The French Pastry School
Holiday Centerpieces & Party Favors
Date: Dec 10 - Dec 12, 2019 (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Chef: Julien Otto, Chef Instructor
Cost: $525.00
Course level: Enthusiast ♦
Class Format: Chef Demonstration with Hands-On Components
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We, too, hear those sleigh bells ring-a-ling! The winter holiday season is upon us and now is the perfect time to bake your favorite recipes, and learn a few new ones, for gift-giving and entertaining! And what better way to learn a few new tricks than to attend a holiday-inspired workshop? During this new, three-day course and together with Chef Julien Otto of The French Pastry School, you'll create gingerbread, hand-decorated cookies, truffles, marshmallows, even a festive tree sculpture adorned with sugar and chocolate confectioneries, which is sure to impress your family and friends! Give the gift of pastry this holiday season and spread the season's cheer with beautiful scratch-made creations!
Course Detail:
  • Irrésistible bûche de Noël
  • Scratch-made chocolate truffles
  • Salted caramel candies
  • Passion fruit and apricot pâte de fruit
  • Orange blossom and roasted nut nougat
  • Bourbon vanilla bean marshmallows
  • Spice-infused gingerbread
  • Festive hand-decorated holiday cookies
  • Holiday party favors
  • Chocolate tree sculpture
Julien Otto is a world-class pastry chef and a full-time chef instructor at The French Pastry School. His accomplishments have been declared "extraordinary" by luminaries of the culinary world, and he is upheld as one of France's most accomplished pastry chefs. He has an impressive educational background, an equally remarkable experiential pedigree, and has participated and won many competitions across the world. Otto, who is enthusiastic about passing on the art of pastry making to the next generation, is an integral part of the faculty. He brings new techniques to the curriculum, exhibits innovative use of quality products, and shares a wealth of information with his students, which is sure to give them an edge in this exciting and ever growing industry.
This program is approved for 15 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for American Culinary Federation certification.