Earliest Start Date
05 Sep 2022
The Ecole Lenôtre provides its students and partners with cutting-edge training to facilitate, encourage, communicate and maintain high performance standards and excellence.
Eligibility for this course has the following pre-requisites:
- To be aged 18 years or older
- To have basic knowledge of the language in which the course is taught (level B1)
- To be able to read and write
- To know the basics of hygiene and safety in a food environment
- To have basic knowledge of basic reasoning (calculations and logic)
The learning of knowledge and techniques is done through practice in classrooms. The theory is integrated into the practice, allowing a better understanding of the techniques and immediate implementation.
This training course “The basics of French Pastry” lasts 6 weeks and is designed for people wishing to learn and master the basics of French pastry.
You will have the opportunity to discover French sweet gastronomy through different creations.
- Make basic pastry doughs: shortcrust, tart dough, puff pastry …
- Make sponges and whipped doughs: joconde, Viennese biscuits, « pain de gènes…
- Make compotes and poached fruits: poached pears …
- Make meringues or meringue-based batters: Swiss meringue, Italian, almond dacquoise…
- Make basic creams and their variations: Pastry cream, chiboust cream, ganache…
- Manage and organize its work (team work, inventory management, due process and method, production and conservation compliance etc.)
Preliminary requirements to be eligible for this program:
- Minimum proficiency in French (level B1) or in english ( level B2 )
- Aged 18 or over
- Minimum basic knowledge in elementary reasoning (arithmetic and logic)
- A desire to enter the professional sector of food trades
The registration application is considered upon receipt of all the following documents:
- Completed “Registration application” form
- Copy of an official identification document
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of motivation
About the School
By founding the École Lenôtre in 1971, Gaston Lenôtre responded to the training needs of both French and foreign professionals.