With the right guidance, students can learn the skills needed to cope with the demands of the working world.
I was admitted to Assumption Pathway School (APS) in 2010. However, after graduating in 2013, I returned for another year of extended training at the Assumption Restaurant for Training (ART)..
As part of my training, I had to set up the pastry section for daily operations. This included the placement of the food tags, the replenishment of pastry items, and maintaining the general presentation and cleanliness of the counter.
I also learnt to be versatile in my baking skills from the various private and themed events that were held at the ART.
Beyond just baking, I also learnt valuable life skills from the chefs and restaurant manager during my training. Being chefs and managers from the industry, they also taught me to be resilient and to persevere in all that I had learnt and experienced during my time at the ART.
At the end of my training in 2014, I had blossomed from a playful girl who lacked focus and initiative to someone with discipline, a sense of responsibility, and an ambition to pursue opportunities in the baking industry.
I am currently employed as a Pastry Cook 1 at the Amara Hotel.