Courses

Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (8 courses)

The Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program offers you a total of 64 hours of learning, 8 weeks in a row. Each week the class consists of a total of 8 hours which is held over two consecutive days of 4 hours.

This Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (courses) is designed for home bakers who want to learn bread making in a serious and professional setting.

Your discounted Tuition Fee: $1795.50 (tax included) for registering The Complete Professional Artisan Bread baking Certificate Program in September, 2017

Upcoming Program Schedule in 2017:

  • 07-08/September to 01-02/November from 17:30-21:30

The Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program includes 8 courses,  you can register a single or multiple courses by your own interest.

It is mandatory that you attend Course 1 prior to registering for any other Professional Artisan Bread Baking Courses.

Tuition Fee for single course: $245.00 (plus tax) / each course

Each class consists of a total of 8 hours which is held over 2 consecutive days of 4 hours each. Class run on week days from either 10:00 -14:00 or 17:30 – 21:30.

It is wonderful to be able to bake fresh, tasty, and healthy bread in your own kitchen. It has become very popular to bake artisan-style bread at home. These breads include classic ones, as well as more unknown and trendier ones. The courses emphasize ingredient knowledge and the use of proper technique.

Please come dressed appropriately for kitchen work (casual dress and solid, closed toe shoes).  Please refer to the Policies for more detail.

Please bring:

  • 2 tea towels, to keep your utensils and workstation clean and dry
  • boxes (bags) to take your creations home

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New price effective from 1/January, 2018!
Tuition Fee: $2288.00 (tax included) (price includes a Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver Chef jacket and apron).

Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program from 8/January to 1/March, 2018

This term can only be taken as a full series (not able to register sigle course). Changing course dates will not be accepted for the term.

We will be working on with the following topics:

Course 1. Introduction to Bread Baking

  • Introduction to Bread Baking, Tools & Ingredients
  • What you really need to know about Gluten and Yeast
  • DDT (desired dough temperature) calculation / long fermentation techniques

Course 2. Famous French Breads & Specialty Breads

  • Autolyse and Bakers percentage
  • Enforcing long fermentation techniques
  • Up to seven different bread recipes are covered in this course

Course 3. Italian Breads

  • Learning how to work with high hydration doughs
  • Various different Italian bread recipes, sweet & savoury
  • Everything you ever needed to know about Pizza making

Course 4. European Rye Breads

  • Exploring the amazing rye breads of northern & eastern Europe
  • Work with gummy and sticky rye dough
  • Up to 9 different rye bread recipes from light rye to dark, heavy rye bread versions

Course 5. Healthy Whole Grain & Spelt Breads

  • How to coax the maximum nutritional value of your grains during baking
  • Learn how to mash, sprout and soak grains for healthy grain breads
  • Working with ancient grains such as Spelt, Einkorn & Emmer

Course 6. Croissants & Soft Breakfast Breads

  • Viennoiserie & soft, eggy, fluffy & buttery breakfast breads
  • Learn how to braid breads
  • Laminated doughs (Butter, Almond & Chocolate Croissants)

Course 7. Savory Breads Baking

  • Learn the best ways to spice up your breads with vegetables, meats, herbs & spices
  • The original Quiche Lorraine & French Country Loaf with Olives, Ham & Cheese
  • Eight amazing recipes

Course 8. Artisan Sourdough Breads

  • The pinnacle of artisan bread baking – Sourdough Breads
  • Learn everything you need to know about wild fermentation
  • All sourdough breads are made with a 15 years old starter during class

 

 

 

 

Course Dates

Sep
7
Thu
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 1 – Introduction to Bread Baking / Day 1 SOLD OUT! @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Priority will be given to student registering for the complete Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (course 1-8) or Grand Certificate Program.

225 $ (+tax) for each class of a total of 8h, all classes are held over two consecutive days at 4 hours each.

Sep
8
Fri
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 1 – Introduction to Bread Baking / Day 2 SOLD OUT! @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
13
Wed
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 2 – Famous French & Speciality Breads (Day 1) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Attending Course 1 is mandatory prior attending this artisan baking course.

Priority will be given to student registering for the complete Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (course 1-8) or Grand Certificate Program.

Sep
14
Thu
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 2 – Famous French & Speciality Breads (Day 2) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
20
Wed
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 3 – Italian Breads (Day 1) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Attending Course 1 is mandatory prior attending this artisan baking course.

Priority will be given to student registering for the complete Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (course 1-8) or Grand Certificate Program.

Sep
21
Thu
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 3 – Italian Breads (Day 2) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
27
Wed
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 4 – European Rye Breads (Day 1) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Attending Course 1 is mandatory prior attending this artisan baking course.
Priority will be given to student registering for the complete Professional Artisan Bread Baking Certificate Program (course 1-8) or Grand Certificate Program.

Sep
28
Thu
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 4 – European Rye Breads (Day 2) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Oct
2
Mon
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 2 – Famous French & Speciality Breads (Day 1) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Attending Course 1 is mandatory prior attending this artisan baking course.

Oct
3
Tue
Artisan Bread Baking / Course 2 – Famous French & Speciality Breads (Day 2) @ Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm