Above: Promotional graphic for Alchemy of the Hearth: "Explore the magic of cooking - hands on classes for adults, teens and children" 760-233-2433.
You have a passion for baking and patisserie like no one else. You love the smell of yeast and the feel of dough between your fingers. Chemistry doesn't scare you. In fact, you love the very thought of it! Becoming a pastry chef is your dream.
Alchemy of the Hearth is an intimate, focused culinary school that follows the European tradition of apprenticeship under the wings of an experienced chef. Our classes are small, hands-on and geared towards preparing future chefs one at a time. You won't get lost in our classes and your training will be intense, fun and exhilarating.
Our Baking and Patisserie Program consists of three parts and is geared towards preparing you to be the best you can be. Each section of 10 classes costs $1250.00 and the total program costs $3750.00.
Baking and Patisserie Section 1 classes include:
-Food Safety and Sanitation
-Indirect Doughs - Starters and Sourdough
-Rich Yeast Doughs
-Donuts and Fritters
-Croissants, Danish, Puff Pastry I
-Croissants, Danish, Puff Pastry II
-Croissants, Danish, Puff Pastry III
This class is held every Tuesday in March at 10 a.m. Below are the available dates: