
  • You'll start by learning how to make the macaron shells from scratch.
  • You'll work with almond flour and other essential ingredients to create a smooth and glossy macaron batter.
  • The class will cover the Italian meringue method, which involves making a stable meringue and carefully folding it into the almond flour mixture.
  • You'll learn the crucial techniques for achieving the right consistency, piping the macarons onto baking sheets, and creating those iconic smooth, round macaron shells.
  • You'll also explore various flavor options and coloring techniques to personalize your macarons.
  1. Preparing Caramel and Ganache Fillings:
  • In addition to perfecting the macaron shells, you'll learn how to create delightful fillings for your macarons.
  • The class will cover the art of making caramel, teaching you how to caramelize sugar to the right stage for a balanced sweetness and flavor.
  • You'll also explore the world of ganache, which involves blending chocolate and cream to create a smooth, creamy filling for your macarons.
  • You'll experiment with different flavor variations and techniques for filling your macarons, ensuring a harmonious pairing with the shells.

Throughout the class, you'll receive expert guidance from instructors who specialize in the art and science of macaron-making. They will help you troubleshoot any issues that may arise and provide tips for achieving consistent and beautiful results. The Macarons class at SCAFA is a fantastic opportunity to delve into the intricacies of this delicate French pastry and learn the techniques necessary to create these iconic treats with confidence.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a highly sought-after class that focuses on using batters to create delicious treats like donuts and fluffy Japanese pancakes. Here's an overview of what you can expect to learn in this class:

  1. Donuts with Custard and Crispy Caramel Topping:
  • You'll begin by learning how to make a classic donut batter from scratch, including the essential ingredients and mixing techniques.
  • You'll explore the process of shaping and frying the donuts to achieve the perfect texture and golden-brown color.
  • The class will cover the creation of a creamy custard filling that will be piped into the donuts, adding a delightful and decadent element.
  • To elevate your donuts, you'll also learn how to make a crispy caramel topping that adds a sweet and crunchy contrast to the soft donut texture.
  • By the end of the class, you'll have mastered the art of crafting filled donuts with a delectable caramel finish.
  1. Fluffy Japanese Pancakes with Rich Chocolate Sauce:
  • In this part of the class, you'll dive into the world of Japanese-style pancakes, known for their incredibly light and fluffy texture.
  • You'll learn how to prepare a special pancake batter that results in these fluffy delights.
  • The class will guide you through the process of cooking the pancakes to achieve the perfect rise and tenderness.
  • To complement the pancakes, you'll also create a rich chocolate sauce that will serve as a decadent topping.
  • You'll explore plating techniques to present your fluffy Japanese pancakes beautifully.

Throughout the class, you'll receive expert instruction and hands-on practice to ensure you can replicate these sweet treats at home or in a professional kitchen. These batter-based creations are sure to delight your taste buds and impress family and friends with your newfound culinary skills.

The "Chocolate 1" class at SCAFA in Dubai is a comprehensive and hands-on course for individuals interested in learning the art of working with chocolate and creating a variety of chocolate-based desserts and confections. Here's a recap of what you can expect to learn:

  1. Chocolate Mousse:
  • Mastering the art of making classic chocolate mousse.
  • Selecting and melting high-quality chocolate for a smooth and rich base.
  • Whipping cream to the right consistency and folding it into the chocolate to achieve a light and airy mousse texture.
  1. Chocolate Sponge:
  • Creating a versatile chocolate sponge cake used in various desserts.
  • Learning precise measurements and mixing methods to achieve a moist and flavorful sponge.
  • Assembling and layering the chocolate sponge with other components, such as mousse, for creating multi-layered desserts.
  1. Truffles:
  • Crafting luxurious and customizable chocolate truffles.
  • Making classic ganache-based truffles, which are a decadent delight.
  • Shaping, coating, and decorating truffles to create visually appealing and delicious treats.
  1. Expert Guidance:
  • Receiving instruction from experienced instructors well-versed in working with chocolate.
  • Gaining hands-on experience and practice in creating chocolate-based desserts.
  • Developing the skills and knowledge necessary to create impressive chocolate treats for various occasions.
  • This class provides a solid foundation for anyone looking to explore the world of chocolate desserts and confections. You'll not only learn the techniques but also gain the confidence to experiment with different flavors and create your own signature chocolate creations. Whether you're a novice or an aspiring chocolatier, this class can help you enhance your culinary skills and create delectable chocolate delights.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Desserts 1 class that focuses on classic dessert recipes. In this class, you'll have the opportunity to learn how to create timeless and beloved dessert dishes, including:

  1. Cheesecakes with Lemon Flavor, Buttery Biscuit Crust, and Berry Compote:
  • You'll learn the art of making a creamy and luscious cheesecake with a delightful lemon flavor.
  • You'll master the technique for creating a buttery biscuit crust that serves as the base for the cheesecake.
  • The class will cover the preparation of a flavorful berry compote that can be used as a topping, adding a sweet and tangy contrast to the richness of the cheesecake.
  1. Apple Crumble with Cinnamon-Flavored Apples and Almond Crumble Topping:
  • You'll discover how to make a warm and comforting apple crumble dessert.
  • You'll learn to prepare cinnamon-flavored apple filling, which provides a comforting and aromatic twist to the classic dessert.
  • The class will teach you how to create a crumbly almond topping that adds texture and nutty flavor to the dish.
  1. French Crème Caramel:
  • You'll delve into the world of French cuisine by learning how to make Crème Caramel, a classic French dessert.
  • You'll master the art of creating a silky smooth custard with a caramelized sugar topping.
  • The class will cover the caramelization process and how to achieve the signature caramel layer that sits atop the custard.

Throughout the Desserts 1 class at SCAFA, you'll receive expert guidance from experienced instructors who are passionate about dessert making. You'll gain hands-on experience in creating these classic desserts, allowing you to replicate them with confidence and finesse. Whether you're a beginner or an aspiring pastry chef, this class is an excellent opportunity to develop your dessert-making skills and create timeless, crowd-pleasing treats.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Baking – Sweet class that introduces students to comforting and delicious sweet dishes from various countries. In this class, you'll have the opportunity to learn how to make the following international sweet treats:

  1. Moist Banana Bread (United States):
  • You'll start by mastering the art of making moist and flavorful banana bread, a beloved classic in the United States.
  • You'll learn how to choose ripe bananas and incorporate them into the batter for maximum flavor and moisture.
  • The class will cover baking techniques and tips to ensure your banana bread turns out perfectly tender and delicious.
  1. Torta Tres Leches with Torched Meringue (Peru):
  • You'll explore the delightful world of Latin American desserts by creating a Torta Tres Leches, a popular dessert in Peru and other countries.
  • You'll learn how to make a sponge cake soaked in a three-milk mixture (condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream) for a rich and creamy texture.
  • The class will teach you how to torch meringue on top of the cake, adding a delightful caramelized and fluffy finish.
  1. French Madeleines with Orange Zest:
  • You'll travel to France as you discover how to make French Madeleines, small shell-shaped sponge cakes.
  • You'll learn the techniques for achieving the characteristic hump on top of Madeleines and infusing them with a delicate orange zest flavor.
  • The class will cover the baking process to ensure your Madeleines are light, airy, and deliciously fragrant.

Throughout the Baking – Sweet class at SCAFA, you'll receive expert instruction and hands-on experience in creating these international sweet dishes. This class offers a wonderful opportunity to explore the diverse world of baking and expand your repertoire with comforting desserts from different corners of the globe. Whether you're a baking enthusiast or a culinary beginner, you'll gain valuable skills and create sweet treats to satisfy your cravings and impress your friends and family.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Breads class that provides students with the skills and knowledge to create a variety of delicious breads from scratch, starting with the dough and yeast. In this class, you will have the opportunity to make the following bread types:

  1. Focaccia:
  • You'll learn how to prepare focaccia, a popular Italian flatbread known for its airy texture and flavorful toppings.
  • The class will cover the process of making the dough, allowing it to rise, and shaping it into the characteristic dimpled focaccia shape.
  • You'll also explore various topping options, such as olive oil, herbs, garlic, and sometimes even vegetables, to add flavor and visual appeal to your focaccia.
  1. Baguette:
  • You'll delve into the art of making baguettes, the iconic French bread with a crisp crust and a soft, airy interior.
  • The class will guide you through the steps of mixing and kneading the dough to achieve the perfect baguette texture.
  • You'll learn the techniques for shaping and scoring the dough before baking to achieve the signature elongated shape and crispy crust.
  1. Challah:
  • You'll explore the world of Jewish baking by creating challah, a braided and slightly sweet bread traditionally enjoyed on the Sabbath and holidays.
  • The class will teach you how to prepare the enriched dough, braid it into a beautiful challah shape, and achieve a glossy finish with egg wash.
  • You'll also learn about the symbolism and significance of challah in Jewish culture.

At the end of the Breads class, you'll not only have gained hands-on experience in making these bread varieties but also have the opportunity to take your freshly baked bread home to share with your family. This class is an excellent choice for those looking to enhance their bread-making skills and enjoy the satisfaction of creating delicious, homemade bread from start to finish.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Tart and Choux class where students can learn to create a variety of delicious pastries and desserts. In this busy and hands-on class, you'll have the opportunity to learn how to make the following:

  1. Pâte à Choux:
  • You'll start by mastering the art of making Pâte à Choux, a versatile French pastry dough.
  • You'll learn the technique of cooking the dough on the stovetop and then incorporating eggs to create a light and airy choux pastry.
  • The class will guide you through shaping and baking the choux pastry, which can be used for various pastry creations.
  1. Profiteroles Dipped in Chocolate:
  • With your Pâte à Choux dough, you'll create profiteroles, small cream-filled pastries.
  • You'll learn how to make a pastry cream to fill the profiteroles, and then dip them in rich, luscious chocolate.
  • This results in delightful and indulgent profiteroles that are both creamy and chocolatey.
  1. Classic Tangy Lemon Curd Tart with Torched French Meringue:
  • You'll move on to creating a classic tart with a tangy lemon curd filling.
  • You'll make a Pâte Sucrée (sweet pastry dough) for the tart base, which provides a buttery and slightly sweet foundation.
  • You'll prepare a zesty lemon curd and top it with torched French meringue, creating a beautiful contrast of flavors and textures.

Throughout the Tart and Choux class, you'll receive expert guidance from experienced instructors who are passionate about pastry and dessert making. You'll gain hands-on experience in creating these delightful pastries and desserts, allowing you to develop your skills and create impressive treats that can be enjoyed on various occasions. Whether you're an aspiring pastry chef or simply looking to expand your baking repertoire, this class provides a fantastic opportunity to delve into the world of French pastry.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Chocolate II class that provides students with the opportunity to explore the art of working with chocolate in a visually pleasing way. In this class, you will learn to create a variety of chocolate treats while focusing on important techniques such as tempering and filling. Here's what you can expect to learn:

  1. Tempering Dark and White Chocolate:
  • You'll start by mastering the crucial skill of tempering chocolate. Tempering is the process of melting and then cooling chocolate to specific temperatures to ensure it has a glossy appearance and a satisfying snap when you bite into it.
  • You'll work with both dark and white chocolate, understanding the differences in tempering techniques for each.
  1. Making Strawberry Ganache and Salted Caramel Fillings:
  • You'll learn how to prepare two different types of chocolate fillings: a luscious strawberry ganache and a delectable salted caramel.
  • Ganache is a smooth and creamy chocolate mixture often used as a filling for various chocolate treats, while salted caramel adds a delightful contrast of flavors.
  1. Pouring Chocolate into Moulds and Adding Fillings:
  • With your tempered chocolate and prepared fillings, you'll have the opportunity to pour the chocolate into molds.
  • You'll then add the strawberry ganache and salted caramel fillings to create a delightful combination of flavors and textures.
  1. Removing Chocolates from Molds Once Set:
  • You'll learn the proper techniques for allowing the chocolates to set and harden in the molds.
  • After the chocolates have set, you'll discover how to carefully remove them from the molds, ensuring they maintain their beautiful shapes and finishes.
  1. Bringing Home Your Creations:
  • The best part is that you'll have the chance to bring your handmade chocolate treats home in containers to share with friends and family, or simply enjoy yourself.

The Chocolate II class at SCAFA offers a wonderful opportunity to not only learn about chocolate but also create visually stunning and delicious chocolates. Tempering is an essential skill for any chocolatier, and mastering it will enable you to create professional-quality chocolate treats. Whether you're a chocolate enthusiast or aspiring chocolatier, this class is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and enhance your chocolate-making skills.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a Desserts II class that focuses on teaching students how to create popular classic desserts from various countries. In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make the following international desserts:

  1. Mango Mousse:
  • You'll start by mastering the art of making a delicious mango mousse.
  • Learn how to work with fresh mangoes to create a smooth and fruity mousse.
  • Understand the techniques for achieving the perfect texture and consistency.
  1. Poached Pear from France:
  • This part of the class will take you to France as you learn to make a classic poached pear dessert.
  • Discover how to poach pears in a flavorful syrup, infusing them with sweet and aromatic flavors.
  • Learn presentation techniques to plate your poached pears beautifully.
  1. Tiramisu from Italy:
  • Dive into the world of Italian desserts by making Tiramisu, a beloved classic.
  • Learn to prepare the coffee-soaked ladyfingers and the creamy mascarpone mixture.
  • Assemble layers of this delightful dessert and achieve the perfect balance of coffee, mascarpone, and cocoa.
  1. Bringing Home Your Creations:
  • At the end of the Desserts II class, you'll have the opportunity to bring your handmade desserts home in containers.
  • Share your creations with family and friends, or simply enjoy them yourself.

The Desserts II class at SCAFA provides an excellent opportunity to expand your dessert-making skills and create a variety of international classics. Whether you're a dessert enthusiast or an aspiring pastry chef, you'll gain valuable experience and knowledge that will allow you to recreate these delectable desserts for special occasions or to satisfy your sweet cravings.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a "Thai It!" class where you can learn to prepare delicious Thai dishes. Here's what you'll learn in this Thai cuisine class:

  1. Green Curry Paste: Begin by mastering the art of making green curry paste from scratch. You'll learn how to blend and balance the flavors of Thai ingredients like green chilies, lemongrass, galangal, garlic, and herbs to create the aromatic and vibrant green curry paste.
  2. Chicken Green Curry: With your homemade green curry paste, you'll then prepare a classic Thai dish—Chicken Green Curry. You'll learn how to simmer tender chicken pieces in a creamy coconut milk-based sauce, flavored with the green curry paste and a variety of Thai herbs and vegetables.
  3. Coconut Rice: Complement your green curry with fragrant and flavorful Coconut Rice. You'll learn to cook jasmine rice in coconut milk, resulting in a subtly sweet and creamy side dish that pairs perfectly with Thai curries.
  4. Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps: Explore the savory and spicy flavors of Thai cuisine by making Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps. You'll learn to stir-fry minced chicken with Thai basil, garlic, chilies, and other seasonings, and then serve it in crisp lettuce cups for a refreshing and satisfying appetizer or main course.

SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you understand the techniques and authentic Thai flavors. Whether you're a fan of Thai cuisine or new to it, this class will equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare a Thai feast at home. Enjoy the vibrant and aromatic flavors of Thailand with SCAFA's culinary expertise!

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a class where you can learn to prepare authentic Mexican cuisine. Here's what you'll learn in this Mexican cuisine class:

  1. Tortillas: Start by mastering the art of making homemade tortillas, a staple in Mexican cuisine. You'll learn how to prepare the dough, shape it into tortillas, and cook them to perfection. Homemade tortillas are a game-changer for creating delicious tacos.
  2. Tinga Poblana: Explore the flavors of Tinga Poblana, a traditional Mexican dish featuring shredded chicken cooked in a smoky and spicy tomato sauce. Learn how to prepare this flavorful filling, which is a popular choice for tacos.
  3. Guacamole: Discover the secrets of making the perfect guacamole, a creamy and flavorful avocado dip. You'll learn how to select and prepare ripe avocados and combine them with ingredients like tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice to create a delicious accompaniment for your tacos.
  4. Pico de Gallo: Learn to make Pico de Gallo, a fresh and zesty salsa made with diced tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, cilantro, and lime juice. This salsa adds a burst of flavor and freshness to your tacos.
  5. Taco Assembly: Put your newly acquired skills to work by assembling beautiful tacos. You'll use the homemade tortillas and fill them with Tinga Poblana, guacamole and Pico de Gallo to create a delicious and authentic Mexican taco.
  6. Arroz con Leche: For dessert, you'll prepare Arroz con Leche, a Mexican-style rice pudding. Learn how to cook rice in sweet, creamy milk infused with cinnamon and vanilla, resulting in a comforting and delightful dessert.

SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you understand the techniques and flavors of authentic Mexican cuisine. Whether you're a fan of Mexican food or new to it, this class will equip you with the skills to create a delicious Mexican feast at home. Disfruta de la comida mexicana (Enjoy Mexican food)!

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a diverse range of seafood culinary skills that will help you achieve excellent results in the kitchen. Here are some of the seafood dishes and skills you can learn at SCAFA:

  1. Fish Papillote: In this class, you will learn to prepare Fish Papillote, a delightful dish where fish is wrapped in parchment paper and cooked in its own juices with aromatic herbs. This cooking method helps retain the moisture and flavor of the fish, making it a healthy and delicious choice.
  2. Fish and Chips: Explore the art of making Britain's favorite comfort food, Fish and Chips, right in your own kitchen. You'll master the techniques for frying fish to crispy perfection and creating golden, crunchy fries. Say goodbye to the local chippie and enjoy this classic dish at home.
  3. Tartare Sauce: A good sauce can elevate any seafood dish. At SCAFA, you will learn to make Tartare Sauce, a classic accompaniment for fish. Discover the perfect balance of creamy and tangy flavors to enhance your seafood creations.
  4. Pil Pil Prawns: Round off your culinary journey with a trip to Asia by learning to prepare Pil Pil Prawns. This dish is a beloved Asian favorite known for its spicy and flavorful sauce. You'll master the techniques needed to create this delectable and aromatic prawn dish.

SCAFA's culinary classes will provide you with the skills and knowledge to excel in preparing these seafood dishes. Whether you're a novice or an experienced home cook, SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each step, ensuring that you can replicate these dishes with confidence. Enjoy the flavors of the sea from the comfort of your kitchen with SCAFA's culinary expertise.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers an exciting class that focuses on red meats and the techniques needed to prepare and cook them perfectly. Here's what you'll learn in this class:

  1. Cooking Steak Properly and Preparing Rib-Eye Steak: Understanding how to cook steak properly is essential for achieving the desired level of doneness. In this class, you'll learn the art of cooking a rib-eye steak to perfection. This includes seasoning, searing, and cooking to achieve the ideal internal temperature for your preferred level of doneness (e.g., rare, medium-rare, medium, well-done).
  2. Preparing and Cooking Lamb Chops: Lamb chops are a delicious and tender cut of meat, and you'll learn how to prepare and cook them expertly. You'll explore various seasoning and cooking techniques to bring out the rich flavor of lamb chops while ensuring they are cooked to your desired level of doneness.
  3. Béarnaise Sauce: Learn to make a classic Béarnaise sauce, a velvety and flavorful sauce that pairs wonderfully with steak. You'll master the techniques of emulsifying butter into egg yolks and vinegar, resulting in a rich and tangy sauce with a touch of tarragon.
  4. Creamed Spinach as an Accompaniment: Discover how to prepare creamed spinach, a popular side dish that complements red meats beautifully. You'll learn to wilt fresh spinach and prepare a creamy sauce to create a decadent and comforting side dish.

Throughout the class, SCAFA's expert instructors will provide hands-on guidance, share cooking tips, and ensure that you understand the techniques and principles behind cooking red meats to perfection. Whether you're a carnivore enthusiast or a budding chef, this class will equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare and enjoy red meat dishes with confidence

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a comprehensive class that focuses on various techniques for preparing chicken. Here's what you'll learn in this chicken-centric class:

  1. Chicken Leg Stuffed with Tomato and Feta Cheese: Begin by mastering the art of deboning and stuffing a chicken leg. You'll learn how to carefully remove the bone from the chicken leg while keeping it intact, and then stuff it with a flavorful mixture of tomatoes and feta cheese. This technique results in a delicious and visually impressive dish.
  2. Breaded Chicken: Explore the technique of breading chicken to create a crispy and golden exterior. You'll learn the step-by-step process, including how to properly coat the chicken with flour, dip it in beaten eggs, and coat it with breadcrumbs. Breaded chicken can be served as a main course or used in sandwiches and wraps.
  3. Chicken Ballotine: Dive into the art of making Chicken Ballotine, a classic French culinary technique. You'll learn to debone chicken, fill it with a delectable stuffing of your choice, and then truss it into a neat, compact shape. This technique allows for a beautiful presentation and even cooking.

Throughout the class, SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each technique, providing hands-on instruction and tips to ensure your success. Whether you're an aspiring chef or a home cook looking to elevate your chicken dishes, this class will equip you with valuable skills and knowledge to create impressive chicken preparations. Enjoy exploring the world of chicken with SCAFA's culinary expertise!

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, understands the importance of knife skills in the culinary world. In this class, you will not only learn how to properly use knives and achieve various cuts but also put those skills to use by preparing some delicious dishes. Here's what you'll learn:

Knife Skills and Cuts:

  1. Proper Knife Handling: You will begin by learning the fundamentals of knife handling, including grip, posture, and safety techniques to ensure precision and safety in the kitchen.
  2. Basic Knife Cuts: Explore the essential knife cuts such as julienne, brunoise, dice, chiffonade, and more. You'll practice these cuts on a variety of vegetables to enhance your chopping and slicing techniques.
  3. Vegetable Stock: The chopped vegetables from your knife skills practice will be used to make a flavorful vegetable stock. You'll learn how to simmer the vegetables to extract their flavors, resulting in a versatile and essential base for many dishes.
  4. Potato and Leek Soup: Utilize your freshly made vegetable stock to prepare a comforting Potato and Leek Soup. You'll learn how to sauté leeks and potatoes, then simmer them in the vegetable stock until they are tender. The soup will be blended to perfection for a creamy and delicious result.
  5. Restaurant-Grade Caesar Dressing: Master the art of making a classic Caesar dressing from scratch. You'll create a creamy, tangy, and flavorful dressing using ingredients like egg yolks, garlic, anchovies, Parmesan cheese, and lemon juice.
  6. Perfect Caesar Salad: With your freshly made Caesar dressing, you'll assemble a perfect Caesar Salad. Learn how to toss crisp romaine lettuce, croutons, and Parmesan cheese in the dressing to create a restaurant-quality salad.

Throughout this class, SCAFA's expert instructors will provide hands-on guidance and share their expertise in knife skills and culinary techniques. By the end of the class, you'll not only have improved knife skills but also a repertoire of delicious dishes to enjoy. This comprehensive culinary experience will equip you with valuable skills for your future cooking endeavors.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a class where you can learn to prepare authentic dishes from South Asia. Here's what you'll learn in this South Asian cuisine class:

  1. Butter Chicken: Begin your culinary journey by mastering the art of making Butter Chicken, a beloved North Indian dish. You'll learn how to marinate and cook tender pieces of chicken in a rich and creamy tomato-based sauce infused with aromatic spices. Discover the perfect balance of flavors and techniques needed to create this classic dish.
  2. Naan Bread: Next, you'll delve into the world of Indian bread-making by learning to prepare Naan. You'll explore the techniques for making the dough, shaping it into flatbreads, and cooking them in an oven. Naan is the perfect accompaniment for soaking up the flavorful sauces of South Asian dishes.
  3. Chicken Biryani: Explore the complex and aromatic flavors of Chicken Biryani, a fragrant and flavorful rice dish. You'll learn how to marinate chicken, prepare spiced rice, and layer them with aromatic herbs and spices to create a mouthwatering biryani. This dish is known for its rich and hearty taste.

SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you understand the techniques and flavors of authentic South Asian cuisine. Whether you're a fan of Indian food or new to it, this class will equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare these iconic South Asian dishes at home. Enjoy the vibrant and diverse flavors of South Asia with SCAFA's culinary expertise!

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a class where you can learn to prepare popular Japanese dishes. Here's what you'll learn in this Japanese cuisine class:

  1. Sushi Rolls (Hosomaki and Uramaki): Dive into the world of sushi-making and discover the art of crafting sushi rolls. In this class, you'll learn to prepare both Hosomaki (thin sushi rolls) and Uramaki (inside-out sushi rolls). You'll master the techniques for making sushi rice, rolling the sushi, and creating various fillings and flavor combinations.
  2. Tempura (Vegetable and Prawn): Tempura is a beloved Japanese dish known for its light and crispy batter. You'll learn how to prepare the perfect tempura batter and fry both vegetables and prawns to a golden and delicate crunch. Discover the art of achieving a crispy texture while keeping the ingredients tender and flavorful.
  3. Green Tea Crème Brûlée – A Modern Twist: Explore the fusion of Japanese and French cuisine with Green Tea Crème Brûlée. You'll create a creamy and luscious dessert infused with the subtle and earthy flavors of green tea (matcha). Learn how to caramelize the sugar on top to create that signature crispy brûlée crust.

Throughout the class, SCAFA's expert instructors will provide hands-on guidance and share their expertise in Japanese culinary techniques and flavor profiles. Whether you're a sushi enthusiast, a tempura lover, or simply curious about Japanese cuisine, this class will equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare these popular Japanese dishes at home. Enjoy the flavors of Japan with SCAFA's culinary expertise.

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a wonderful class on classical Italian dishes where you can learn to create exquisite dishes. Here's what you'll learn in this class:

  1. Handmade Ravioli Stuffed with Chicken, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Ricotta Cheese: You'll start by mastering the art of making pasta dough from scratch. Then, you'll learn how to create delicate, handmade ravioli filled with a flavorful mixture of chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, and creamy ricotta cheese. You'll explore the techniques for shaping and sealing the ravioli to perfection.
  2. Tomato Sauce to Accompany the Ravioli: Every great Italian dish requires a delicious sauce. In this class, you'll learn to prepare a classic tomato sauce that complements your handmade ravioli. You'll discover the balance of flavors and the cooking techniques needed to create a rich and savory tomato sauce.
  3. Classic Mushroom Risotto: Risotto is a staple in Italian cuisine, and you'll dive into the secrets of making a classic mushroom risotto. Learn the step-by-step process of cooking Arborio rice to a creamy consistency while infusing it with the earthy flavors of mushrooms, Parmesan cheese, and aromatic herbs.

Throughout the class, SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each stage of the preparation, ensuring that you understand the techniques and principles behind these Italian classics. Whether you're a novice or an experienced cook, you'll gain the skills and confidence to recreate these dishes with authenticity and finesse. Enjoy the flavors of Italy from the comfort of your kitchen with SCAFA's culinary expertise. Buon appetito!

SCAFA, the leading culinary arts institute of Dubai, offers a class on classical French cuisine where you can learn to prepare iconic French dishes. Here's what you'll learn in this class:

-French Onion Soup: Master the art of making French Onion Soup, a rich and hearty classic. You'll learn to caramelize onions to perfection, creating a deep and flavorful base for the soup. The soup will be served in a ramekin and topped with slices of bread and melted cheese, then broiled to create that signature crust.
-Coq au Vin with Alcohol-Free Wine: Explore the flavors of Coq au Vin, a traditional French dish featuring chicken braised in a red wine sauce with mushrooms, onions, and bacon. In this class, you'll prepare Coq au Vin using alcohol-free wine, making it suitable for those who prefer a non-alcoholic version. You'll learn the techniques to create a luscious and flavorful dish.
-French Mashed Potatoes: Learn to make smooth and creamy French mashed potatoes, known as "Pommes Purée." You'll discover the secret to achieving a silky texture using butter, cream, and potatoes. These potatoes will be the perfect accompaniment to your Coq au Vin.
SCAFA's expert instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you understand the techniques and principles behind these classic French dishes. Whether you're a Francophile or simply looking to expand your culinary repertoire, this class will equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare these timeless French delicacies with finesse. Enjoy the flavors of France with SCAFA's culinary expertise!