French Pastry Arts Diploma

General

Program Description

Master the fundamentals of traditional French pastry arts with a 5.5-month intensive professional training. From the reception of produce to the production, conservation, and packaging of pastries and viennoiseries, you will learn and master professionals’ essential techniques. A 2-month mandatory internship in a French establishment will complete your training to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.


Class Type

  • 80% hands-on
  • 20% theory


Modules

  • Basic pastry doughs, tarts, and tartlets
  • Choux pastry
  • Puff pastry
  • Leavened pastry doughs
  • Sponges and biscuits
  • Technical reinforcement
  • Petits-fours and cakes
  • Entremets
  • Viennoiseries and bakery
  • Plated desserts
  • Theme and wedding cakes
  • Chocolate
  • Revision, final exam and buffet preparation


The Program Includes

5.5-month intensive training consisting of 661 hours

  • Hands-on training in pastry laboratories
  • Applied theory and food hygiene
  • French language courses

2-month mandatory internship in a French establishment


Dates

From November 25th, 2019 to May 7th, 2020/ From March 9th to August 8th, 2020

Last updated June 2019

About the School

From the award-winning culinary legend comes Ducasse Education, the leading global organization of professional and pre-professional culinary and pastry arts schools, where passion and devotion to the ... Read More

From the award-winning culinary legend comes Ducasse Education, the leading global organization of professional and pre-professional culinary and pastry arts schools, where passion and devotion to the art of hospitality underscore a rich history of exceptional standards forged through decades of practice and experience. Read less