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Cake Decorating with Chocolate: California

Chocolate isn’t just for bonbons and candies! Using this delicious (but delicate) medium for cake decorating is a secret weapon for any advanced cake decorator. Taught by experienced cake designers, this 4-day, hands-on cake class will teach you the science and art of tempering chocolate and enhance your skills using ganache, modeling chocolate and a variety of decorations to adorn your next masterpiece.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Principals of chocolate tempering and ganache
  • Basic chocolate decorations including cut-outs, cigarettes, curls, and bows
  • To make and use modeling chocolate
  • To use cocoa butter colors, as well as milk and white chocolates
  • To construct and use paper cornets
  • Bake and decorate a 9” chocolate ganache layered cake with chocolate decorations using a provided design
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Toolkit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES

10/02/2017

10/05/2017 – $625
Mon-Thur 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Sugar Paste Flowers: California

Through hands-on, expert instruction by world-class cake specialists, you’ll learn to make sugar paste dough and craft whimsical creations. In three sessions, develop the intricate skills needed to create the flowers that add complexity and dimension to simple birthday cakes or elaborate wedding cakes.

The ultimate achievement: a fanciful floral bouquet of your own design.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Select and use the proper tools for making sugar paste flowers
  • Color, style and shape sugar paste dough
  • Craft life-like flowers, centers and leaves including: Roses, Calla Lily, Petunia, Sweet Peas and Blossoms
  • Use the art of color and luster to bring sugar paste to life
  • Compose a bouquet of sugar paste flowers
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
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CLASS SCHEDULES

06/12/2017

06/16/2017 – $450
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Cake Decorating Advanced Piping: California

Practice makes perfect! Advance your piping techniques in our 3-day course.

Creating a cake masterpiece is no easy feat! Every cake artist knows that piping is the definitive decorating expression. In this 3-day, hands-on cake decorating course, you’ll gain valuable hands-on training to advance your piping technique from experienced cake designers.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • To make royal icing and American buttercream
  • To construct and use paper cornets
  • Piping exercises including basketweave, brush embroidery, filigree, flooding, and lace
  • To create buttercream flowers and leaves
  • Decorate a 6″ dummy cake using a provided design
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Toolkit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES

06/05/2017

06/09/2017 – $450
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Introduction to Cake Decorating: California

Creating a three-tiered cake is no easy feat. Cake construction and decorating requires being an adept baker, and knowing the finer points of piping and sugar paste work. In this 5-day, hands-on cake course, you’ll gain these skills and more from experienced cake decorators.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Designed to take the skills of any baker to the next level, you’ll learn the basic principles of cake, frostings and cake construction, and then apply them to assemble a three-tier masterpiece of your own, embellished with simple and complex techniques using rolled fondant and royal icing.

Each class begins with a brief discussion of recipes and techniques. Then, you’ll roll up your sleeves and get to work, learning how to:

  • Prepare classic white cake and Swiss buttercream
  • Construct and use paper cornets to decorate with piped royal icing
  • Create rosettes, shells, snails, and more
  • Apply rolled fondant for cake covering, bands, bows, quilting, molding, cut-outs and crimping
  • Assemble cake layers and stack cakes with dowels
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
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CLASS SCHEDULES

03/27/2017

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Bagels & Pretzels: California

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Find a great bagel in your own kitchen, made by you.

We’ll teach you the secret to making this fun and easy twice-cooked bread at home, which will allow you to make not only bagels, but pretzels too. Get the techniques to mix, proof, shape, boil and bake the quintessential bagel, complete with classic toppings such as sesame seeds and poppy seeds. Plus, you’ll learn to make flavorful compound butters and cream cheeses that will remain a “must” on your breakfast table from now on.

At the end of class, you’ll enjoy trying the piping hot bagels you made with cream cheese, lox and all the fixings.

 

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

03/25/2017

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

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Secret of Spices: California

Indulge your senses in a hands-on experience, with spices from around the world.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Warning: This culinary class may not be for the faint of nose. In just four hours, you’ll acquire skills to properly match spices with dishes—not always an easy task, especially if a recipe calls for exotic international spices that you’ve never used.

Learn how to maximize flavor and prepare spice combinations. You’ll cook a three-course meal that shows how the right spices can make even your regular dinner routine irresistible.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

01/28/2017

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

08/19/2017

08/19/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

12/16/2017

12/16/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


01/23/2017 -

01/27/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SECRET OF SPICES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

CHAMPAGNE BEHIND THE BUBBLES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $150
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KNIFE SKILLS: DEBONING & FILLETING


01/30/2017 -

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Feb 2017

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $150
Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESOTERIC WINES


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $125
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

BAGELS & PRETZELS


03/25/2017 -

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Madeleines & Macarons: California

In just a few hours, learn how easy it is to make marvelous madeleines and the ever-popular classic French macaron.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In this lively hands-on class, you will learn to make delicious madeleines—elegant and distinctively shell-shaped French cakes—and the classic French macaron (Gerber or macaron en français using almonds, meringue, buttercream and ganache). The result: delicate, delicious creations in bright, bold colors.

Expand your repertoire to make additional creations including the classic American coconut-based macaroon. After class, you’ll have beaucoup goodies to wrap up and bring home, as well as the proper techniques and recipes to sweeten any future occasion.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

06/24/2017

06/24/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

12/16/2017

12/16/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


01/23/2017 -

01/27/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SECRET OF SPICES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

CHAMPAGNE BEHIND THE BUBBLES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $150
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KNIFE SKILLS: DEBONING & FILLETING


01/30/2017 -

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Feb 2017

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $150
Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESOTERIC WINES


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $125
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

BAGELS & PRETZELS


03/25/2017 -

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Knife Skills, Deboning & Filleting : California

From taillage to chiffonade, quartering a chicken to cooking in parchment, filleting a fish to sauce-making, get a hands-on primer on more than a dozen fundamental knife and cooking skills.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Sharpen your knives—and your skills—with this three-session class designed to give you greater consistency, confidence and precision in the kitchen. Understanding the correct way of holding and using a knife, you’ll start with basic vegetable cuts, progressing to julienne, chiffonade and other advanced skills, including learning how to break down and quarter whole chickens and fillet whole fish. Blanching, roasting and sautéing, emulsions and making sauces all promise to be game-changers in your kitchen long after the class ends.

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
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CLASS SCHEDULES

01/30/2017

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


01/23/2017 -

01/27/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SECRET OF SPICES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

CHAMPAGNE BEHIND THE BUBBLES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $150
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KNIFE SKILLS: DEBONING & FILLETING


01/30/2017 -

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Feb 2017

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $150
Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESOTERIC WINES


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $125
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

BAGELS & PRETZELS


03/25/2017 -

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Homemade Pizza: California

Create unbelievable pizzas with dough from scratch and delicious toppings in this fun, hands-on class that will totally amp up your Friday-night-pizza game!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Crust is key. Not only will you learn the process to kneading and shaping classic pizza dough, you will also learn whole wheat dough for a whole grain alternative.  And once you’ve got your base, you’ll get the tips for getting a perfectly crisp brick-oven effect at home. Recipes learned will vary from classic Italian to French and more:

  • Pizza Margherita
  • Tarte Flambée
  • Spinach, Goat Cheese and Herb on Whole Wheat
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CLASS SCHEDULES

08/19/2017

08/19/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


01/23/2017 -

01/27/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SECRET OF SPICES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

CHAMPAGNE BEHIND THE BUBBLES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $150
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KNIFE SKILLS: DEBONING & FILLETING


01/30/2017 -

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Feb 2017

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $150
Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESOTERIC WINES


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $125
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

BAGELS & PRETZELS


03/25/2017 -

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Holiday Cookies: California

Create a lasting—and delicious— impression this holiday season with our festive cookie class.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In this fun, hands-on class, students will be introduced to a number of doughs and the methods behind making them, including cutting in and creaming butter. You’ll learn to shape rolled, dropped, molded and log cookies; how to cut doughs and to compose an attractive presentation. By learning to bake classics such as chocolate crinkle cookies, gingersnaps, linzer stars, vanilla crescents and rich French shortbread, you’ll be the life of the party. Best of all, you get to take home what you make.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

11/18/2017

11/18/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jan 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


01/23/2017 -

01/27/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SECRET OF SPICES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

CHAMPAGNE BEHIND THE BUBBLES


01/28/2017 -

01/28/2017 – $150
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KNIFE SKILLS: DEBONING & FILLETING


01/30/2017 -

02/03/2017 – $495
Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Feb 2017

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $150
Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESOTERIC WINES


02/25/2017 -

02/25/2017 – $125
Sat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

BAGELS & PRETZELS


03/25/2017 -

03/25/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES