Course in Chocolate and Confectionery

Top Course Studies in Chocolate and Confectionery

Chocolate and Confectionery

A course in any subject is simply a unit of higher education. Courses can last from a few weeks to a year, depending on the focus and specialization involved. Students may use these courses to augment existing knowledge, bridge the gap between educational programs or fulfill personal ambitions.

What is a course in chocolate and confectionery? A course in chocolate and confectionery gives students a basic insight into the creative and professional aspects of pastries. Classes focus on practical and theoretical elements, so students will spend equal time learning recipes and producing various confectionary foods. Coursework may cover breads, dough, cakes, chocolate, plating and decoration. Some programs require students to participate in a short internship to build experience in the field.

Students may participate in a confectionary course to further their knowledge of pastry cooking and build their professional portfolios and resumes. While some scholars will simply seek to gain personal enjoyment, pastry courses may help others begin careers as pastry chefs or similar occupations.

The overall cost for a course in chocolate and confectionery will vary depending on the level of instruction, type of instruction and length of course. Students may cut costs by taking theory-based classes online or participating in a shorter and more intensive course.

Following the completion of a chocolate and confectionery course, scholars may be prepared to enter directly into the job market or apply to higher-level confectionary programs. Graduates may find employment in restaurants or bakeries. Additionally, others consider entrepreneurial endeavors and may open their very own sweet shops or bakeries.

If you live in a remote area or have limited use of educational facilities, consider online instruction as a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional on-campus classroom exclusive confectionary programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Chocolaterie Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 4 months October 2017 Italy Italy Online

This course is suitable for those who want to open a chocolate shop and for those who want to become a professional master Chocolatier. The Course includes lessons in window display design, the creation of artistic pieces to showcase, as well as new chocolate decorating techniques. [+]

Best Course Studies in Chocolate and Confectionery 2017. The Chocolaterie Course: 4 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons with the opportunity of a training period at selected chocolate shops or artisan laboratories Minimum number of participants: 12. This course is suitable for those who want to open a chocolate shop and for those who want to become a professional master Chocolatier. The Course includes lessons in window display design, the creation of artistic pieces to showcase, as well as new chocolate decorating techniques. The course includes detailed lessons held by Master Chocolatiers, members of the Academy of Master Chocolatiers, and visits to Chocolate manufacturers. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language. Minimum number of participants: 12. Duration The Course has a total duration of 4 months: 4 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 12 weeks of practical training (optional) at specialized laboratories selected by ICIF. Those who can enroll are: Italian and foreign professionals of food and wine Italian and foreign food lovers and enthusiasts Lesson topics The cultivation of the Cocoa bean Cocoa in the world Chocolate, an infinite mystery: the transformation from the seed to Chocolate and from chocolate to chocolates Technical aspect of cocoa Aromatic profiles of cocoa Artisan uses of Chocolate Processing of Cocoa Ingredients, production and use of Chocolate Professors of Chocolaterie Professional Intership (optional) The student can choose whether to continue the program of the course by undergoing a period of internship... [-]

Ice-cream Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 8 weeks October 2017 Italy Italy Online

ICIF has created the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. [+]

Three weeks of theoretical and practical lessons carried out by professional teachers to learn the art of making Italian ice cream and strategies to open a store. Possibility to carry out a training period at selected artisans ICIF has created the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. A profession which is in great demand both in Italy and abroad. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language. Minimum number of participants: 12. Duration The Course has a total duration of 8 weeks: 3 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 5 weeks of internship (optional) at ice cream parlours previously selected by the Institute, members of the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers Those who can enroll are: Italian and foreign professionals of food and wine Italian and foreign food lovers and enthusiasts Lesson topics Ice Cream: theoretical notions Ice Cream and its origins Ice Cream: artisan and business management Hygiene and HACCP: comprehension and study of health and sanitary regulations and food legislation Marketing and Management of an enterprise: an entrepreneurial approach Design of the Laboratory: study and analysis of three types of premises in order to... [-]

French Chocolate & Confectionery Arts

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie
Campus Full time 7 months April 2018 France Yssingeaux

An intensive 7-month program to learn all the fundamental and elaborated techniques of Chocolate and Confectionery Arts. [+]

Best Course Studies in Chocolate and Confectionery 2017. Have you always loved making chocolate and confectionery and wondered if this is the career change you are looking for? Ducasse Education gives you the opportunity to take an intensive 7-month program to learn all the fundamental and elaborated techniques of Chocolate and Confectionery Arts. CLASS TYPE Hands-on training in pastry laboratories and applied theory MODULES Fundamentals of confectionery Upscale confectionery Mastering chocolate Chocolate bonbons Initiation to sugar work Pastry and chocolate based Entremets French language courses Food science Applied technology DURATION 7 months: 5-month intensive hands-on training + 2-month mandatory internship [-]

Internship Program in Cooking or Pastry - Miami / South of France

Culinary and Pastry School in Miami
Campus Full time 11 months September 2017 USA Miami France Agde + 2 more

This course gives you the opportunity to learn gastronomic technique from chefs in two very different parts of the world, allowing you to not only soak up double the knowledge, but also explore double cultures as you start your culinary journey. [+]

- Enrolment Fees: $330 This course gives you the opportunity to learn gastronomic technique from chefs in two very different parts of the world, allowing you to not only soak up double the knowledge, but also explore double cultures as you start your culinary journey. It has been prepared for beginners, professionals and people who are seeking to change career, and want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Cooking or Pastry (one Michelin star level). This special program will give the students the opportunity to discover the beautiful city of Miami and also discover the Languedoc Roussillon region in the South of France. All of our teachers possess years of experience in top high-end hotels and/or restaurants. With two different places for the hands-on classes, students will work with different teachers with different experience and personalities, which will double their opportunity to learn. First Part: 2 Months in Miami (Cooking OR Pastry) Depending on their competency in French, intensive French lessons will be mandatory during the 2 months course in Miami. The course runs over 12 weeks with 4 hours a day spent in the kitchen on all weekdays. All weekends are free. The Program is composed of 3 Modules, 4 weeks each with a higher level of difficulty in the second month and the third month. Cooking course (1 Module) OR Pastry course (1 Module) 1st Week: Cold Starters 2nd Week: Hot Starters 3rd Week: Fish dishes 4th Week: Meat dishes 1st Week: Breads, Viennoiseries, Doughs 2nd... [-]

EPICURE French pastry Program

Culinary and Pastry School in Miami
Campus Full time 2 months February 2018 USA Miami France Agde + 2 more

We elaborated this program for professionals and beginners’ cooks who want to improve and fine-tune their skills in French Pastry at a one Michelin star level. [+]

Best Course Studies in Chocolate and Confectionery 2017. We elaborated this program for professionals and beginners’ cooks who want to improve and fine-tune their skills in French Pastry at a one Michelin star level. Enrolment Fees: $150 Supply Fees: $180 The student’s outcomes will include a new recipes portfolio, more creativity, a lot of tips and tricks taught by our highly skilled teachers, the ability to work in team and a memorable experience in Miami. 8 weeks, 5 days a week of hands-on classes from 11am to 3pm. All weekends are free. The first month the student will begin with the Gourmet Program (see here above), following with : 5th Week: Breads, Viennoiseries, Doughs, Level II 6th Week: Cakes and Entremets, Level II 7th Week: Chocolates, Level II 8th Week: Plated Desserts and Decoration, Level II [-]

GOURMET French Pastry Program

Culinary and Pastry School in Miami
Campus Full time 1 month September 2017 USA Miami France Agde + 2 more

This short program has been specifically prepared for individuals who want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Pastry at a higher level. It is tailored for beginners as well as for professionals. Depending on the student previous level of experience the intakes’ dates are different. [+]

This short program has been specifically prepared for individuals who want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Pastry at a higher level. It is tailored for beginners as well as for professionals. Depending on the student previous level of experience the intakes’ dates are different. Enrolment Fees: $150 Supply Fees: $180 We emphasize on giving our students a special and unique experience on a professional level, and making the most of our highly experienced pastry teachers’ advice, tips and tricks. We do guaranty exclusively hands-on classes based on Michelin Star’s standards of excellence and a team work in pairs to help each other. 4 weeks, 5 days a week, 4 hours a day, 11am – 3pm (weekends are free): 1st Week: Breads, Viennoiseries, Doughs 2nd Week: Cakes and Entremets 3rd Week: Chocolates 4th Week: Plated Desserts and Decoration [-]