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Taste of Le Cordon Bleu - Pâtisserie Workshop


With our Taste of Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie course, you'll gain an insight into the experiences shared by our students at the world’s premier culinary arts school in London. Observe and engage in the learning environment and teaching methods applied throughout our culinary programmes by participating in a pastry workshop under the guidance of our Master Pâtissier.

Taste of Le Cordon Bleu aims to provide prospective pastry and baking students with an understanding of the school’s teaching methodology prior to making their choice of programme.

Content of our Taste of Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie course:

  • Fondant
    Prepare a chocolate fondant
  • Sweetened, flavoured cream
    Prepare Chantilly cream
  • Stirred custard ice cream
  • Whisked sponge
    Prepare a Génoise sponge
  • Marzipan work
    Produce a marzipan rose and top
  • Classical preparations
    Crème pâtissière and conversion to crème mousseline
  • Sugar work
    Produce a simple syrup and royal icing
  • Piping bag
    Make a piping cornet and pipe a simple design
  • Knife skills
    Strawberry preparation
  • Cake assembly
    Assemble prepared elements into a Fraisier

Whilst no prior knowledge is required for this course, it is recommended for those with an ambition to seek further professional development in the culinary arts and dedicated amateur cooks.

Class structure

Your day will be a mixture of in-kitchen demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session and hands-on practical cookery, where you are guided by the expert teaching chef. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and length of the course.

Included in the price

  • 6-hour group practical lesson (inclusive of a 30 minute break)
  • Recipe booklet
  • Apron
  • Tea towel
  • All ingredients
  • All cooking equipment and teaching resources are provided in our kitchen for use on the day.

What you need to bring:

  • Sensible, flat-soled shoes. Open toes are not advised
  • Tupperware to transport your products home

Purchasing as a gift?

If looking to purchase this course as a gift for someone, it is advisable to purchase a Gift Card to the value of this course instead. This can be redeemed on this course, or any of our other short courses, or at La Boutique and Café Le Cordon Bleu London.

Price: 265.00£

Duration: 1 day

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