Online Class: A Modern Take on Tarts


To order a recording of the class please email

From 2 pm to 5 pm EST- $160

Recording Date: Wednesday, November 4th: 2 pm- 5 pm EST

Online Class: A Modern Take on Tarts

Take this class to enhance your pastry case and bakery offering with elevated tarts. L'École Valrhona Pastry Chef Guillaume Roesz will help you hone your skills with focused flavors and textures and deepen your knowledge of techniques to impress your customers with eye-catching, seasonally driven tarts. He will also show you techniques to optimize your time by utilizing tart elements in multiple ways.


  • Use seasonal fruits, spices, and Valrhona chocolate to produce special fillings.
  • Master proper dough technique for the perfect tart base.
  • Learn innovative finishing techniques and decorations to make your tarts unforgettable.


Chef Guillaume Roesz began his career with a pastry apprenticeship in Alsace at Pâtisserie Dany Husser. In 2006, Guillaume moved to Paris to join the prestigious team at Maison Ladurée.  Five years later, Guillaume embarked in a new journey, this time to the Middle East, to open three shops for Maison Ladurée in Doha and Dubai. In 2015, Guillaume Roesz joined the Valrhona Team as the Middle East, Africa, South Asia Corporate Pastry Chef, bringing his expertise in pastry and passion for Valrhona chocolate. As part of this role, Chef Roesz traveled from continent to continent, sharing Valrhona’s pastry expertise by teaching demonstrations and workshops. From the Middle East to Africa to India, he met pastry chefs from all backgrounds and experienced different cultures. Creating his own recipes, Chef Roesz conducted many technical classes with customized desserts. He has been featured in many magazines, including ELLE Magazine, where he
was featured for his handcrafted chocolate dress masterpiece specially designed with a stylist, Ava Hashemi for Chocolate Week in Dubai. In 2019, Chef Guillaume was thrilled to join the North American Valrhona team as the executive pastry chef in charge of the US and Canada, where he looks forward to sharing his expertise with the Valrhona North American community. 


If you are a Cercle V member and want to benefit from your 30% discount, please email to enroll. A recording will be available to those who cannot attend the live session for up to one month after the date of the class at a rate of $160. To order a recording of the class please email 


Online Class Cancellation Policy:
As this is an online class, we apologize that we are unable to issue a refund for the class. If you miss the class, we will send you a recorded video of the course and you will be able to ask questions by e-mail to our Chef.