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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Who can resist the aroma of a freshly baked loaf of bread? Not us! In this three-day workshop, Chef and Master Baker Julien Otto of The French Pastry School will lead you on a fantastic journey discovering the sweet and savory side of bread making. He'll teach you about fermented doughs using the sponge and poolish methods and the different phases of bread production—from mixing and shaping to proofing and baking.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Pies need two things—the right pastry dough and a great filling! In this three-day course you'll learn the techniques and recipes for making incredible, pies, cobblers and tarts with Chef Alissa Wallers of The French Pastry School. This unique course combines both American- and French-style pies and tarts, and you’ll learn how to master the ratios and effects of different fillings and crusts during the baking process.
Monday, April 16, 2018

Join world-renowned inspirational cake artist, Chef Nicholas Lodge, for this four-day professional course at The French Pastry School. You'll begin the course with two days of rolled fondant and gumpaste techniques, focusing on classic approaches and current trends. With Chef Nicholas as your guide, you'll create a multi-tiered wedding cake utilizing more than 15 different applications. Chef Nicholas will also discuss rustic-inspired themes, metallics, trending colors and more.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Transport yourself to an evening in Paris by learning to make quintessential French desserts in this three-day course with Chef Michel Ernots of The French Pastry School. Together with Chef Michel, you'll make 10 of our favorite French pastries including brioche, beignets, kouign-amann, macarons, and Paris-Brest! During the workshop, you'll learn the basic skills of rolling, whipping, folding and baking to prepare perfect pastries in class, and at home.