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The French Pastry School | May 11, 2012

L’Art de la Patisserie graduate and pastry chef of David Burke’s Primehouse, Jove Hubbard, will be hosting a pop-up ice cream store every Friday throughout the summer.  Follow them on Twitter (@dbprimehouse) and Facebook (facebook.com/davidburkesprimehouse) to find out each week’s flavors!

The French Pastry School | May 10, 2012

Tickets are now on sale for the year’s All Things Baking Show in Houston.  For a limited time, you can purchase your tickets for the reduced rate of only $50.  All Things Baking is making an impact with progressive bakers, pastry chefs, cake artists, chocolatiers, restaurant managers, bakery directors and more.  You can visit this website for more information.

The French Pastry School | May 9, 2012

In the months leading up to the 7th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala, The Food Channel got a look of what no one but a select few had ever seen before: the behind the scenes party planning with some of Chicago’s best pastry chefs and organizations. Click here to watch the video!

The French Pastry School | May 4, 2012

The first ever Chicago Fine Chocolate Festival is coming to our city in November.  The French Pastry School is serving as sponsor to this one of a kind exposition at Navy Pier open to food enthusiasts and professionals alike.  For a limited time, you can purchase your tickets for a reduced rate here.

The French Pastry School | April 27, 2012

The Jelly Belly-covered version of Anish Kapoor’s Cloudgate, fondly known by Chicagoans as “The Bean” made its debut at the 7th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Foundation.  Now, it is being housed in the Jelly Belly Warehouse where locals have been able to admire it on private tours, as Milwaukee’s Fox6 News reporter, Laura Langemo, did in this segment.  “The Bean,” covered in about 120,000 Jelly Belly® Jelly Beans and Chocolate Dips® will be displayed at The Sweets and Snacks Show at McCormick Place from May 8 – 10th.

The French Pastry School | April 27, 2012

Chefs Jacquy Pfeiffer and Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., co-founders of The French Pastry School discuss the story of where the school began in this outtake from Crain’s Chicago Business’s series, C-Suite Life. Click here to view the video. 

The French Pastry School | April 26, 2012

Crain’s Chicago Businesses highlighted the unusual and dynamic shared office design of Chefs Jacquy Pfeiffer and Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., co-founders and academic deans of The French Pastry School, for their series C-Suite Life.  Hear the chefs delve into what makes The French Pastry School unique in the official video and stories of the school’s foundation in the “outtake.”  Click here to view the video.

The French Pastry School | April 26, 2012

Chicago, Illinois (April 26, 2012)—Colorful cakes of all shapes and sizes lined the hallways of The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago in anticipation of the graduation of twenty-six students of L’Art du Gâteau, the Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program, on April 20, 2012.   The presentation of Certificates of Cake Decorating and Baking at the historic Union League Club of Chicago featured a commencement address by alumnus of The French Pastry School and own

The French Pastry School | April 25, 2012

In the months leading up to the 7th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala, The Food Channel got a look of what no one but a select few had ever seen before: the behind the scenes party planning with some of Chicago’s best pastry chefs and organizations.

The French Pastry School | April 18, 2012

Did you miss the Full Food Fashion Show at the 7th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala? Keegan Gerhard announced over 30 gorgeous, edible designs as they walked down the runway to the beats of DJ Anacron.  Watch the video here courtesy of AV Chicago. Click here to watch part 1 of the two part video.

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