Cake Techniques & Design: New York
Cake design is in the spotlight: Growing industry demand gives you the opportunity to turn your passion for baking into a career creating the cakes of your dreams. ICC has developed a special program for bakers who see cakes through an artist’s lens, offering a comprehensive 300-hour curriculum in cake preparation–an unparalleled hands-on experience in small classes led by knowledgeable chefs. Whether you are a home baker with aspirations of starting your own business or a pastry chef who wants to expand your range, Cake Techniques & Design is the ideal way to add another tier to your cake career.
Get real-world experience from day one
When you enroll in ICC, you don’t just learn techniques; you bring your ingenuity to life in a professional environment every single day. By the time you graduate, you’ll have baked and created a wide range of popular cakes, from simple genoise layer cakes to multi-tiered masterpieces, through our Total ImmersionSM method. This breadth of in-depth experience, along with the school’s stellar reputation, puts you in a prime position to break into this rapidly rising field. You’ll have the confidence of knowing that you are prepared to bake sensational cakes—because you’ve already proven you have done so.
Learn from world-class chefs
The program is taught by true cake specialists. Some run their own thriving businesses; others turn out eye-catching cakes for celebrated restaurants. These chef-instructors will teach you the latest design and detail techniques and challenge you to perform under professional conditions, providing wisdom into not just cake preparation and design, but the industry itself.
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“Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
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