Above: Promotional graphic for Alchemy of the Hearth. Courtesy of Alchemy of the Hearth.
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.
Cost: 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
Class Meetings: Every Wednesday, September 26th - October 31st from 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Alchemy of the Hearth, 960 Rancheros Drive Ste L, San Marcos: Google Maps