Pastry Diploma Overview

Are you ready for a sweet new career in the pastry arts?


Austin pastry school student decorating a cake$1,000,000 in scholarships and grants from Escoffier in 2016-2017If you’ve been searching for pastry training or culinary schools in Austin, Texas, area, Escoffier can prepare you to take on a variety of entry points in this industry in settings such as bakeries, restaurants and hotels. This nationally accredited diploma program in pastry and baked cuisine allows you to learn in small classes, mentored by field-experienced chef educators.

Our pastry and baking school in Austin emphasizes hands-on experiences in areas such as breads and patisserie. We also offer more general course instruction in baking and pastry creation to best equip students for a wide culinary career spectrum.

Hands-On Training

Hands-On, Personalized Learning

Escoffier’s diploma in the Pastry Arts engages you in the science and artistry of baking and pastry creation in a state-of-the art kitchen where you can explore your personal style and technique in pastry and dessert preparation and presentation. Our small class sizes encourage one-on-one mentoring to help you gain the fullest benefit from your real-world pastry education.

Specialized Learning

Austin pastry school student preparing a pastry

Specialized Pastry and Baking Skills

To prepare you for the challenges of a real-world setting, Escoffier enhances the basic elements of pastry and dessert creation with more specialized training, such as baking artisan breads, creating and decorating cakes, exploring molecular gastronomy, learning to create signature desserts, and more. Additionally, you can learn about plating styles and practice your own artistry in this area.

For more about our pastry diploma path, visit the Pastry Arts Curriculum page.


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