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What is a Course in Pastry?

Pastry courses provide in-depth instruction regarding the culinary arts and the hospitality industry with a specialization in Pastry. Subjects include menu design, trends in baking and pastry making and terminology, safety regulations, how to use various kitchen equipment, and sanitation principles. Students will also learn essentials of kitchen management, weights and measures, laminated dough and the art of creating custards, icings, meringue and other components related to Pastry.

What are the benefits of taking a Course in Pastry?

Earning a degree in Pastry allows students to work in some of the best restaurants in the world. With advanced knowledge in bakery, pastry and aspects of the culinary arts, students may also find employment as personal chefs to celebrities and government officials.

How much does it cost to take a Course in Pastry?

Tuition fees for Pastry courses are comparable to the costs of taking other degree programs. Laboratory fees may be higher due to the amount of hands-on work required of culinary arts students.

What are the requirements for a Course in Pastry?

Students should have a keen interest in pastry and culinary arts, and should enjoy spending much time in the kitchen creating cakes, pastries, pies and other bakery items.

 

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Course in Pastry?

In addition to working in five-star restaurants or for VIPs, students successfully completing a Pastry program can also find employment as food managers, head chefs and food stylists. A food stylist is responsible for arranging food in commercials, movies and photographs so that the food looks as appealing and natural as possible.

Where to take a Course in Pastry?

Students have access to Pastry courses offered at schools all over the world. Some programs are even offered online.

How to apply to a Course in Pastry?

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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14 Results in Pastry

COQUIS

The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of past ... [+]

The passion for pastry can become an important profession!

The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of pastry. It 'a high professional training needed to pursue a Pastry Chef profession.

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The Professional Pastry Course is for those who have the desire to learn the basics and techniques of pastry to fit into a professional context, with a level of qualification recognized by the industry.

Access to the course is allowed a maximum number of 16 participants, to ensure the full involvement in the operation of all the students, divided into individual workstations fully equipped with the latest technology... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Part-time
27 weeks
Campus
COQUIS

The passion for pastry can become an important profession! The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in o ... [+]

The passion for pastry can become an important profession! The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of pastry. It 'a high professional training needed to pursue a Pastry Chef profession.

recipients

The Professional Pastry Course is for those who have the desire to learn the basics and techniques of pastry to fit into a professional context, with a level of qualification recognized by the industry. Access to the course is allowed a maximum number of 16 participants, to ensure the full involvement in the operation of all the students, divided into individual workstations fully equipped with the latest technology.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
CASA Schools

Catering encompasses a large variety of potential culinary options. Everything from birthday parties to large wedding receptions to banquets for Fortune 500 businesses ca ... [+]

Catering encompasses a large variety of potential culinary options. Everything from birthday parties to large wedding receptions to banquets for Fortune 500 businesses can fall under this catering.

At The Culinary Apprentice School of the Arts we pair you with a catering chef/mentor who will teach you everything you need to know about the many parts of the catering world. You’ll gain real world application of what would be theoretical in most culinary schools. Learning by doing, through one-on-one tutelage is what we’re about. By the completion of our course you will have in excess of 300 hours of real world industry experience.

The Culinary Apprentice School of the Arts Pastry Chef Advantage:... [-]

USA Los Angeles New York San Francisco Chicago Atlanta Nashville  + 3 More
September 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

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 know ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Miami France Agde
September 2019
Full-time
11 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

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. ... [+]

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 E... [-]
USA Miami France Agde
February 2020
Full-time
2 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

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 begi ... [+]

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):... [-]

USA Miami France Agde
September 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

This short program has been created for “amateurs” or non-professionals who are passionate about pastry and want to move on to the next level. ... [+]

This short program has been created for “amateurs” or non-professionals who are passionate about pastry and want to move on to the next level.

Our goals are that our students learn many new recipes, have a special and unique experience, and make the most of our highly skilled instructors’ advice. We do guaranty exclusively hands-on classes and a teamwork in pairs to help each other.

Monday - Friday, 4 pm to 8 pm

Thematic programs will be organized for each week and are at your disposal upon request.

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USA Miami France Agde
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
La Scuola di Cucina - Cuisine Academy

Students learn the pastry chef profession in order to work in environments such as cafés and pastry shops, artisanal pastry shops, quality restaurants, and other confecti ... [+]

Teaches specialised pastry making skills and high-level practical and working abilities for preparing confectionery products. Students learn the pastry chef profession in order to work in environments such as cafés and pastry shops, artisanal pastry shops, quality restaurants, and other confectionery businesses.

The course covers

Hygiene practice regulations – HACCP Food properties Staff and business organisation in a pastry-making company The features and techniques of pastry making equipment and machinery for working the dough, leavening and cooking The work cycle of confectionery products Pastry making technologies Production techniques for basic doughs The production tec... [-]
Italy Florence
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 months
Campus
La Scuola di Cucina - Cuisine Academy

A theoretical and practical course which teaches the techniques and methodologies for the production and selling of Italian artisanal ice cream. ... [+]

A theoretical and practical course which teaches the techniques and methodologies for the production and selling of Italian artisanal ice cream. The course covers

Hygiene practice regulations – HACCP The components of ice cream Basic concepts of food properties: raw materials and assembled ingredients The Chemistry and Physics of ice cream Balancing principles Balancing techniques and working methods The production of artisanal ice cream Making fruit ice creams Practical laboratory work Using balancing software Basic demonstrations of decorating Decoration using chocolate and sugar Basic concepts of the art of fruit and vegetable cutting Planning and presentation techniques for gobl... [-]
Italy Florence
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 months
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

GRAND DIPLÔME® is earned when the student successfully completes the Basic, Intermediate and Superior courses in both Cuisine and Pastry. In addition, the student will ea ... [+]

GRAND DIPLÔME® is earned when the student successfully completes the Basic, Intermediate and Superior courses in both Cuisine and Pastry. In addition, the student will earn a Cuisine Diploma and a Pastry Diploma. The student will also receive a certificate for each course successfully completed.

Curriculum:

GRAND DIPLÔME® combines the cuisine and pastry programs:

Diplôme de Cuisine Diplôme de Pâtisserie 4 intakes each year: January, April, June, October

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Canada Ottawa
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary And Finishing Arts

Professional Pastry is the 3-month baking, pastry, and desserts programme offered at SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary and Finishing Arts. It is the best programme ... [+]

Professional Pastry Programme

Professional Pastry is the 3-month baking, pastry and desserts programme offered at SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary and Finishing Arts. It is the best programme of study for students looking for professional pastry qualifications and skills.

On successful completion of the programme students will receive a Level II Diploma from City and Guilds, London and an attested certification from KHDA (Govt. of Dubai)

Programme fees cover:

All course and study material Ingredients, tools & equipment Uniforms Exam Fee

Programme Fee: AED 33,000

Registration is now open. Classes, conducted in our new, purpose-built pastry laboratory, are strictly limited to 12 students.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
July 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF

The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on specific topics or improve their skills ... [+]

THE MODERN TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO THE BAKERY AND PASTRY SECTORS

The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on specific topics or improve their skills on the modern techniques applied to the bakery and pastry sectors.

The program of this course includes topics such as the preparation of Panettone and Colomba, modern-creative pastry, gourmet pizza and gluten-free cuisine (bread, breadsticks, desserts, and gluten-free home-made fresh and filled pasta).

The course has a duration of 4 days and it has been created specifically for professionals who cannot be away from work for a long period of time. The flexibility of the program allows the opportunity to purchase single days of the course based on preferred topics.... [-]

Italy Turin
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 4 days
Campus
Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF

The program of the Course offers demonstration lessons held by professional Pastry Chefs, Master Ice Cream Makers and Master Chocolatier, instructed by the Italian Pastry ... [+]

Course on Italian Pastry

Three weeks of theoretical and practical lessons and the opportunity to train as Professional of Italian Pastry.

ICIF has created the Course on Italian Pastry in collaboration with the Italian Pastry, Ice Cream and Chocolate Federation.

The program of the Course offers demonstration lessons held by professional Pastry Chefs, Master Ice Cream Makers and Master Chocolatier, instructed by the Italian Pastry Federation. The topics of the Course focus on all the preparations of Italian pastry and of confectionery Italian art, from the basic dough, to the Italian style creams, to small pastries, with insights on regional traditional sweets and modern creative desserts, cake design and manual chocolate tempering methods, decorations with chocolate and ice cream lessons. The training is complemented by educational visits to companies of the confectionery sector. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in the English language.... [-]

Italy Turin
May 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Thai Chef School

Thai Chef School’s Pastry & Bakery training course provides the fundamental training needed to enhance one’s skills in French pastry, cake making & decorating, ch ... [+]

Basics of Bread Making, French Pastry, Cake Preparation & Decoration

Thai Chef School’s Pastry & Bakery training course provides the fundamental training needed to enhance one’s skills in French pastry, cake making & decorating, chocolates, and bread making. No previous experience is needed to enroll in this program. You only need to have a desire to create delectable desserts. By training with our professional pastry chefs, you will be amazed at how easy it is to take your skills to higher levels. Training is 1 to 8 weeks, depending on how much you want to learn. In just 4 weeks, once you master these classical and contemporary skills and techniques, you will be able to create your own masterpieces. Want to open a coffee shop or a bakery? Just join us to learn what is needed to do this.... [-]

Thailand Bangkok
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 4 weeks
Campus