#CoursesGalore: Patisserie Arts

If you're interested in pursuing your education in Patisserie Arts, here are some essential tips about this course that you should know!

What is it? 

This course offers you the basics of mixing, shaping and baking for several baked goods including quick breads, cakes, pastry doughs, mousses, sauces, glazes, and many more.  The patisserie field is forever growing and evolving with new trends. You should be informed about the latest techniques and styles through this course.

What will you study?

Patisserie arts provides both the theory and practical knowledge of baking and pastry. You will learn how to prepare pastries and cakes, pies and other baking goods and learn about decorating skills. This course will also introduce you to cost control and inventory management as part of their curriculum. You will progress through the hand-on experience and develop professionally in making especially good pastries. 

Core subjects 

  • Baking fundamentals
  • Basic culinary skills
  • Cake design 
  • Chocolate arts
  • Chocolates and confectionery
  • Confectionaries
  • Culinary management 
  • Food purchasing 
  • Food safety and sanitation
  • Nutritional cooking 
  • Pastry artistry 
  • Plated desserts 

Course duration 

2 ½ years to 3 years for diploma and 3 years for degree (depending on the institution). 

Is it for you? 

  • You need to have attention to detail.
  • You must have the passion to create pastries, breads, cakes and desserts. 
  • You should also be precise and patient. 

What do graduates do? 

  • Baker
  • Bakery manager
  • Boulangerie owner 
  • Caterer
  • Chocolatier
  • Culinary artist 
  • Kitchen artist 
  • Pastry sous chef
  • Prep cook