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  • Locations: Chiang Mai, Thailand; Singapore, Singapore
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Courses Offered
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class/Credit Status: 03 Junior, 04 Senior Areas of Study: Culinary Arts
Program Model: JWU Faculty-Led Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:
Host | Preliminary Itinerary | Group Size | Academic Overview | Academic Format | Faculty Leader
Sample Excursions | Housing | Meals | Flights | Student Conduct | Orientation
Pan-Asian Cuisine and Culture
At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy

PRELIMINARY ITINERARY (final itinerary subject to change)
June 9 Depart U.S.
June 11 Arrive Singapore
June 11-29 Singapore
June 29-July 7 Chiang Mai
July 7 Depart Chiang Mai
Overnight layover in Singapore

24 Students
This program provides you with theoretical and practical instruction in the art of Pan Asian cuisine with a special emphasis on the cuisines of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, and China. Hands-on instruction in the kitchen is supplemented by professional visits, market visits, and related cultural activities. The majority of instruction will be conducted in the kitchens of At-Sunrice’s institute in Singapore and a partner culinary institution in Chiang Mai. Instruction will be delivered by local Asian chef instructors in co-operation with your Johnson & Wales chef instructor. Specialized lectures in topics such as tea ceremonies and soy sauce will be delivered by local experts in the field. Students will purchase and prepare local produce and will be responsible for managing the production of a final project work in connection with a catered event hosted by At-Sunrice.  

Total Credit Hours Earned Abroad On This Program:
  • 13.5 quarter credits
The specific course on this program is listed in the "Courses Offered" link above.

Pan-Asian 2Student Status: 
Must demonstrate you are a current Johnson & Wales University student or a matriculating student at another academic institution.

JWU Student Prerequisite Courses:
FSM1065 Food Safety & Sanitation; Completion of Culinary Arts freshman and sophomore labs [Note: Garnish Your Degree students may participate in this program after completing all of their labs on campus.]

Non-JWU Student Prerequisite Courses:
Proof of completion of comparable courses must be presented through your application materials.

Academic content is delivered by the program host. A chef from JWU's College of Culinary Arts serves as the program faculty leader and coordinates pre-departure information, travels with the group, coordinates with local hosts, and assigns the final grade for the program course.

The faculty leader will schedule pre-departure meetings to discuss the detailed program itinerary with the selected student group and outline any pre-departure assignments.

Learning on study abroad programs occurs both inside and outside of the classroom. During the program, you should expect to be in program-related activities 50-60 hours per week. Activities include traditional classroom lectures, labs, industry visits, cultural excursions, and group meals. You are required to participate in the full program itinerary and group activities.
Neath Pal

Tour the Spice Garden
Tour hotel kitchens
Tour local food markets
Thai cultural show
Emerald Buddha Temple
Asian Civilization Museum
Singapore Airlines Catering Services

Tourist class hotels, double/single occupancy, with private bathrooms. Sheets and towels provided.

1-2 meals/day (typically breakfast and lunch) plus a welcoming reception and farewell dinner.

Flight parameters are set by Study Abroad to accommodate group logistics. Do not purchase any flight until the specific parameters are communicated to you via your Study Abroad ULearn site, usually 4 months prior to departure.

You must be in good standing with your campus's office of Student Conduct or Student Affairs for the dates of the program.

Each program has a mandatory orientation process which starts the term before your program starts. Failure to participate in the various meetings listed below may jeopardize your ability to participate in the program.

Pre-departure meetings vary according to the program model and typically include discussions, on-line resources, and assignments to ensure you understand your specific program, the courses, housing, costs and other related details. These meetings may be a combination of in-person and web-based meeting formats.

An in-person Study Abroad Retreat is scheduled on each campus with advertised dates, times, and locations to discuss topics relevant to all study abroad programs. 

An in-country Orientation is included upon arrival to your program for on-site information and program reminders.

     — Meline Christophe, Summer 2017
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Dates / Deadlines:

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This program is currently not accepting applications.