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Pastry Arts School in Chicago IL

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The French Pastry School, Chicago:
The French Pastry School, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, is a premier international institution of pastry arts offering professional, certificate and continuing education programs. The French Pastry School offers you the rare opportunity to learn the art of pastry in an intimate setting, being personally mentored by masters in their field. Your skills will be finely honed through hands-on practice and repeated exposure to the best pastry techniques, tools, and ingredients. Our school is dedicated only to the art of pastry, and it is our goal to be the finest pastry school in the United States, producing the best-prepared professionals entering the industry.

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Our Faculty:

Photo of Pastry Arts School in Chicago ILThe French Pastry School’s team of award-winning instructors has grown to a faculty of eleven renowned instructors, including Master Baker Jonathan Dendauw, Pastry World Champion Dimitri Fayard, Pastry World Champion En-Ming Hsu, Bob Hartwig, Joshua Johnson, John Kraus, Master Cake Artist Nicholas Lodge, Laura Ragano, Master Cake Artist Mark Seaman.

Accreditation:

Accredited by the Illinois Community College Board through Kennedy King College at City Colleges of Chicago, The French Pastry School in Chicago is the only singular location in the world. Students in our full-time certificate programs earn from 16 to 24 college credit hours.

Year-round Cooking / Culinary Arts Certificate Programs:

- Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program (16-weeks)
- Professional Pastry and Baking Program (24-Weeks)
- Artisanal Bread Baking Course (8-Week Session)

Continuing Education Short Courses:
- Artisan Belgium Chocolate Bonbons
- Advanced Artisan Chocolate Bonbons
- All Things Chocolate for Valentine’s Day
- The Finest Fruit Desserts
- The Finest French Tarts
- Sculpted Cake and Topsy Turvy Cakes
- Baking and Decorating Your Own Wedding Cake

FAQ:

What does a typical day at The French Pastry School look like?
The class begins with mise en place, a French term meaning to prepare for cooking. You will scale ingredients for the day. Then, the first demonstration for the day begins, after which you go back to your station and begin to make product for the day. The chef and chef assistant are always on hand to help you. During the six hour class you may observe up to 2-3 demonstrations and make a range of products.

How many students in a class?
We have 16 to 18 students in a class, which allows you to form a close relationship with the chefs in a focused environment.

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Address: 226 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois , USA
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