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The French Pastry School | April 15, 2016

#3 De Quay in Lincoln Park - Chef-Owned by Dav

The French Pastry School | April 15, 2016

On May 11, The Boarding House’s all-female team gets bigger for a one-night-only collaborative dinner featuring the culinary talents of Zoë Schor, Diana Davila, and The Boarding House’s James Beard-nominated Chef Tanya Baker and Pastry Chef Julia Fitting.

The French Pastry School | April 13, 2016

FPS Alum Elizabeth Madden of Rare Bird Preserves teamed up with Häagen-Dazs to create vanilla ice cream swirled with sweet-tart tangerine curd and buttery shortbread cookies.

The French Pastry School | March 31, 2016

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 | February 9, 2016

Free Chefs Jacket and 4 baking must-haves (a $125.00 value) with the purchase of any Continuing Education Class. Use offer code IHEARTPASTRY. Offer ends 2/29/16.  


The French Pastry School | January 13, 2016
For The Love of Chocolate Scholarship Foundation

For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship Foundation will present its annual gala on February 27, 2016 to raise scholarship funds for future students of The French Pastry School.   Because of the generosity of the foundation’s sponsors, alumni, industry vendors and associates, the Foundation has affected 170 lives, awarding over $620,000 in scholarships.  


For the Love of Chocolate Gala 2016

Eye Candy: A Feast for the Senses

The French Pastry School | December 22, 2015

On Friday, December 18, 2015, faculty and staff of The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago, school sponsors, industry chefs, and friends and family congratulated the graduates of L’Art de la Pâtisserie – the 24-Week Baking and Pastry Program and L’Art du Gâteau – the 16-Week Cake Decorating and Baking Program.   The ceremony was held at the historic Union League Club of Chicago to honor the new alumni at the conclusion of their programs.

The French Pastry School | December 7, 2015

Add a new stop on your holiday shopping spree! Get the gift that keeps on giving. Teach your favorite bakers a new menu of treats. 

Enjoy free samples of our seasonal favorites featuring Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. 

Zagat | November 16, 2015

Congrats goes out to FPS Alum, David de Quay who was recently featured in Zagat's "11 Best Under-the-Radar restaurants in Chicago"


The French Pastry School | November 6, 2015

Join The French Pastry School and à la carte Chicago on November 9-19 as we celebrate contemporary French food, wine, and the art of living.  This week-long event includes cooking workshops, tastings, and specially crafted menus at favorite French restaurants like Chez Moi and La Sardine.  Experience new and classic foods,