10 classes packed full of baking skills and techniques! (Ages 8-15)
Our Master Baker JR Series is designed for aspiring young bakers who want to learn how to bake like a Pastry Chef! All classes are fun, hands on, interactive, and taught by our very own Pastry Chef Instructors in a state of the art kitchen facility! Every graduate will receive a diploma.
Day 1: Bakeshop (Chef Jocelyn)
From muffins to monkey bread, we will focus on delectable bakery-style treats. Kids will enjoy working alongside classmates as we practice proper measuring and mixing techniques and how to follow a recipe. Our Pastry Chef will share tips for making and assembling dough, then baking them to perfection.
Day 2: Pies & Tarts (Chef Cameron)
Our Pastry Chef will walk kids through the steps for mixing, rolling, shaping and baking perfectly flaky pie and tart crusts. We’ll share secrets for transforming seasonal ingredients into scrumptious fillings. Plus, kids will get hands-on practice making two styles of individual-size treats.
Day 3: French Pâtisserie 1 (Chef Jocelyn)
After mastering a few baking fundamentals, kids will learn advanced techniques for creating French bakery favorites. Our Pastry Chef will walk young bakers through the steps for making choux pastry and piping perfect éclairs and gougères. Plus, kids will love getting hands-on in the kitchen while preparing scrumptious pastry cream, filling éclairs and topping them with a homemade chocolate glaze.
Day 4: French Pâtisserie 2 (Chef Jocelyn)
In this incredible hands on class, kids will learn how to prepare, fill, and decorate French macarons! Every child will go home with a box full of their creations!
Day 5: Everything Cakes (Chef Cameron)
From making batters to baking delicious cakes, students will learn the skills used by expert bakers and decorators! Kids will also learn decorating techniques, how to color and cut fondant, and some piping techniques. Every child will decorate their own cake with fondant and buttercream!
Day 6: Amazing Cupcakes (Chef Cameron)
In this fun hands on class, students will learn how to bake moist and fluffy cupcakes. Our Pastry Chef will demonstrate buttercream piping techniques and students will use these new skills to decorate their own cupcakes. We will also prepare some fillings to pipe into our cupcakes!
Day 7: Delicious Doughnuts (Chef Cameron)
In this class our Pastry Chef will walk kids through the process and techniques of making doughnuts from start to finish. We will prepare airy yeast and cake doughnuts and then glaze, ice, and decorate our creations! Everyone will go home with a box of doughnuts!
Day 8: Cookies, Bars, and Brownies (Chef Jocelyn)
From gooey delicious brownies to deliciously flavored bars and cookies, we will focus on how to bake delectable award winning treats! Our Pastry Chef will also teach kids how to prepare chocolate ganache and decorate cookies with royal icing using the flooding method.
Day 9: Amazing Biscuits and Scones (Chef Cameron)
To begin, our Pastry Chef will share secrets for the flakiest biscuits ever. Then we will show kids how to make a savory corn, cheese, and chive scone, and a sweet variation packed with fruits. Class will wrap up with kids enjoying their biscuits and scones with some jams, jellies, and flavored sweet butters!
Day 10: Basic Artisan Bread Baking (Chef Jocelyn)
In this class, students will learn the practicalities and principles of how to bake bread. We will mix and knead the dough, watch it rise, shape it, bake it, and admire it when it comes out of the oven, golden and perfect for students to enjoy during class and to take home.
Class Schedule: Spring 2019 (5PM-8PM)
Class 1: January 23rd
Class 2: January 30th
Class 3: February 6th
Class 4: February 20th
Class 5: March 6th
Class 6: March 20th
Class 7: March 27th
Class 8: April 3rd
Class 9: April 10th
Class 10: April 17th
In the event a class must be cancelled, we will re schedule that class on a makeup day.
Chef Jocelyn Weatherford
Chef Cameron Carrell