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, plus you’ll learn from some of New York City’s best cake designers.

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
None Scheduled.
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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.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jun 2017

CHOCOLATE, CANDY & CONFECTIONS


06/26/2017 -

06/30/2017 – Sold Out
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

CHARCUTERIE & PÂTÉS


06/28/2017 -

06/30/2017 – $820
Wed-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jul 2017

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


07/28/2017 -

07/29/2017 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Aug 2017

ESSENTIALS OF JAPANESE CUISINE


08/21/2017 -

08/25/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

KNIFE SKILLS, DEBONING & FILLETING


08/28/2017 -

08/30/2017 – $625
Mon-Wed 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sep 2017

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


09/06/2017 -

09/12/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


09/06/2017 -

10/03/2017 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


09/15/2017 -

09/16/2017 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Oct 2017

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


10/16/2017 -

10/20/2017 – $1,625
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


10/23/2017 -

11/01/2017 – $1,550
Mon Wed & Fri 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES