Online Class: One Recipe, Three Desserts: Versatility in Pastry


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From 2 pm to 4:30 pm EST - $275

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Thursday, August 27: 2 pm-4:30 pm EST

Online Class: One Recipe, Three Desserts: Versatility in Pastry

This class is designed for professional chefs and advanced home bakers who have the desire to challenge themselves and elevate their chocolate and pastry skills. Experience in a professional kitchen is not necessary, but a foundation of basic pastry techniques will help you be successful in this course.


It will give you the skills to quickly and efficiently modify your desserts to accommodate guest needs. You will have the opportunity to learn the basics of working with chocolate and cross utilize ingredients in different preparations and textures.


Chef Guillaume will show you techniques to optimize your time by utilizing dessert elements in multiple ways and eliminating unnecessary dessert components. You will learn how to build plated desserts, verrines and petits gâteaux, starting with the high-quality ingredients, and gain an understanding of the importance of choosing seasonal ingredients available in your market. Chef Guillaume will show you his techniques for creating stunning plated desserts without the use of added colors or special molds.
He will also discuss the current industry trends and their impact on flavor and presentation.



  • Learn how to utilize a few base recipes in different preparations, which will allow you to use your creativity to make multiple desserts from just a couple of recipes
  • Learn the importance of each ingredient in a dish and how substitutions can impact flavor
  • Discover which components work together to make a texturally balanced plated dessert
  • Master basic techniques, including tempering and making mousses
  • Learn how to prepare pastries using chocolate, including plated desserts, petits gâteaux and verrines
  • Discover a variety of finishing techniques such as glazing and chocolate decorations
  • Learn the perfect way to make an emulsion for a long lasting and shiny ganache


Chef Guillaume will take ample time to answer your questions during and after the live session for an interactive learning experience that will help you bring your skills and confidence to the next level. Students will also gain access to an online forum to share ideas and discuss the content of the class before, during and after it has ended.


The cost to enroll includes a digital class recipe book, an apron, and a 32 Grand Cru Square Gift Box for an interactive chocolate tasting. Students need to register at least 4 business days before the class to receive the chocolate on time. Each student will receive a diploma to certify completion of the course. All classes will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.


International students are welcome to join our online classes! If you are based outside the U.S. or Canada, please email us at [email protected] to enroll. Because we are only able to ship aprons and gift boxes within North America, we are happy to offer a 10% off discount for international guests. A recording of each class will be available for those who are not able to join the live session.


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.