French Pastry Courses in Paris, France

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Ducasse Education:
Are you searching for quality French Pastry training in Europe? Located in Argenteuil, near Paris, Ducasse Education is a leading culinary and pastry arts school in France providing intensive pastry chef training programs for French culinary students, pastry arts students, international practicing chefs, and career changers who will benefit from the highest level of instruction. In addition to our Argenteuil school, we also have a training center in Yssingeaux, in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France. Combining theory with plenty of hands-on training, our 3-year Pastry Arts degree is taught in English or French by top-level instructors. Our shorter pastry arts programs (2-7 months) are taught in English, and include topics such as Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery Arts, Cake Making, and more.

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Pastry Arts Programs in Paris:

French Bakery Arts Program - Taught in English:
 2-month skills-building training & a 1-month optional internship. Modules include:

Photo of French Pastry Courses in Paris, France- Aromatic Breads
- Cakes
- Food Science
- Garnished Viennoiseries
- Production of a Natural Sourdough
- Regional Breads
- Regional Brioches
- Small Breads for Gourmet Restaurants
- Snacking & Catering
- Tarts
- Traditional Breads
- Viennoiseries 


French Chocolate & Confectionery Arts Program - Taught in English:
 2-month skills-building training & 1-month internship in a French restaurant.

Modules include:
- Applied Technology
- Chocolate Bonbons
- Food Science
- French Language Courses
- Fundamentals of Confectionery
- Initiation to Sugar Work
- Mastering Chocolate
- Pastry and Chocolate-based Entremets
- Upscale Confectionery


Further Short-term Culinary Programs:

Intensive, two-month programs for culinary and pastry enthusiasts, career-changers and entrepreneurs.

• CULINARY ARTS ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Culinary arts and entrepreneurship
Language of Study: English or French

• FRENCH PASTRY ARTS ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Pastry arts
Language of Study: English or French

• GREEN GASTRONOMY ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Culinary arts
Language of Study: English

• FRENCH BAKERY ARTS ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Bakery arts
Language of Study: French

• FRENCH CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONARY ARTS ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Chocolate and confectionary arts
Language of Study: English

• FOODIES & ENTREPRENEURS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Food & Beverage and entrepreneurship
Language of Study: French

• ARTS OF SERVICE & SOMMELIER ESSENTIALS
Duration: 2 months
Specialization: Service, Oenology and Mixology
Language of Study: French


French Pastry Arts Diploma Program - Taught in English:
Image of French Pastry Courses in Paris, France• 6-month skills-building training & 2-month internship in a French restaurant. Modules include:

- Applied Technology- Basic Doughs And Batters
- Bread & Viennoiseries
- Chocolate Montage
- Classic & Modern Entremets
- Classic & Modern Tarts
- Confectionery & Chocolate Bonbons
- Food Science
- French Language Courses
- Fresh Petits Fours, Sweet & Savory
- Ice Cream & Sorbets
- Modern Individual Cakes
- Modern Plated Desserts
- Wedding Cakes


Expert Diploma Program in French Pastry Arts - Taught in English:• 2-month skills-building training & 1-month optional internship. Modules include:

- Signature Chef’s pastries and desserts
- French pastries : between tradition and evolution
- Modern tarts
- Ice-creams and sorbets
- Special event cakes
- Chocolate and artistic piece
- Sugar and artistic piece
- Buffet preparation and final exam.


Bachelor Degree in French Pastry Arts - Taught in English or French:
• 3-year pastry arts & management degree program
• Two 5-month internships + final year project


Acquire the pastry know-how and management competencies needed to succeed as the international pastry industry. Course features include:

- Master the Pastry Arts fundamentals techniques
- Develop produce and industry knowledge
- Learn efficient supply and cost management
- Practice advanced and new techniques in Pastry Arts
- Innovation and new trends in Pastry Arts
- Learn management and marketing fundamentals adapted to pastry concepts
- Master R&D principles, creation process and advanced management techniques
- Perform in pastry design, photography and communication tools usage.

Pre-requisites:
Participants must be 18 years old or more at the end of Semester 1, hold a French general or technology baccalaureate or equivalent, and succeed in the admission process.


French Pastry Campus: Summer & Spring French Pastry Programs - Taught in English:
 2-month skills-building training & a 1-month optional internship. Modules include:

Photos of Ducasse Education- Bakery
- Chocolate & Confectionery
- French Pastry Basics
- Individual Cakes
- Modern Entremets
- Petits Fours & Savoury Cakes 
- Plated Desserts


Professional Culinary Arts Programs:
• Culinary Arts Diploma: 5-month skills-building training + 3-month internship in a French restaurant (taught in English or French).

• Expert Diploma in Culinary Arts: 3-month Superior Culinary Arts skills-building training + 3-month internship in a French restaurant (taught in English only).

• Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts: 3-year culinary arts & management program (taught in English & French, with two 5-month internships).

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Address: 41 rue de l'Abbé Ruellan / 95100 Argenteuil, Paris, France
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