Pastry Arts Culinary Curriculum

We at Living Light have discovered the best way to a cooked-food lover's heart is dessert! If you are excited about expanding your gourmet raw culinary skills or becoming a raw food pastry chef, these two certifications are right for you: Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification and Advanced Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification.

If you are a certified graduate of Living Light Culinary Institute, we welcome you back for the opportunity to expand your culinary repertoire into the pastry arts. If you are starting you culinary adventure we recommend our courses in basic pastry arts and advanced pastry arts recipe development.

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There are two courses at Living Light Culinary Institute which focus solely on the Pastry Arts. These courses are required for the Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification and Advanced Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification:

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Pastry Arts—Unbaked!™

Explore the fabulous world of gourmet raw desserts and advanced pastry artistry. Discover secrets of making exquisite raw desserts often better tasting than cooked desserts! In this hands-on course, learn techniques for using various sweeteners, thickeners, binders, gelling agents, and emulsifiers to create extraordinary gourmet sweet confections. You’ll dazzle your friends with a variety of professional looking and sublime tasting gourmet raw desserts to tantalize the palate without compromising your health!

Some Desserts You Will Learn:

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Raspberry Filling and Lemon “Buttercream” Frosting
  • Tiramisu
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
  • California Mudslide Pie
  • Key Lime Pie with Coconut Meringue

This course is available eight times during the calendar year in Fort Bragg, California.

Required Text: Angel Foods and The Raw Food Revolution Diet: Feast, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, Feel Younger! both by Cherie Soria, Knife Skills Illustrated, and The Flavor Bible (books not included in tuition cost). These items may be purchased at the Living Light Marketplace upon your arrival or you can shop online ahead of your course start date.

Additional Information: Tuition includes course materials. During this hands-on course, you will need a chef coat, chef hat, and a set of knives (Chef knife, paring knife and cleaver or coconut opening knife at the minimum. We also recommend a serrated knife.) We suggest additional chef coats and an apron.

You may receive a discount for this class if you register for any of our training packages which include this course or any culinary certification series.

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Pastry Arts—Unbaked!™ II

A perfect follow-up to Pastry Arts-Unbaked!™ This class provides the opportunity to utilize all the skills previously acquired in a recipe development format. Once you understand the principles involved in the use of binders, thickeners, emulsifiers, and gelling agents, and know how to choose the right sweeteners and fats for any given dessert recipe, you are ready to create your own fabulous desserts! Receive supportive, expert guidance in helping develop recipes and translate favorite cooked desserts into raw vegan desserts.

What You Will Learn:

  • Participate with other Living Light graduates and professional instructors in a fun and challenging “think tank” of dessert creation!
  • Become confident about preparing desserts of your own design!
  • Learn “dessert styling”—how to show-off your beautiful dessert creations and even how to plate them for photography!
  • Go home with a collection of recipes and photos of all the recipes you and your teammates created in the course.

This course will be offered twice in 2014 in Fort Bragg, California.

Prerequisite: Raw Culinary Arts Associate Chef and Instructor Training Certification™and Pastry Arts—Unbaked! are the prerequisites to this advanced, hands-on recipe development course.

Certifications: This course is a requirement for Advanced Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification, and Raw Culinary Arts Professional Chef Certification™.

Tuition: $1,375

Required Text: Angel Foods and The Raw Food Revolution Diet: Feast, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, Feel Younger! both by Cherie Soria, and Knife Skills Illustrated (books not included in tuition cost). These items may be purchased at the Living Light Marketplace upon your arrival or you can shop online ahead of your course start date.

Additional Information: Tuition includes course materials. During this hands-on course, you will need a chef coat, chef hat, and a set of knives (Chef knife, paring knife and cleaver or coconut opening knife at the minimum. We also recommend a serrated knife.) We suggest additional chef coats and an apron.

You may receive a discount for this class if you register for any of our training packages which include this course or any culinary certification series.

Register Now!

 

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