French Pastry Arts Diploma

General

Program Description

With a highly qualified faculty including influential pastry chefs, Meilleurs Ouvriers de France and World Champions in their discipline, this is a true top-end class in pastry arts. It is a must for anyone passionate about French pastry and desserts, as well as those seeking to advance their careers or become entrepreneurs.

Taught across six intensive and highly immersive months, you will learn all the techniques – traditional and modern – that set French pastry arts apart from the rest. You will craft pastry buffets and cocktails, gastronomic desserts,classic and modern entremets, petits fours and chocolate pieces, among other mouthwatering creations.

Job and career opportunities:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Pastry chef
  • Pastry consultant
  • Pastry chef instructor
  • Pastry opeations manager
  • Food writer

Program structure:

  • French Pastry Arts Fundamentals - 10 weeks
  • Tea Time & Travel Cake - 1 week
  • Bread & Viennoiserie - 1 week
  • Entremets, Individual Cakes & Healthy
  • Desserts - 4 weeks
  • Restaurant Desserts - 1 week
  • Chocolate & Confectionary - 2 weeks
  • Ice Cream & Sorbet - 1 week
  • Artistic Pastry & Buffets - 2 weeks

Duration: 6 months + 2-month mandatory internship

Admissions requirements:

No previous degree or experience required for standard diplomas

18 years minimum

IELTS > 4.5

French B2

Intakes - Ausgut 31th, 2020 / March 1st, 2021

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Since its foundation in 1999, École Ducasse has become an internationally-renowned exponent of teaching culinary and pastry arts, driven by the vision and energy of the iconic chef Alain Ducasse. Now ... Read More

Since its foundation in 1999, École Ducasse has become an internationally-renowned exponent of teaching culinary and pastry arts, driven by the vision and energy of the iconic chef Alain Ducasse. Now part of Sommet Education, the world-leading hospitality management education group, we are delighted to bring our French savoir-faire and knowledge in culinary and pastry arts to a wider audience. We offer a complete range of educational programs, from intensive entrepreneurial training courses to Bachelor degrees. Our programs are delivered by passionate and highly qualified professionals, who know that an effective training requires a personalized follow-up. Read less