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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.

Saturday, November 1, 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.

Monday, November 10, 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, November 11, 2014

What could be better than a loaf of crusty French bread pulled straight from the oven?  Let Chef Jonathan Dendauw (bio), Chef Instructor at The French Pastry School teach you how to make your own artisanal bread in this three-day, hands-on class.  Along with the classic baguette, you will create a variety of hand-crafted loaves including Rustic Farmer’s Bread, Alsatian Beer Bread, Multi-Grain Bread, and more.   Chef Dendauw will teach you how to turn basic ingredients into exciting treats with his savory applications: perfect for passed hors d’oe

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Prepare the finishing touch for your Thanksgiving meal, create delicious desserts to have on hand for guests who will be stopping by during the holidays, or put together some homemade gifts for the neighbors, your child's teachers, or the host or hostess of that party you will be attending! In this three-day, hands-on course, Chef Jonathan Dendauw will teach you how to make a selection of wonderful pies and breads to add to your holiday repetoire.

Monday, December 1, 2014

For students 15 and up and adults of all ages, this is your chance to explore the world of French breads and pastries! What could be better than serving your very own fresh-out-of-the-oven, steamy loaves of bread, breakfast pastries, and some of the best pound cakes and coffee cakes. During this week-long, hands-on Bread Camp, Chef Jonathan Dendauw (bio) will guide you through the fundamentals of each of these areas of bread and pastry making:

Saturday, December 6, 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.

Monday, December 8, 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, December 9, 2014

The smell and taste of gingerbread evokes the holidays for many people throughout the world. From soft, moist loaf cakes to crispy cookies, there are many traditions and recipes associated with this spicy and sweet dessert. And, not only can you eat it, you can build decorative gingerbread houses out of it! In this special three-day, hands-on class, Chef Sunny Lee will teach you all things gingerbread and how to bake, assemble, and decorate a gingerbread house.

Recipes will include:

Monday, January 5, 2015

Chef Stéphane Leroux, M.O.F., one of the world’s greatest chocolate masters, is returning to The French Pastry School to bring the latest techniques for creating quick chocolate showpieces and chocolate decorations to professionals.

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