The French Pastry School
Showpiece & World Chocolate Masters with Chef Frank Haasnoot
Date: Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2018 (11:00 am - 6:00 pm)
Cost: $575.00
Course level: Professional ♦♦♦
Class Format: Chef Demonstration Only
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This intimate, two-day professional seminar is a World Chocolate Masters-inspired demonstration with the one-and-only, Frank Haasnoot. Prepare to enter into Chef Haasnoot's imaginative and whimsical world turning classical creations into modern and contemporary innovations. His demonstration will focus on a chocolate showpiece inspired from his work during the World Chocolate Masters, chocolate bonbons, plated desserts, entremets, and many chocolate decorating techniques. This is a rare opportunity to observe, inquire, and discuss with one of the industry's most celebrated and decorated chocolatiers. Join Chef Haasnoot and The French Pastry School for this very special demonstration.
Note: This is a demonstration-only course with no hands-on kitchen time.
Course detail:
  • World Chocolate Masters-inspired chocolate showpiece
  • Elaborate chocolate bonbons
  • Trendsetting plated desserts
  • World-class entremets
  • Exclusive chocolate decorating techniques
Frank Haasnoot is a Dutch pastry chef with over 25 years of experience and numerous international awards. His love of pastry started at the age of 13 when he started working for his uncle's Holland-based restaurant, preparing chocolates, decorating desserts and baking cookies. After his pastry education, he worked for many pastry shops and in time, became the chief pastry developer for Creme de la Creme. In 2007, he signed up for the World Chocolate Masters and won fourth place—then in 2011, he won. After the Masters, he started working for The Victorian in Kuwait, the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Taiwan, and finally The Peninsula Hong Kong. His contemporary and whimsical designs are admired the world over.
This program is approved for 14 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for American Culinary Federation certification.