We take pride in the quality of our courses, which are offered with great attention to the art and the science of pastry. The classes focus on artistry, visual presentation, theory, method, and technique, giving you the knowledge required for a successful pastry career.
Our in-depth programs and courses expose our students to a complete learning experience, starting with the most basic skills and moving through advanced techniques. In each distinctive program, you will work in a class no larger than 18 students. Classes are conducted in a comfortable setting while at the same time communicating the importance of using ideal methods to produce the very best pastries.
The French Pastry School's programs have been created specifically to respond to the demands of our aspiring students' needs. They are designed to create the pastry professionals of tomorrow. Our full-time, hands-on certificate programs include the 24-week L'Art de la Pâtisserie – The Professional Pastry and Baking Program, which provides a foundation in all areas of the pastry arts. We also offer the 16-week L'Art du Gâteau – The Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program, which is entirely devoted to the art, science, and production of cake.
The Continuing Education courses are designed for all levels of experience, from the food enthusiast to the professional. These intensive short-term courses get participants in the kitchen in a hands-on setting with world-renowned pastry chefs.
In addition to all student services received directly from The French Pastry School, our students have access to the following Kennedy-King College Centers and more:
The Disability Access Center provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.
The Veterans Services Center is a centralized, on-site source of support and access to veterans-specific information and resources.
The Kennedy-King College Wellness Center provides mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success.
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For those looking to specialize in Artisanal Bread Baking, the school provides a full-time, 8-week course, L’Art de la Boulangerie. For information on L'Art de la Boulangerie program, visit www.fpsbread.com.