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Article: New Pastry Chefs Graduate from The French Pastry School

New Pastry Chefs Graduate from The French Pastry School
The French Pastry School |
June 25, 2018

Chicago, IL.  The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago graduated new chefs from its Pastry and Baking (L'Art de la Pâtisserie) program on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the historic Union League Club of Chicago.  The ceremony was highlighted by a speech from Greg Mosko, an FPS alumni.  Chef Mosko leads the pastry team at NoMi Kitchen at the Park Hyatt in Chicago and has received many accolades including being named one of Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Pastry Chefs (2014), Starchefs rising star (2015), and Chicago Tribune’s “Five to Know: Pastry Chefs” (2013). He spoke about his experiences at the school and the power of food in peoples’ lives.

The graduating class included students from across the U.S. and the world, including as far away as Thailand.  They also represented all different backgrounds including businesses, medical professionals, young high school graduates, and military veterans.  

“We congratulate our students on this major achievement in your life.  It takes dedication to excellence and courage to go through this intensive program”, said Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, Co-founder of the school.

The commencement ceremony was followed by a reception at The French Pastry School where the graduates showcased their expertise and learnings through an impressive and visually-stunning Grand Buffet.  The presentation included colorful and innovative desserts, hand-crafted chocolates and candies, artisan breads of all shapes and sizes, and much more.

“Our mission is to offer an innovative, intensive education that equips students to achieve excellence in pastry, baking, and confectionery arts.  We are very proud of our students and look forward to seeing their great careers”, said Chef Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., Co-founder.

For more information, please see www.frenchpastryschool.com and/or contact us at 312-726-2419 or info@frenchpastryschool.com.