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The French Pastry School | February 23, 2011

Chicago, Illinois (February 23, 2011) – Chef educators of the culinary and pastry arts traveled from around the country to meet in Chicago this past weekend, participating in the 13th Annual Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) Summit. Teachers of all things sweet and savory took part in master classes at several venues including The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago.

The French Pastry School | February 11, 2011

Chicago, Illinois (February 11, 2011) – The magnificent halls of The Merchandise Mart were hardly recognizable on February 5, 2011 when it was transformed into an elegant carnival filled to the brim with savory treats, sweet morsels and unique entertainment. The 6th annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala welcomed over 900 guests and raised over $70,000 in scholarships to benefit the students of The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at the City Colleges of Chicago.

The French Pastry School | February 7, 2011

 
At the American Culinary Federation’s Windy City Chapter’s Gala on February 7, 2011, Pedro Gomez, Executive Pastry Chef at Calihan Catering (left), with Franco Pacini and Anne Kauffmann of The French Pastry School, and Head Chef Liz Tokarczyk from Limelight Catering.

The French Pastry School | January 27, 2011

Chicago, Illinois (January 21, 2011) – Have you ever wished you could sample the cuisine of multiple award-winning chefs in one evening? Chefs like Rick Bayless, Graham Elliott, Sherry Yard, Jean Joho, Paul Kahan, Meg Galus, Jason MacLeod, and Sarah Levy? Not only that, what if you could enjoy these chefs' savory cuisine and sweet concoctions in a chocolate wonderland with scintillating musical entertainment, sugary spectacles, plus get Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful signed by Barbara Fairchild herself?

The French Pastry School | January 21, 2011
Have you ever wished you could sample the cuisine of multiple award-winning chefs in one evening? Chefs like Rick Bayless, Graham Elliott, Sherry Yard, Jean Joho, Paul Kahan, Meg Galus, Jason MacLeod, and Sarah Levy? Not only that, what if you could enjoy these chefs' savory cuisine and sweet concoctions in a chocolate wonderland with scintillating musical entertainment, sugary spectacles, plus get Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful signed by Barbara Fairchild herself?
The French Pastry school | January 21, 2011

Chicago, Illinois (January 21, 2011) – Have you ever wished you could sample the cuisine of multiple award-winning chefs in one evening? Chefs like Rick Bayless, Graham Elliott, Sherry Yard, Jean Joho, Paul Kahan, Meg Galus, Jason MacLeod, and Sarah Levy? Not only that, what if you could enjoy these chefs' savory cuisine and sweet concoctions in a chocolate wonderland with scintillating musical entertainment, sugary spectacles, plus get Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful signed by Barbara Fairchild herself? 

The French Pastry School | January 19, 2011

Graduates Ready to Begin Careers in Pastry and Cake Following Intensive Training

The French Pastry School | September 3, 2010

Chicago, Illinois (September 3, 2010) – The newest addition to The French Pastry School at City Colleges of Chicago, Chef Melissa Chanselle-Hary, brings varied experiences to her position as Kitchen Assistance Coordinator. Chanselle-Hary pursued studies in theatre arts at the Virginia Commonwealth University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, majoring in Theatre Performance.

French Pastry School | August 20, 2010

Chicago, Illinois (August 20, 2010) – Sculpted cakes, sparkling sugar flowers, figurines made out of gum paste, buttercream, towering rolled fondant covered cakes… These were a few of the eye-catching edible creations featured at the International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) Annual Convention.

The French Pastry School | August 11, 2010

Chicago, Illinois (August 11, 2010) – The City of Chicago has acquired a new resident: one of the best bakers in the world. Master Pastry Chef and World Baking Champion, Pierre Zimmermann has arrived in the Windy City, leaving behind his small village, Schnersheim in Alsace, and the bakery which had been operated by the Zimmermann family for four generations.

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