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Monday, September 22, 2014

After a reception of freshly baked treats, the chefs of The French Pastry School will show you how to make an assortment of classic French sweets and desserts!  Of course, you’ll get to sample everything as it comes straight from the oven and take home the recipes to recreate in your own kitchen.  You’ll even have a little French Pastry School specialty to take home and share with your family and friends.  The recipes at each event may vary.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The essential ingredients of a French-style boulangerie are breads, breakfast pastries, and petits fours. Without the proper training, perfectly puffed croissants and delightfully crispy macarons may seem unttainable without a trip to the nearest café. In this three-day, hands-on course with Chef Patrice Caillot from The French Pastry School, you will learn all you need to know to bring the bakery home, including recipes like:

Saturday, October 4, 2014

After a reception of freshly baked treats, the chefs of The French Pastry School will show you how to make an assortment of classic French sweets and desserts!  Of course, you’ll get to sample everything as it comes straight from the oven and take home the recipes to recreate in your own kitchen.  You’ll even have a little French Pastry School specialty to take home and share with your family and friends.  The recipes at each event may vary.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Don’t serve just any old cupcake or cookie at your next celebration! Serve pastries that are pleasing to the eye and a treat for the taste buds. Learn to create desserts and party favors with Chef Sunny Lee in this three-day, hands-on course that you can serve for your next family fête or gathering of foodie friends. 
 
Chef Lee will guide you through the baking and decorating techniques needed to make your celebration pastries. Recipes will include:
 
Monday, October 13, 2014

After a reception of freshly baked treats, the chefs of The French Pastry School will show you how to make an assortment of classic French sweets and desserts!  Of course, you’ll get to sample everything as it comes straight from the oven and take home the recipes to recreate in your own kitchen.  You’ll even have a little French Pastry School specialty to take home and share with your family and friends.  The recipes at each event may vary.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In this special, three-day, hands-on class, Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer (bio), Co-Founder of The French Pastry School, will teach recipes from his award-winning book, The Art of French Pastry. After a lifetime spent in pastry kitchens both leading and teaching, Pfeiffer inscribed his favorite pastry lessons for readers everywhere.

Join him in the kitchens of The French Pastry School as he brings his favorite selection of recipes from his book to life. Topics may include:

Monday, October 20, 2014

Chef Peter Yuen will share his secrets for creating breakfast pastries and his special technique that will enable you to become efficient and effective in your preparation of laminated dough. In this four-day, hands-on course, Chef Yuen will take you through an assortment of Asian baked goods and classic French pastries that will add variety to your current Viennoiserie repertoire.

Recipes may include:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Learn to make Classic French cakes with Chef Joel Reno (bio).  In this three-day, hands-on class, build multi-layer cakes that the French call "entremets" with facets of texture and flavor. Chef Joel will start by teaching you the basic building blocks of an entremet:

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Learn to make sweet holiday presents at home.  The season of giving is fast approaching; what better time to gather your friends and family in your warm kitchen and bake for them?  The winter holidays are full of age-old customs and while you love your grandma's candies, cookies and cakes, it's always fun to learn new ways to finish and present them.

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