Hi! I’ve been applying recently for a student visa abroad programme at Le cordon Bleu in France. I’m originally from the Philippines and unfortunately, as a typical worker permit holder here in Singapore I am seriously low on savings , but adamant to apply for a student visa in France , although im not low on time , I wanted to fulfill the amount required to be approved for the student visa . It would mean the world to me if you could support me on this study trip of a lifetime – whatever cost will go a long way to make this experience everything I’m hoping it will be. Need to submit the requirements of Bank funds by January 2019.
For anyone who doesn’t know me, my name is Grace Masing and a grad of bachelor of science major in computer science trying to change the face of construction by wanting to break into a culinary industry. I will be taking a 3 month short course basic patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu in France which will develop my critical thinking in terms of baking.
I came here in Singapore looking for a greener pasture but was not able to get the job that I’m looking for . But I’m Glad to have my job right now being able to experience foreign cultures like French , Australian, British, Spanish and the like I can tell that I’ve learned some enormous knowledge specially when it comes to language , cooking and baking.
Im 38 now still single and I Guess still trying to fulfill me dream. I wanted to be a Chef but that will cost a lot . But Why France? coz I’m able to speak basic french and understand french food terms.
The program itself sounds like it's going to be incredible – 3 months for a short course.
Introduction to French pâtisserie
Introduction to creams and fillings
Traditional desserts and cakes
Classical techniques, basic decoration
Masking anbd glaçage Introduction to yeast doughs (croissants & brioches)
Basic French Pâtisserie terminology
Working with a pastry bag: How to use one
Discover different decorations
Working with a paper cone
Pastry lining for tarts: Assembling cakes
Essential creams: Making a variety of different creams: Diplomat pastry cream, Chantilly
Discover chocolate decorations: Initiation to simple chocolate decorations.
This is a very rare opportunity!. Although this will be an amazing experience, the reality is that it’s a huge financial commitment, however there’s still a significant expense involved with this trip. Hopefully, this is where you come in!
It’s worth mentioning that I’ll still be working here in Singapore till October 2019 next year before the programme starts Atleast I can still save money for accommodation and food However, in the meantime I need to start sourcing for other expenses (e.g. airfares and student visa application fees ) I’m originally from Philippines , all my current earnings are going towards keeping a roof over my head while I’ll be staying in France. All the figures below are based on the current exchange rate, given in EURO and Singapore dollars.
Basic Patisserie short course fee : 8,500 Euro
( visit Le Cordon Bleu website for more infos
Accommodation Fee: 650-1200 Euro
(As stated in the rooms and apartment for rent in this site
Flights: Approx 780 - 1200 Singapore dollars
Food: Approximately 500 Euro
Most of the expenses I’ve learned all from this site
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Once again, your support would be much appreciated and I hope you are as excited about this opportunity as I am!