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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Calling all foodies! Master Sugar Artist, Chef Sunny Lee, of The French Pastry School will bring her expert baking and decorating skills to you in this three-day, hands-on workshop. You will learn tips and tricks to create French-style petits fours and mini pastries for your next family fete or gathering. In this course, Chef Sunny will guide you on how to plan festive occasions, expand your pastry skills, and execute impressive desserts for entertaining.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Learn the skills to apply fondant and gum paste decorations from the newly crowned Certified Master Sugar Artist, Chef Sunny Lee.  Discover comprehensive techniques to enhance your cake decorating skills in this three-day, hands-on workshop.  You will learn to overlay fondant on a cake creating a smooth finish, the importance of structural supports, and skills to design gum paste embellishments using silicone molds.  Some of the unique designs taught by Chef Lee will include fabric effects, a simple gum paste flower topper, and royal icing designs.

Monday, August 29, 2016

In this four-day, hands-on course for professionals, French Pastry School Instructor, Chef Patrice Caillot, World Pastry Champion, will teach the age old practice of preserving along with a variety of techniques and recipes that will keep your winter fresh and interesting. Under Chef Caillot’s guidance, you will understand the difference between jams, jellies, conserves, and marmalades; poached canned fruits and fruits in alcohol; fruit syrups and liquors; and relishes and chutneys.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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.

Monday, September 12, 2016

In this four-day, hands-on course for professionals, explore the world of sugar with the Faena Miami Beach’s Master Chocolatier and Executive Pastry Chef, Chef Sylvain Bortolini.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

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.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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.

Monday, October 3, 2016

During this four-day, hands-on course with Chef Eric Perez, you will learn how to make the specialty desserts of famous Parisian pastry shops. Chef Perez will share with you the secrets of these classic flavor combinations and textures and the proper way to present them in your hotels, restaurants, and pastry shops. He will teach you the technology of the ingredients and the methodology used for producing these desserts.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

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 11, 2016

Welcome to the World of Haute Patisserie! 

Join Chef Patrice Caillot of The French Pastry School in this three-day, hands-on course where you will learn to make the great French cake classics.  During this workshop, you will be absorbed in the true essence of French pastry culture by making iconic cakes traditionally found in the best patisseries in France.  Learn the precise techniques, know-hows, and become a true French patissier.  

The recipes will include:

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