croissant

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Vive le croissant! Nothing could be more French or more perfect at a lazy Sunday brunch with friends or an elegant breakfast with family. Warm out of the oven, this classic pastry—flaky on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside—seems to melt in your mouth.

Spend a few hours learning how to make, roll out, shape and bake your own croissant creations. Not only will you walk away with understanding fermentation and lamination (the science behind creating those magnificent, flaky layers), you’ll be whipping up a batch to the applause of friends and family in no time.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

10/29/2016

10/29/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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!

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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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

10/29/2016

10/29/2016 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

holiday-cookies-icc

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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

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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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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

12/01/2016

12/01/2016 – $195
Thur 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

bagels

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Superior chewy, soft bagels put a smile on the face of even the most jaded New Yorker, so it’s no surprise Manhattanites will travel all over town—and even between boroughs—for a freshly baked dozen of the real deal. This class allows you to skip the schlep to 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 NYC, 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.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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.

bagels
CLASS SCHEDULES

11/12/2016

11/12/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

chocolate-treats

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Almost everyone loves chocolate. Whether celebrating the best moments in life or cheering someone up, chocolate tends to instantly make everything better.

In this class, you’ll learn the art of tempering chocolate, and use that knowledge to create an array of treats. With an introduction to the skills used by top chocolatiers and our best recipes to take home, you will be ready to make and enjoy your own chocolate treats whenever the occasion—or craving—calls.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

10/15/2016

10/15/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

DoughnutsFritters

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

If you can’t resist a freshly made doughnut (not many people can), this is the class for you. Learn how to make doughnuts so delicious that dunking them would constitute a crime.

In this four-hour class, you’ll learn how to create yeast doughnuts—including the organic fermentation of dough, deep frying, filling some with creamy custards, others with fruit jams, and topping others with sugar glazes. Class concludes with how to make cake doughnuts—leavened with baking powder and rolled in cinnamon or confectioners’ sugar. Warning: after taking this class, you may never want a store-bought doughnut again.

P.S. You’ll even learn how to make delicious fritters!

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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

12/03/2016

12/03/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

cream-puffs

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Learn the basics of making pâte à choux, the French pastry dough that serves as the foundation of cream puffs, éclairs and so many more Gallic favorites.

By trying your hand at mixing, piping and filling techniques, plus a couple of versatile pastry cream recipes, you’ll become familiar with the signature creations of a classic French patisserie, taught by ICC chef-instructors at what was founded as The French Culinary Institute three decades ago.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

cream-puffs
CLASS SCHEDULES

12/03/2016

12/03/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Freshly baked bread is one of those simple pleasures in life. It may be the oldest tradition in baking, but the aroma never fails to rouse one’s appetite.

Eating a delicious baguette is only part of the fun: making it from scratch brings its own sense of reward. Take it from us; we were founded as The French Culinary Institute three decades ago and are renowned for our bread course and the loaves baked fresh daily for L’Ecole, our restaurant.

Here, we will teach you how to make the perfect baguette—that rich, chewy texture, the aroma, the satisfying crunch of the crust. Get hands-on in mixing, fermenting, folding and shaping your dough with Old-World techniques before scoring and finishing it in the oven.

After this short class, you’ll be able to make fresh baguettes anytime.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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

10/15/2016

10/15/2016 – SOLD OUT
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

coq-au-vin

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Savor the tastes of France and add a host of new techniques to your cooking repertoire while learning how to make classic dishes. In this class, a chef-instructor will guide you through the execution behind a three-course seasonal menu with dishes such as Warm Petatou and Goat Cheese Salad, Coq au Vin and Chocolate Soufflé.

You’ll learn how to properly cook protein, while also seeing how to whisk together a classic vinaigrette with just the right flavor and consistency. You’ll practice forming a dish like petatou by layering potatoes, tossed with herbs and olives, into ring molds. Finally, you’ll learn the keys to making a classic French dessert that will end any meal with a sweet, and memorable, touch.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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.

coq-au-vin
CLASS SCHEDULES

11/12/2016

11/12/2016 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

cupcake

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Dressed up or dressed down, cupcakes are the star of the show at any special occasion. In this hands-on class, learn a variety of cake decorating techniques from the experts that will add a personal touch and extra polish to your cupcake creations.

Your lesson begins with a baking demonstration that will give you the keys to mixing and baking moist cupcakes with fine crumb, including insights into gluten-free and vegan recipe variations. Then, you’ll proceed to the main event: decorating cupcakes that are yours to take home.

You’ll utilize the tools of the trade, learning how to handle a piping bag fitted with the proper piping tip and construct the paper cornets used to add delicate details. Among the other techniques covered: how to work with chocolate glaze, coloring and piping buttercream and royal icing, working with marzipan for decorations and sculpting rolled fondant into flowers and bows.

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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

cupcake
CLASS SCHEDULES

10/01/2016

10/01/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

11/12/2016

11/12/2016 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm