The French Pastry School

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The French Pastry School | October 17, 2016

Chicago’s associate dining editor learns the finer points of meringue and lemon curd from a world-class pastry chef.  BY CARRIE SCHEDLER

The French Pastry School | October 17, 2016
The French Pastry School | October 13, 2016
Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer in person!
The French Pastry School | August 23, 2016

Out of four basic ingredients – flour, water, salt, and yeast – students of L’Art de la Boulangerie, the Artisanal Bread Baking Course at The French Pastry School will make lifelong careers for themselves.  After ten weeks of learning the science and technique of crafting artisan breads from masters in their field, students from across the country graduated with the skills they need to follow their profession.  The graduation ceremony took place at The French Pastry School and concluded with a beautiful buffet

The French Pastry School | August 16, 2016
Fork. Spoon. Life.: Bayside native takes her artistic talents into the kitchen
The French Pastry School | July 6, 2016
Welcome to à la carte Chicago 2016
à la carte Chicago is a celebration of
contemporary French food, wine, and art of living,
designed to excite and inspire food lovers of all ages.
 Join us October 20-30th!


The French Pastry School | June 23, 2016

On June 17, 2016 at the Union League Club of Chicago, L’Art de la Pâtisserie students assembled with their friends, families, and faculty and staff of The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago. It was graduation day for the full-time, professional certificate, 24-week Baking and Pastry Program. School sponsors along with chefs and professionals from the food industry were also in attendance.

The French Pastry School | June 15, 2016

Congratulations to Chefs Jonathan Dendauw and Patrice Caillot, World Pastry Champion who were inducted into L’Académie Culinaire de France at the annual awards ceremony held in San Diego.  Selected by their peers, these chefs are regarded as the most highly skilled in techniques and transmission of the French culinary arts.  The French Pastry School was honored to host the Annual Meeting of the American and Canadian Delegation of The French Culinary Academy and Master Chefs of France in June 2012.

The French Pastry School | June 6, 2016

When we talk about French pastry, one name always comes to mind, the legendary Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer. He is a James Beard award-winning pastry chef who has participated in many of the world’s most prestigious pastry competitions and was featured in the documentary film, “Kings of Pastry.”

The French Pastry School | May 31, 2016

For only one afternoon, we open our doors & invite you to come taste pastries from our masters.

THURSDAY, JULY 28TH 3:00-6:00 P.M.

The French Pastry School 226 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL