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The French Pastry School | May 13, 2015

The French Pastry School alumni are as diverse as they are extensive. In addition to offering an innovative, effective, superior education in pastry, The French Pastry School teaches more than just recipes.  By mentoring and inspiring students, the school shapes industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are committed to and passionate about their craft.

The French Pastry School | April 30, 2015

Chicago, Illinois (April 30, 2015) – The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicagointroduced its newest graduates, who specialized in the art of cake decorating and baking. On April 24th, fifteen students from a variety of countries and backgrounds celebrated their graduation from L’Art du Gâteau, the sixteen-week, full-time, Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program.

The French Pastry School | April 10, 2015

Our students receive hundreds of hours of intensive, hands-on education every term. The goal of The French Pastry School is not only to teach students the techniques and theories behind gaining a new skill but also to make sure they can translate that skill into a successful career.

The French Pastry School | April 10, 2015

Exciting changes for two of our alumni, Greg Mosko '06 and Kevin McCormick '09. Greg will be moving over to NoMI Restaurant and Kevin will be taking over for him at North Pond! Read the announcement here.

The French Pastry School | March 5, 2015

Chicago, Illinois (March 5, 2015) – Over 1,200 foodies mixed and mingled with more than 100 of Chicago’s most dynamic entertainers, chefs, and innovators at the 10th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala on Saturday, February 28. The event brought back the days of peace and love on four floors of the Union League Club of Chicago while raising scholarship money for students of The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago.
 

The French Pastry School | February 25, 2015

Caitlin Dysart '09, a graduate of L'Art de la Pâtisserie program and Pastry Chef at 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Virginia, is among the semifinalists for the James Beard Foundation Awards for Outstanding Pastry Chef.

The French Pastry School | February 16, 2015

Support future students of the pastry arts by attending the best party of the year! On February 28, 2015, dress like your favorite British mod rocker, Mad Men ad character, or glam diva and join For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship Foundation for a Festival of Peace, Love, and Chocolate at the Union League Club of Chicago.

The French Pastry School | February 14, 2015

In January, Katy Nelson '07 and her father, Mark Nelson, opened Scenic Route Bakery in Des Moines, Iowa. The bakery serves breakfast and lunch items and offers a relaxing atmosphere for customers. To read more about it, click here.

The French Pastry School | February 5, 2015

Meg Galus '05 left NoMI at the end of December and will join Boka as their new Executive Pastry Chef on February 14. Read more here.

The French Pastry School | February 4, 2015

Amy Hansen '06 of Amy's Candy Bar was recognized by TIME as one of America’s best candy shops. Read more here.

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