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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Brunch is more than just bacon and eggs—using global flavors, gourmet ingredients, and elegant presentations, brunch can transform a mundane Sunday into an affair to remember! This three-day workshop is the perfect excuse to indulge your sweet tooth while learning deceptively simple recipes that will wow your family and friends.
Monday, June 3, 2019
In this four-day, professional course, explore in-depth the art of mastering viennoiseries, breakfast pastry, and laminated dough with our resident Master Baker, Chef Julien Otto.  You will master a variety of products with high-end flavors and modern appeal but still utilize French-inspired craftsmanship and methods.  Several types of brioche, yeast-leavened dough, and laminated doughs will be made.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Reimagining the classics is the ultimate evolution of design in any medium. Cake is no different. With a focus on wedding cakes we will examine some classic designs with an eye towards incorporating new techniques and products needed to achieve them. We’ll take a look at the current trends in wedding cakes and explore ways to incorporate your personal design point of view and develop a signature style of your own.


Monday, June 24, 2019
Interested in French pastries? Let this course introduce you! Join Chef Julien Otto of The French Pastry School for this five-day workshop dedicated to the art of French pastry. Chef Joel will guide you through the fundamentals of rolling, whipping, folding and baking in a professional, yet friendly and approachable kitchen environment. You'll taste and discuss the products you make along the way, so make sure you come with a strong appetite for learning—and eating!
Monday, July 8, 2019
In this five-day course, The French Pastry School will share trade secrets for making a number of frozen desserts while expanding your overall pastry knowledge. The chef will teach you the complex theory behind ice cream and sorbet recipe formulas and the best production methods for each, so that going forward, you can reproduce the recipes learned in this course and also create your own flavors.
Monday, July 8, 2019

It is always a good time for chocolate! Using the best chocolate available, learn how to make the best cocoa-orientated products in this five-day, Chocolate  Camp. This is your chance to explore all that the world of French Pastries has to offer with a chocolate spin. From cakes and tarts to breads and ice creams, Chef Alissa Wallers will guide you through the fundamentals of classic chocolate pastry products so you can recreate them at home.