The French Pastry School

Pastry and Baking Program (L'Art de la Pâtisserie)

The 24-week professional Pastry and Baking Program is a comprehensive, intensive, hands-on certificate program designed to meet the needs of students wishing to obtain a broad and thorough foundation in pastry, baking, and confectionery arts.  Students will cover the entire spectrum of products from pastries to chocolates to bread, and everything in between.  With 720 hours spent in kitchen classrooms, students will master 400 recipes and techniques.  

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Breads & Breakfast Pastries

Sugar Confectionery

Chocolate Confectionery

Ice Cream and Sorbet

Plated Desserts

Chocolate and Sugar Decoration and Sculpture

French Cakes and Tarts

Petits Fours and Miniature Pastries

Celebration Cake Making and Decorating

Capstone Course: Final Buffet

Food Service Safety & Sanitation

Food Service Theory & Basic Skills


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L'Art de la Patisserie - Gainful Employment Disclosure