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Our Team

Founder and Executive Chef

Alain Doenlen

Renowned for his exquisite culinary skills and passion for teaching, Chef Alain Doenlen brings a wealth of experience from his illustrious career. As the founder of La Grenouille Culinary Institute, Chef Doenlen's vision is to create a space where aspiring chefs can learn, grow, and excel in the culinary arts. A fervent advocate for hands-on learning, Chef Doenlen emphasizes real-world experience and the mastery of technique in his teaching methodology. His leadership in the kitchen sets the tone for the institute, inspiring students to strive for excellence and cultivate their own unique culinary voices.

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Ketut Sarini

Founder and Managing Director

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With a distinguished career in the hospitality sector and a fervor for education, Ketut Sarini is the visionary behind La Grenouille Institute. Her extensive leadership experience within the cruise line industry has instilled an unrivalled understanding of its demands. As Founder and Managing Director, Sarini's ethos is simple yet profound: "Empowerment through education is the key to success in hospitality." Her commitment to this principle shapes the institute's culture, motivating both students and staff to aspire to excellence.

I Wayan Sueta Artawan

Assistant Chef

I Wayan Sueta Artawan, born in Batukeseni Karangasem Seraya, always held a deep fascination for the culinary world. Graduating in 2012 with a major in Food and Beverage Products, his dedication led him to a rewarding 6-year stint as a cook on a cruise ship. Now, as an assistant chef at La Grenouille Institute, he views cooking and baking as therapeutic activities. He shares, "To me, cooking and baking are not just tasks but forms of therapy, a celebration of the senses. They're experiences that should be savored."

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Komang Try Wahyuni Dewi

English Teacher

Komang Try Wahyuni Dewi, born in Negara, Jembrana, embodies the transformative power of education. With a Master's in English Education achieved in 2018, she uses her skills to unlock the potential of her students. She shares, "Teaching English is about opening doors for my students. It's not just a language; it's a tool for personal and professional growth."

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I Komang Slamet Riyadi

Restaurant Trainer

Born in Rendang, Karangasem, I Komang Selamet Riyadi has spent his career immersed in the dynamic world of the food and beverage industry. After graduating from the F&B service program in 2010, he embarked on an enriching three-year journey working on cruise ships. Now, as a Restaurant Trainer at La Grenouille Institute, his mission is to train students to become valuable assets in the restaurant industry. He simply shares, "I aim to shape students into professionals who excel in their craft and embody the hospitality spirit."

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I Putu Yuliana

Chef

Born and raised in Petulu, Ubud Gianyar, Chef I Putu Yuliana's passion for culinary arts was ignited at a young age. A product of the culinary program in 2007, Chef Yuliana honed his craft in 5-star hotels before embarking on a 7-year culinary journey aboard a cruise ship. His culinary philosophy revolves around the deep connection between cooking and love. In his own words, "Cooking, much like love, is a transformative experience that touches lives and brings joy. It's not just my job; it's my passion."

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La Grenouille Culinary Institute

Founder and Executive Chef

Alain Doenlen

Renowned for his exquisite culinary skills and passion for teaching, Chef Alain Doenlen brings a wealth of experience from his illustrious career. As the founder of La Grenouille Culinary Institute, Chef Doenlen's vision is to create a space where aspiring chefs can learn, grow, and excel in the culinary arts. A fervent advocate for hands-on learning, Chef Doenlen emphasizes real-world experience and the mastery of technique in his teaching methodology. His leadership in the kitchen sets the tone for the institute, inspiring students to strive for excellence and cultivate their own unique culinary voices.

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La Grenouille Culinary Institute

Founder and Managing Director

Ketut Sarini

With a distinguished career in the hospitality sector and a fervor for education, Ketut Sarini is the visionary behind La Grenouille Institute. Her extensive leadership experience within the cruise line industry has instilled an unrivalled understanding of its demands. As Founder and Managing Director, Sarini's ethos is simple yet profound: "Empowerment through education is the key to success in hospitality." Her commitment to this principle shapes the institute's culture, motivating both students and staff to aspire to excellence.

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Assistant Chef

I Wayan Sueta Artawan

I Wayan Sueta Artawan, born in Batukeseni Karangasem Seraya, always held a deep fascination for the culinary world. Graduating in 2012 with a major in Food and Beverage Products, his dedication led him to a rewarding 6-year stint as a cook on a cruise ship. Now, as an assistant chef at La Grenouille Institute, he views cooking and baking as therapeutic activities. He shares, "To me, cooking and baking are not just tasks but forms of therapy, a celebration of the senses. They're experiences that should be savored."

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English Teacher

Komang Try Wahyuni Dewi

Komang Try Wahyuni Dewi, born in Negara, Jembrana, embodies the transformative power of education. With a Master's in English Education achieved in 2018, she uses her skills to unlock the potential of her students. She shares, "Teaching English is about opening doors for my students. It's not just a language; it's a tool for personal and professional growth."

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Restaurant Trainer

I Komang Slamet Riyadi

Born in Rendang, Karangasem, I Komang Selamet Riyadi has spent his career immersed in the dynamic world of the food and beverage industry. After graduating from the F&B service program in 2010, he embarked on an enriching three-year journey working on cruise ships. Now, as a Restaurant Trainer at La Grenouille Institute, his mission is to train students to become valuable assets in the restaurant industry. He simply shares, "I aim to shape students into professionals who excel in their craft and embody the hospitality spirit."

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Chef

I Putu Yuliana

Born and raised in Petulu, Ubud Gianyar, Chef I Putu Yuliana's passion for culinary arts was ignited at a young age. A product of the culinary program in 2007, Chef Yuliana honed his craft in 5-star hotels before embarking on a 7-year culinary journey aboard a cruise ship. His culinary philosophy revolves around the deep connection between cooking and love. In his own words, "Cooking, much like love, is a transformative experience that touches lives and brings joy. It's not just my job; it's my passion."

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