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Anura Jayasuriya

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Anura is a professional chef and culinary instructor at Melbourne Polytechnic. Anura was the chef saucier at the Atlantic Group in Central Pier Docklands from 2013. He was responsible for all the proteins, stocks and soups for up to 1600 customers. He brings years of real world industry experience to Melbourne Polytechnic’s Hospitality department. 

 Anura has taught at Melbourne Polytechnic since 2017, maintaining his work as a professional chef. He uses his professional career experience to teach his students practical applications of culinary theory, all with a real world foundation.  Anura enjoys engaging with his students and promotes reflection at the end of each session for continuous improvement for both students and teacher. Anura holds a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. He is currently studying for his Diploma in Vocational Education and Training.  

Cookery Courses at Melbourne Polytechnic

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516
Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship - Preston, Prahran
Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time, Traineeship - Preston, Prahran
Are you an aspiring head chef or restaurant owner? Our Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516 provides the ingredients and techniques you need to cook up a tantalizing career.
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery - Apprenticeship SIT30816
Hospitality - Apprentice, Part Time - Preston, Prahran, Workplace and Industry
VTAC Hospitality - Apprentice, Part Time - Preston, Prahran, Workplace and Industry
Are you interested in carving a career in the thriving hospitality scene? Food is a necessity of life and people with skills in Commercial Cookery can work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants and hotels. If you want to gain skills in the culinary industry, our popular Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 is the right choice for you.
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery - Non-apprenticeship SIT30816
Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Prahran, Workplace and Industry
Free Tafe VTAC Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Prahran, Workplace and Industry
Are you interested in carving a career in the thriving hospitality scene? Food is a necessity of life and people with skills in Commercial Cookery can work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants and hotels. If you want to gain skills in the culinary industry, our popular Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 is the right choice for you.