Niklesh SharmaExecutive Pastry Chef & Managing Director
Chef Niklesh is the founder of the Academy of Pastry Arts Group and manages the operations of school in Malaysia, India and Philippines. With a Bachelors degree in Hotel Management, Chef Niklesh started his career in the field of Pastry & Bakery.
Loi Ming AiExecutive Pastry Chef
Chef Loi is World Pastry Champion 2019 and worked in Beijing for a fine dining restaurant as Pastry Chef. He is a trained Sugar and Chocolate artist chefs who conduct classes for full time and part-time pastry classes in Malaysia, India and Philippines.
Angelo Van ToornChief Baker
Chef Angelo Van Toorn graduated from Johnson and Wales University where he obtained degrees in both Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts. He continued on to work for Michelin Star Chef Michael Mina for several years.
Ahmad Haidzir Bin AnuwarExecutive Chef
Chef Ahmad started his career after his education in School of Hotel Management & Tourism Malaysia. With 22 years of experience in Malaysia and overseas, he exposes with various operations in casual, fine dining, banquet, catering division in several hotels & restaurants.
Robert Steven CrossSous Chef
Rob started his culinary career with Hotel Management in France from the year of 2014 before moving on to Novotel Bordeaux, France. He then joined Academy of Culinary Arts Malaysia in 2015 and begun training where he now conducts classes at the Academy.
Sean ThuSous Chef
Professional Chef with 8 years of extensive experience in mainly Western based cuisine. Have been part of many restaurant openings. Capable of starting up restaurants. Experienced in managing, training and motivating a team to best of abilities across every service. Consistently create new menu and recipes.
Kean ChuanExecutive Pastry Chef
Chef Kean Chuan is young dynamic chef who joined the Academy in 2015, previously working at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. He recently won 2nd Place in Mondial Des Arts Sucres 2018. He was Silver Medallist in Asia Pastry Cup 2016. He represented Malaysia Team in the World Pastry Cup 2017 in France.
Lim Chin KhengExecutive Pastry Chef
He is very dedicated to Pastries and has a strong working experience in One World Hotel, The Saujana Resorts and Hotel and also Melia Hotel Kuala Lumpur. He represented Malaysia during Asian Pastry Cup 2016 and received 2nd Position. He conducts full time workshops and Intensive class for students in Malaysia and Philippines. He represented Malaysia in World Pastry Cup 2017 in France, January 2017.
Why Apca Chef Online
A dedicated close group for subscriber for Questions, doubts and take feedback from Chef
A proof of accomplishment from APCA Malaysia
Well crafted Program from Basic to Advance Level
It’s a great initiative with lots of hard work involved. I am sure it will very helpful for subscribers
Loi Ming Ai
I think this will be the most affordable Pastry & Culinary program one can even think of. A recipe less then a dollar
Angelo Van Toorn
It's Incredible. You wont find anything like this. All you have to do it to follow it. Best example of bringing learning to people
Ahmad Haidzir Bin Anuwar
It's a very structured Program where you can see step by step procedure. Very informative and and it will continue
Robert Steven Cross
Lots of research have been done in this program and lots more will be coming in future as well. We are very excited to present it to
It’s an exciting learning platform for anybody who want to know the basic or upgrade their skills
It's very detailed and can actually be used as reference book for professionals and students both. Worth subscribing
Lim Chin Kheng
It's like bringing the learning at your doorstep. All you have to do is to follow it , practise it and use it
Frequently asked questions
APCA is offering 5 different programs: • Professional Pastry – Basic to Advance • Professional Culinary – Basic to Advance • Eggless Pastry – Eggless. Vegan. Healthy. Organic • Master Pastry Chef series • Short course – Choose from available selection of topics
The program covers basic to advanced level of pastry. 30 different topics with 240 Plus recipes; it’s a complete pastry program for beginners and even professionals.
Once you’d enrol in the program, you will be given the access to our pre-recorded videos for 1 whole year, so you could learn anytime, anywhere and any no. of hours per day.
It covers basic to advanced level of culinary. 20 different topics with 200 Plus recipes. It is a complete culinary program designed for both beginners and professionals.
It covers basic to advanced level of eggless pastry, suitable for students who wish to learn about eggless pastry program. It covers 20 different topics with 200 Plus recipes covering eggless, vegan, healthy & organic within a span of 1 year
It’s an advanced version of Pastry program which requires students to have some prior knowledge about pastries. The Master Chef Series covers approximately 15 topics and more than 125 recipes by 5 world-class master chefs.
If you miss out a live demo, then at a later stage it will be edited and uploaded again. However, it would be good to attend live classes as they would give you an opportunity to ask questions right after the demo, which might not be possible in a recorded version.
We have a virtual concierge, which is a closed group on Facebook where you can ask questions, clear your doubts, and also share your products in order to get constructive feedback.
Yes, anybody who would enrol in any program after 1st Jan, 2021 will be provided PDFs of that particular program.
The entire program is professionally edited and pre-recorded which means that you get a clean professional learning through the video, that is any time better than a live video. Mostly live videos are taken by Mobile phone and there is a possibility of missing out on many important techniques while giving a demo; lots of disruptions and movements which cannot be redone or corrected. Having said that, we do offer extra live demo on weekends for the subscribers which may include a theory session and specific techniques followed by live questions and answer session. If you miss it, then it will be shared with you later.