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Monday, June 26, 2017

These days, cakes are towering works of art with gravity-defying, whimsical designs; the opportunities are as exciting as they are endless.  This is your chance to explore all that the world of Cake Decorating has to offer! In this five-day, hands-on course, Chef Sunny Lee will take you through classic cake recipes that are perfect for all special occasions.   This course is guaranteed to jumpstart your baking passion and take your cakes from “meh” to marvelous!

Monday, June 26, 2017

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 Boot 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 Joel Reno will guide you through the fundamentals of classic chocolate pastry products so you can recreate them at home.  Get ready to uncover the secrets of chocolate as we teach you ins and outs of this exotic ingredient.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Norman Love, founder of Norman Love Confections, has created edible works of art that have been featured in renowned hotels throughout the world. His passion for pastry will be demonstrated through a modern contemporary approach to chocolate décor for all entremets. Each recipe will be as different as the next with chocolate as the constant.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Be prepared for the hot summer! 

In this three-day, hands-on course discover the tricks of the trade of making homemade ice cream and frozen desserts.  Chef Joel Reno will demonstrate refreshing summer treats while expanding your pastry skills. Our quick and easy recipes will be a great addition to your summer backyard parties and for the whole family to enjoy.  

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Take your love of chocolate to the next level with this three-day, hands-on class with Chef Joel Reno who will teach you the tricks of the trade to make delicious handcrafted chocolate candies. You will discover a wide range of fillings such as crunchy nut pastes and fragrant herbs and essences paired with a silky white chocolate, buttery milk chocolate and dark and decadent bittersweet chocolate. To top it off, the chef will show you designs to make these treats look like they came out of a premier chocolate boutique. 


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Nothing beats that nostalgic feeling of homegrown tradition and ingredients.  Embark on this three-day educational joy ride as we unveil our all-time American favorite recipes, giving them a new spin!

Monday, August 7, 2017

Internationally renowned cake designer and French Pastry School alum Ms. Maggie Austin brings her sophisticated and playful approach to technique with a cascade of Pearls and Petals. Now you have the opportunity to learn some of the beautiful techniques behind her exquisite cake designs. Join Maggie as she shares her signature artistry in this unique and exclusive French Pastry School course.  In an intensive four-day course, explore hand-rolled, molded, and freshwater pearls and a variety of methods for making petals.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Join Chef Stéphane Glacier, M.O.F. as he returns to The French Pastry School to teach his unique, internationally-recognized style of pastry. During this four-day, hands-on course with Chef Glacier,  you will learn the art of modern cakes, tarts and eclairs & choux.  Chef Glacier brings a great wealth of knowledge to this French Pastry School continuing education course as he guides you through creating a wide variety of elaborate entremets and unique tarts for medium- and large-scale production.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

For purveyor's of France's famous pastries, this new course at The French Pastry School is the perfect Parsian experience to please the most discerning of taste buds.  Now you can learn the traditions and innovations of French pastry in this three-day course as Chef Joel Reno guides you through his most cherished recipes.  Whether it’s a whole cake called as an ‘entremet’ or a stunningly beautiful dessert in a glass called a ‘verrine’ you will find the real tricks to make them successfully and the techniques needed to make your hom

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

There is nothing quite like a perfect flaky puff pastry.  The buttery, flaky dough that puffs in the oven before your eyes and melts in your mouth is one of life’s simple pleasures.  Join Chef Michel Ernots 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.

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