Alumni chefs create dishes for Shatec's 30th anniversary; new Shatec logo to be unveiled

Shatec, one of Singapore's largest hospitality and tourism training institutes, celebrated its 30th anniversary on Tuesday.

Some alumni chefs, including Singapore Chefs Association president Edmund Toh, have also whipped up a four-course menu for the 30th anniversary gala dinner, held at the Shangri-La ballroom.

Trade and industry minister Lim Hng Kiang, who was guest of honour at the event, said that tourism was an important pillar of Singapore's economy and that Shatec has been "a key catalyst in raising the service standards of the industry".

Since the establishment of Shatec in 1983, over 30,000 students have graduated. It started off with 240 students, but now have more than 1,000 students at any one point in time.

A new Shatec logo and a commemorative book will also be launched later on Tuesday night.