Mediterranean Turkish Cuisine


Mode of Study:
In-person delivery

3.5 hours

Course Timing:
9.00am to 12.30pm

Available Intakes:
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Registration closes 2 weeks before course commencement.

Shatec Institutes Pte Ltd,
21 Bukit Batok Street 22, Singapore 659589


1 Orchard Spring Ln, Level 5, Singapore 247729

Course Description

Chef Ahmet Akpinar will show you how to cook authentic Turkish food, using age-old recipes and preparation methods to churn out lip-smacking dishes that anyone can easily prepare at home as a treat for friends and family!

Who Should Attend

Foodies as well as professional and home cooks who are keen to learn more about Mediterranean cuisine

Course Objectives

The course aims to teach you how to prepare mouthwatering Mediterranean - Turkish specialty items from a Turkish Master Chef, using traditional ingredients and methods based on recipes that have been passed down through the generations.

Course Structure


Show & tell, demonstration and hands-on practice


Not Applicable


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Course Outline

In this 3.5-hour workshop, you will learn about some of the staple ingredients used in Turkish food, their functions and how to apply the correct cooking methods and techniques to prepare popular Turkish items such as the pita bread and humus which are the perfect accompaniments to any Turkish and/or Mediterranean food.

You will also learn how to prepare a Turkish specialty, the Ala Nazik, which in old Ottoman language means beautiful food.

You will cook the following:


Pita Breads




Ala Nazik

*SHATEC reserves the right to change and/or update the items based on market trends and demand.

About the Chef

Chef Ahmet Akpinar
Executive Chef, THE MEDITERRANEAN Deli Turk

Chef Ahmet's culinary training started at the age of 10 as an apprentice at his father’s restaurant and by his 17th birthday, he was made a chef. However, 2 years later, he had to take a break for National Service where he served as a mountain commando.

After leaving the service in 2000, Chef Ahmet picked up where he left off and continued his passion for culinary excellence. In 2002, he was offered a position at a Chinese restaurant in Singapore where he worked for 6 years. Following this, he worked in Harbin and Malaysia for a year each before returning to Singapore to establish his career as a specialist in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. His hard work and dedication to his craft was affirmed when he received the Star Chef award in 2014.

Over the course of his career, Chef Ahmet worked as a private chef for ambassadors in 5 different countries, cooked for many ministers and prepared numerous protocol dinners. He attended to international hotels as a guest chef for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines as well as international buffets. He also provided consultancy services to restaurants, and taught gastronomy at 2 private schools and a government school.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee

S$ 150.00

9% GST

S$ 13.50

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 163.50

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • Bank Transfer
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  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking

Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3504 / 533  / 531

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