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Past Training Activities

Frying Foods Workshop
in Hurghada

The Egyptian Chefs Association in cooperation with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council presents a complete training solution on how to fry foods to perfection.

Japanese Cuisine with
Chef Hussein Mokhtar

ECA Members and friends joined Chef Hussein Mokhtar, Chef de Cuisine of the Japanese Restaurant at the Cairo Marriott Hotel, for a workshop on authentic Japanese Cuisine.

Certified Participants of
Recipe Writing Workshop

The workshop was conducted on the 8th of August’18 by Mirjam van IJssel, Executive Director of the Egyptian Chefs Association at ECA Training Room.

Thai Cuisine – a Symphony of Flavors

The third cooking class, attended by senior Chefs of Sharm El Sheikh, took place at the Sala Thai restaurant of the Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh.

Candies & Confections with Chef Valentina

Members and friend of the Egyptian Chefs Association joined Master Pastry Chef Valentina Verbenko for a hands-on workshop in making a wide variety of popular candies and confections.

Thai Cuisine – a Symphony of Flavors

The second cooking class, attended by senior Chefs of the Red Sea region, took place at the White Elephant Restaurant in Hurghada.

Cooking Mushrooms with Chef Moustafa El Refaey

The Egyptian Chefs Association in cooperation with El Tarouty Mushrooms organized a special session on Cooking with Mushrooms.

Discovering Chocolate
with Chef Mervat Dissouky

ECA professional chef members and hobby chefs alike joined Mervat Dissouky, Executive Chocolate & Pastry Chef of Chocola Company, for an introductory workshop on working with chocolate.

Certified Participants
Food Costing Workshop

The workshop conducted on 3 & 4 July 2018 by Chef Markus J. Iten, Founder & Honorary President Egyptian Chefs Association & General Manager Food Tracks at ECA Training Room.

Certified Participants
Menu Planning Workshop

The workshop conducted on 27 & 28 June’18 by Chef Markus J. Iten, Founder & Honorary President Egyptian Chefs Association and General Manager Food Tracks at ECA Training Room.

Certified Participants
Kitchen Leadership Workshop

The workshop conducted on 5th of July 2018 by Ali M.Nasr El Din, Hospitality Operations and Food & Beverage Consultant at the ECA Training Room.

Thai Cuisine – a Tapestry of Colors & Flavors

Thai Cooking Demo in Cairo

Baking Cakes with Chef Hussein Hamdy

ECA members and friends joined Chef Hussein Hamdy, Technical Advisor Pastry, Bakery & Chocolate at AM foods, for a one-day workshop in making a wide spectrum of different muffins, cupcakes and English cakes.

Start Your Own Restaurant
Participative Workshop

Aspiring entrepreneurs joined the ECA on 25 and 26 June for an intensive 2 day workshop on How to Start Your Own Restaurant – from Concept to Operation.

Start Your Own Restaurant
Participative Workshop

Aspiring entrepreneurs joined the ECA for an intensive 2 day workshop on How to Start Your Own Restaurant – from Concept to Operation

Cookies & Biscuits Workshop
with Chef Valentina

Members and friend of the Egyptian Chefs Association joined Master Pastry Chef Valentina Verbenko for a hands-on workshop in making a wide variety of cookies.

The Sustainable Kitchen
The Way Forward

The Egyptian Chefs Association launched the Sustainable Kitchen program in Cairo for the hospitality and catering business with a 2-day interactive and introductory training session.

ECA Visits Juhayna Factories

Juhayna kindly invited ECA members and friends to visit the company’s factories.

Chef Guillaume Felez Presents
French Artisan Bakery

Al Safy Foods in cooperation with Moulins Bourgeois organized French Artisan Bakery Demonstrations for bakery chefs working in Egypt. Al Safy Foods is the sole agent in Egypt for Moulins Bourgeois’ high quality flour products from France.

Soft Skills Training

ECA members joined facilitator Ali Nasreldin – F & B and Operations Consultant – and learned how to develop their soft skills in order to enhance their careers and personal lives.

Basic Cutting Skills Workshop

In this workshop Chef Markus Iten conducted the practical hands-on session during which the participants learned the techniques of slicing, dicing, chopping…

ECA Visits Nestlé

ECA members and friends were kindly invited by Nestlé to visit to the Nestlé dry foods factory. Nestlé is a well established company supplying the market with high quality dry food products.

Certified Participants
Of the Advanced HACCP

Conducted from 13th till 15th March’18 by Alaa Mebed, Business Director Green Business Solutions. The workshop was held at ECA Training Room. Congratulations!

Making Cheesecakes
With Chef Valentina Verbenko

Professional chefs and hobby chefs alike joined Chef Valentina for an intensive one-day hands-on course in making cheesecakes.

Certified Participants
Food Costing Workshop

Conducted on 26th & 27th March’18 by Chef Markus Iten, Founder & Honorary President Egyptian Chefs Association & General Manager Food Tracks. The workshop was held at ECA Training Room. Congratulations!

Making Delicious Burgers
With Chef Mohamed Hamed

Photo Gallery ECA chef members and friends joined Chef Mohamed Hamed, ECA Culinary Instructor and Executive Chef of Steigenberger Golf […]

Career Management for Alex Chefs

The chefs of Alexandria had a chance to join Ramy Hassan, Managing Director of Vapiano Egypt & ECA Board Member for a full day workshop on Career Management.

Preparing Soup
With Chef Mohamed Hamed

Chef Mohamed started with theoretical session explaining the classification of the main soups. During the practical section participants learned to master the techniques of …

Sustainable Kitchen
Red Sea Hotels Marsa Alam

The Egyptian Chefs Association concluded in-depth training session on “The Sustainable Kitchen” training program in Red Sea Hotels Port Ghalib.

Agriculture, Community and
Food Day

Egyptian Chefs Association Members participated in a farm tour organized by Dayma that took place in Sakkara. It focused on how farming women produce home-made pasta and cheese.

Japanese Master Class

The cooking class was conducted by Eiji Hagimoto, the Chef of the Japanese Ambassador’s residence, and was kindly hosted by the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo.

Sustainable Kitchen Training at Hilton Hurghada Resort

The Egyptian Chefs Association has just concluded another in-depth training session on sustainable food practices as part of the phase 2 of “The Sustainable Kitchen” training program at the Hilton Hurghada Resort.

ECA Conduct Successful Home Catering Program for UNHCR

UNHCR in Cairo, the refugee agency of the UN, in cooperation with the Egyptian Chefs Association conducted a 7-day intensive training program for refugees living in Cairo.

On Premise Training at Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel

Certified participants of the Professional Cooking Techniques which took place at Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel from 18 till 20 October by Chef Mohamed Hamed.

A Taste of Korea

The Korean Cultural Center in Cairo in cooperation with the Egyptian Chefs Association organized a taste of Korea Food Festival in commemoration of the 3rd Anniversary of the cultural center in Cairo.

Michelin Star Chefs Spanish Cooking

Two of Spain’s acclaimed Michelin Star Chefs Fernando del Cerro and Kiska Garcia conducted a Master Class in Spanish Meat Cooking at Semiramis InterContinental.

Successful Training on Premises

Certified participants of the on premise training in Food Safety, Buffet Setting, Table Service and Customer Service which took place at the Al Nouran Company.

ECA Visits Mufaddal for Food Industries

Members of the Egyptian Chefs Association had the pleasure of visiting the Mufaddal factory which is a pioneer in the production of a wide variety of pulses.
Mufaddal for Food Industries started as a humble trading house in Cairo in 1979.

Young Chefs Boot Camp

Young Chefs were put through an endurance exercise and skills-test session during the Young Chef Culinary Ambassador Boot Camp held at Byoum Lakeside Hotel in Al Fayoum on 26 & 27 April.