Mediterranean Turkish Cuisine

Authentic Turkish Cuisine Guru

MasterChef Ahmet Akpinar, a multilingual recipient of the Star Chef award in 2014, serves as a private chef to Ambassadors and Ministers, and is the also a proud owner of The Mediterranean Deli Turk. Learn to cook authentic Turkish cuisine with Chef Ahmet Akpinar, 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!


Course duration: 3.5 hours


Session: Half-Day: 9am – 12.30pm

Who Should Attend

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

What You’ll Learn

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 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.

Course Structure

  • Methodology

    Theory, Demonstration and Hands-on

  • Assessment

    Not Applicable

  • Certificate

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

Course Fees

Full Course Fee incl. 9% GST S$ 163.50
1,2,4,6 Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders ≥ 21 years old) Not applicable
3, 6 Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans ≥40 years old) Not applicable
6, 7 Nett Course Fee Payable for SMEs, incl. GST Not applicable

5Absentee Payroll

Not Applicable

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* In accordance with the Budget 2022 announcement, the GST rate will be increased from:

(i) 7% to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023; and

(ii) 8% to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024.

9% GST will apply to full payments received by SHATEC from 1 January 2024 onwards. Full payments received by SHATEC before 1 January 2024 will have no adjustment to the 8% GST. Please refer to for more information on the GST rate change.

Payment Mode

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