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For Overseas Participants

Q: Can you help me apply for a visa?

A: If you require a visa to attend a class, please contact us.

Q: What accommodation options do I have and how far is it to the school?

A: Please contact us for a list of recommended accommodations.

Corporate Team Building/Corporate Events

Q: How many people can the kitchen accommodate?

A: The kitchen is almost 2000 sqft in size and can easily accommodate 75 participants at one time. There is a covered outdoor dining area that can accommodate 50 participants. Our indoor dining area seats 30 participants. For standing room cocktail functions, we can accommodate up to 100 people in each of the outdoor and indoor area.

Q: Is the kitchen HALAL certified?

A: The kitchen is not HALAL certified although we can remove pork and lard at your request.

We can contact MUIS (Majiis Ugama Islam Singapura) to cleanse the kitchen equipment and studio for your event. Additional charges start from $267.50 per hour of cleansing required and the number of hours required is decided by MUIS.

Q: We have specific team building requirements for our team. Do you tailor make programs?

A: Yes we certainly tailor programs to each company’s needs. Please Contact Us for your requirements.

Q: Where are the classes held? Can you conduct team building events at our company location?

A: We are located at 10 Biopolis Road #01-03, Chromos Building. We are within walking distance to Buona Vista MRT. We can conduct certain team building events offsite. Please contact us for your requirements.

Q: The programs are all too expensive for us. Do you conduct cheaper classes?

A: Please Contact Us for your requirements. We will speak to the chef to tailor make a program in accordance with your budget requirements.

Q: I have specific dietary requirements eg: vegetarian, nut allergies. Can the chef cater for it?

A: Depending on the menu, the chef can make changes for you. Please inform us so that we can discuss with the chef.

Q: What types of drinks are available at Palate Sensations and any are there corkage charges if we bring our own?

A: We serve free flow of coffee/tea and iced water for all events. You can purchase soft drinks at $2 per can, beer at $10 per bottle and house wines at $40 per bottle. We do not charge corkage should you wish to bring your own drinks.

Q: Will there be enough food to eat and do you cater if we need more food? Can we bring an outside caterer for the event?

A: Except where it specifically says otherwise, all corporate team building events should provide enough food for all participants. Please let us know if you would like to have more food before, during or after your event so that we can work out a menu for you. We don’t usually allow for an outside caterer but we understand this may be necessary due to special dietary and cuisine requirements. Please speak to us to discuss your requirements.

Q: Can you provide a bus to pick us up and drop us off?

A: This can certainly be arranged for you. Please contact us for your transportation requirements. Typical prices are:

One way transportation per trip is from $100nett onwards for a 45 seater bus but this depends on your distance and time required.

Q: Do you have meeting rooms if we need to hold a meeting before or after the event?

A: Within a 2 minute walking distance to our kitchen, we have access to rent fully functional board rooms that can seat up to 16 people or auditoriums that can seat up to 450 people.

Gift Vouchers

Q: How do I buy gift vouchers?

A: Gift vouchers can be purchased here. The gift voucher is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The gift voucher will be instantly sent electronically to the recipient. A copy will also be sent to the purchaser. If a paper copy is required, do contact us.

Q: I have a gift voucher. How do I make a booking for a class?

A: Please see How do I sign up for classes? When it comes to payment, please enter your voucher number. The voucher amount will be netted off against the amount owing. If there is an amount owing, payment can be made by credit card. We use Stripe as our payment system.

Q: I can’t remember when my gift voucher expires and what my balance is.

A: Please call us on 64789746 or send us an email at info@palatesensations.com and we will check for you.

Location and Parking

Q: Where are you located?

A: We are conveniently located within walking distance from Buona Vista MRT station. Our address is Chromos Building, 10 Biopolis Road #01-03 on the ground floor. It is the brown building behind the MOE Building.

Q: Where is the closest MRT Station?

A: Buona Vista. Look for exit signs for MOE HQ/Biopolis. Here is how to walk to Palate Sensations.

Q: Do you have parking and how much does it cost?

A: Parking is located at Car Park A which can be reached by driving along North Buona Vista Drive (do not go up the hill between Helios and Chromos Building). Please park in Basement 3 at Chromos. Parking fees are $1.20 an hour from Monday to Saturday from 7am to 5pm. From 5pm onwards, Sundays and Public Holidays, parking is free. Here is where to park at Palate Sensations.

Kid’s Parties

Q: How many participants can you take and what is the minimum age of the child?

A: We require a minimum of 6 participants and we accept children from 7 years of age.

Q: How is the class conducted?

A: The children are split into small teams of between 2 to 4 participants and the chef will lead the class by teaching the children how to cook before they proceed to make the menu.

Q: Is there a playground for the children while they are at the studio?

A: There is a safe playground opposite the cooking studio which the children can enjoy themselves before, while waiting for their food and after the class.

Q: Can we bring some snacks, birthday cake and drinks for the children and for the adults?

A: We provide free flow of Ribena and ice water during the class. If you would like to bring extra food, a birthday cake and other drinks, please feel free to do so. We can also organize/cater for this for you at an additional cost. Please contact us for your requirements.

Q: Can parents participate with the children?

A: We welcome parents to participate with their child if they are below the age of 7 and/or if the child is not confident around the kitchen. We welcome parents to assist with the class too.

Q: Do the parents have to stay during the party?

A: The class usually lasts 2 hours so you can leave your child and come back to pick them up at the conclusion of the class.

Q: How long is the class?

A: The cooking class normally lasts 2 hours with 1.5 hours spent cooking (depends on their speed) and the remaining time spent eating and playing at our outdoor dining area and playground.

Q: What happens if it rains?

A: The outdoor dining area provides sufficient shelter but if the rain is too heavy, we can also provide indoor seating.

Q: Can I customize my own menu?

A: Yes. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Q: Can I decorate the place for my child’s party?

A; Yes. Please inform us if you wish to come earlier to decorate the outdoor area so that we can be here to assist you.

Q: Do you cater for dietary requirements as some children are gluten free or have nut allergies?

A: Yes. Please check with the parents to see if there are any dietary requirements so that the chef can cater for them or design an appropriate menu for them.

Kitchen Rental

Q: How long can the kitchen be rented for?

A: Our kitchen is available for rent in 3 hour blocks. You can rent the whole kitchen or part of the kitchen depending on how much space and number of people you have.

Q: What equipment do we have access to?

A: The kitchen is fully equipped with a sound music system, mic for speaking, 12 stoves, 5 domestic ovens, 2 commercial steam/combi ovens, a blast chiller, a microwave, blenders, mixers, food processor, vacuum pack machine, ice making machine, various drinking and wine glasses, cooking utensils & equipment and plates and cutlery. Do check with us if you need specific equipment.