Beyond Baking at CHS Hotel School
From meringues and macaroons to tiramisu and tarts, the world of pastry is a vast and delicious one. Completing a pastry chef course while obtaining a chef qualification is a fantastic way to diversify your culinary skillset and bring something exciting to the table. Chefs with additional experience in pastry will enjoy an abundance of work opportunities, from restaurants and hotels to lodges and cruise ships. Career prospects are naturally broadened as these culinary professionals possess both a conventional chef qualification as well as an additional qualification in pastry. If you’re an avid cook and baker, this is definitely a path to consider and will pave the way for a dynamic and multifaceted culinary career.
Let’s delve into the various subjects and skills you will learn when you enrol in our pastry chef course.
Professional Chef Qualification – Specialisation in Pastry
During the specialisation in pastry qualification, students will learn a myriad of essential skills to enhance their careers in patisserie. The qualification enables students to obtain a professional chef qualification with a specialised focus in pastry. The CHS pastry chef course includes several important technical skills as well as a comprehensive theory component. While engaging in a pastry chef course, students will learn the following:
- Different baking techniques: Students will learn the art of baking a diverse range of pastries, including cakes, breads, desserts, and tarts. They will learn that pastry is all about precision and develop the skills to understand and apply the science whilst baking to ensure patisserie perfection each time.
- Menu planning: Students will learn how to plan the perfect pastry menu, gleaning skills to create new and exciting dishes and plan innovative menus for culinary establishments. This entails in-depth knowledge of costs, budgets, customer preferences, and quality ingredients.
- Decorating: Pastry chefs must also have a penchant for the arts, ensuring that cakes and desserts are beautifully decorated. Pastry chef courses will teach aspiring pastry chefs an array of decorating skills such as piping, glazing, and fondant work.
Explore Our Pastry Chef Course at CHS
If you are ready to take the next steps and enrol at CHS, get in touch with our team. We will happily answer any questions about our pastry chef course and share details on what the course entails. Feel free to visit our state-of-the-art campus to see our world-class facilities and meet our seasoned lecturers.