ABOUT THE FRENCH PASTRY SCHOOL

OUR MISSION

The French Pastry School strives to offer an innovative, effective, intensive education in which students are equipped to achieve excellence in the pastry, baking, and confectionery arts.

Over 25 Years of Pastry Expertise

Founded in 1995 and located in downtown Chicago, The French Pastry School is the only major culinary school in North America dedicated to all things sweet and baked. The French Pastry School provides hands-on education taught entirely in state-of-the-art kitchens by world-renowned chefs. The French Pastry School has trained thousands of chefs through it’s full-time programs in Pastry and Baking, Cake, and Bread and it’s new Online Education option, powered by Rouxbe.

OUR FOUNDERS

Chef Jacquy
Pfeiffer

President and Founder

Chef Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F.

President and Founder

Co-founders Jacquy Pfeiffer, James Beard Award-winning author, and Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., are both recipients of the French Legion of Honour Award and were featured in the “Kings of Pastry” documentary.

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