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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.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Welcome to the World of Haute Patisserie! 

Join Chef Joel Reno 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:

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

There is nothing quite like a perfect flaky puff pastry.  The buttery, flaky dough that rises before your eyes and melts in your mouth is one of life’s simple pleasures.  Join Chef Jonathan Dendauw in this three-day, hands-on class and learn the secrets of making this magical multi-layered dough.  Your delicious creations are sure to be a favorite of your next family gathering or special occasion.


Recipes include:

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Who can resist the smell of a freshly baked loaf of bread?  In Master Baker Jonathan Dendauw’s class, you will be led on a fantastic journey discovering wonderful savory bread specialties.  This three-day, hands-on workshop will focus on the savory side of bread baking and explore many recipes for all occasions.  Chef Jonathan will teach you savory breads that will become some of your favorite family traditions.

Some of the recipes include:

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Master Baker, Jonathan Dendauw began his apprenticeship as an Artisan Boulanger at a very young age taking him all across France and the United States.  He is a member of the prestigious, centuries-old organization called Compagnons du Devoir, an ancient guild of French Master Bakers.  Chef Jonathan is a true expert in his craft and enthusiastic to have designed this three-day, hands-on workshop.  Creating this class has allowed Chef Jonathan to bring his heritage to you by selecting some of his favorite recipes gathered from his mentors and throughout his professional career