Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre

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SHATEC
Established 1983
Type Private
Location Bukit Batok, Singapore
Campus

21, Bukit Batok Street 22

Singapore 659589
Website http://www.shatec.sg/

The Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (abbreviation: SHATEC) was set up in 1983 by the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) to equip Singapore’s hospitality industry with a skilled workforce.

Since its founding, SHATEC made its mark as a premium hospitality school with numerous members of its 30,000-strong, multi-nationaled alumni assuming key positions in the hospitality and tourism industry in numerous parts of the world. SHATEC was awarded the prestigious “Most Outstanding Contribution to Tourism” award from the Singapore Tourism Board in 1992.

SHATEC was the first institution to have been inducted into the World Gourmet Summit Hall of Fame in 2009 for winning the coveted "Culinary Institution of the Year" award from 2001 to 2004. In addition to being a school for full-time students, SHATEC has been appointed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency to be a Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centre for Tourism and F&B industries.

Location[edit]

SHATEC's main campus is located at 21, Bukit Batok Street 22, Singapore 659589.

It also has a City Training Venue located at 37 & 39 Middle Road #06-00 UWEEI Building, Singapore 188946.

Its student-run eatery Recipes - A Bistro by SHATEC is located at The Treasury, 100 High Street, Singapore 179434.

Schools and departments[edit]

  • Institute of Lodging, Tourism and Business Studies
  • Institute of Food and Beverage
  • Institute of Culinary Arts

Vision[edit]

To be the preferred educational institution in Asia for hotel and tourism studies.

Mission[edit]

To offer a host of opportunities to nurture talents for rewarding careers in the hotel and tourism industry.

Accreditation[edit]

- Registered with the Council for Private Education as a Private Education Institution

- Attained EduTrust (Provisional) Certification for maintaining robust academic systems and procedures and ensuring quality assurance in the development and delivery of its programmes

- Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Approved Programme Provider - Awarded the bizSAFE Level 3 certification by the Workplace Safety and Health Council

- CET Centre for Tourism and F&B industries

Awards and Accolades[edit]

2012
Food & Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge (1 Gold, 3 Silvers and 5 Bronzes)
National Cocktail Competition – Student’s Category (1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze)
World Skills Competition - Cooking Category (Bronze)


2011
23rd National Cocktail Competition 2011 (1st Runner up)
World Skills Competition - Restaurant Service Category (Silver)
Chefs on Parade Competition, Philippines (Bronze)
Western Australia Oceanafest – Training Provider Category (Silver)
Food & Hotel Malaysia Culinary Challenge (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 2 Diplomas)


2010
Food & Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge (Best Apprentice Team, 1 Gold, 2 Silvers, 2 Bronzes)
McCain Foods Creative Culinary Contest (Champion)
Penang Chefs Challenge (Champion)
The Amazing Waiter Race (1st Runner Up)


2009
World Gourmet Summit Hall of Fame
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence (Executive Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year, Sommelier of the Year, Restaurant Manager of the Year, F&B Manager of the Year, Restaurant of the Year)
Disciples Escoffier – Asia Youth Hope Contest 2009 (4th Place)
Champion – Singapore Young Chef Games 2009


2008
Food & Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge (1 Gold, 1 Silver)
WorldSkills Singapore 2008 – Restaurant Service (National Champion)
IKA Olympiade Der Koche, Singapore National Culinary Team (3 Golds and 1 Silver, Champion in the Cold Table Pastry category)


2007
FHM Culinaire Malaysia (1 Gold, 1 Silver)


2006
Salut: A Taste of Excellence (Special Tribute: Eric Teo, Cheong Hai Poh, Jasmine Ng, Randy Chow, David Toh)
WA Oceanafest, Australia (1 Gold, 2 Silvers)
Friendship Order Award presented by President of Socialist Republic of Vietnam


2004
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence (Culinary Institute of the Year, Chef of the Year, F&B Manager of the Year, Sommelier of the Year)
Singapore Quality Class for Private Education Organisation


2003
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence (Culinary Institute of the Year, Chef of the Year, Executive Chef of the Year, Sommelier of the Year)


2002
National Skills Competition (1 Gold, 2 Silvers)
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence (Culinary Institute of the Year, Sommelier of the Year)


2001
Association of Pastry Chefs, UK, Dessert of the Year (First Prize)
4th SHA Restaurant Skills Competition (Champion)


2000
Singapore Tourism Awards (Winners; Tourism Host of the Year – Hotel, Tourism Host of the Year – Restaurant, Tourism Host of the Year – Travel Agency, Concierge of the Year Award)
World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence (Culinary Institute of the Year, Best Chef of the Year)


1999
Singapore Tourism Awards (Winner, Tourism Host of the Year – Hotel)


1998
National Skills Competition (2 Golds, 1 Silver)


1996
National Skills Competition (2 Golds)


1994
Salon Culinaire, Food & Hotel Asia (3 Golds, 2 Silvers)
National Skills Competition (2 Golds)


1993
Taste of Canada Competition, Toronto (4 Golds, 2 Silvers)
Chefs on Parade Competition, Philippines (1 Gold, 3 Silvers)


1992
Singapore Tourism Awards (Outstanding Contribution to Tourism)
Salon Culinaire, Food & Hotel Asia (1 Gold, 3 Silvers)


1991
Chefs on Parade Competition, Philippines (1 Gold with Honours, 2 Silvers)


1990
Salon Culinaire, Food & Hotel Asia (Top Apprentice Team)
Prima Celebrations Cake Competition (Top in Amateur Category)
Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin Champagne (King of Champagne Award)


1989
Taste of Canada Competition, Toronto (8 Golds, 3 Silvers)


1987
World Culinary Arts Festival (Winner)


1986
Salon Culinaire, Food & Hotel Asia (3 Silvers)
Hotelympia, London (1 Silver)


1983
Inauguration of SHATEC