Be a part of the largest hospitality training centre in the Asia-Pacific region. Our professional kitchens are purpose built to industry standards to help you create the perfect patisserie.
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TAFE NSW Australian Patisserie Academy
Established in 2014, the TAFE NSW Australian Patisserie Academy was designed to give food enthusiasts, culinary professionals, businesses and individuals the opportunity to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of patisserie.
Utilising the professional kitchens of TAFE NSW, the Academy team alongside international guest chefs, ensure you emerge with a dream patisserie skill set. From perfecting the art of cake decorating to baking the perfect sourdough, pulling exquisite sugar ribbons to creating one-of-a-kind chocolate show pieces, the Academy is dedicated to preserving the art of patisserie.
Classes are short, flexible and constantly changing to reflect industry trends. So whether you’re a passionate weekend baker or master chocolatier, there’s a course that’s your perfect mix.
TAFE NSW Australian Patisserie Academy is located at 250 Blaxland Road Ryde NSW 2112. Phone: 02 9448 6222
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Why TAFE NSW Australian Patisserie Academy
Recognised for our hands-on approach to skills training, you’ll get practical experience making, creating and doing - not just watching.
Network with professionals
Connect with your expert teachers, international guest chefs and your peers. Form connections that will be invaluable throughout your career.
Learn your craft in our professional kitchens and create patisserie in your own home or as a pâtissier in restaurants in Australia and internationally.
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International guest chefs
Every year we open our kitchens to international guest chefs such as Stephaine Leroux, Johan Martin, Jean-Thomas Schneider, Karim Bourgi, Alexis Bouilet and Jordi Puigvert Colomer. These chefs share expertise and techniques to provide you with an in-depth learning experience that will add new skills to your patisserie repertoire.
Our team of talented chefs come from around the world and bring their own specialist skills and qualities to deliver engaging, inspiring and transformative experiences.
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Your imagination is your only limitation as you learn the latest styles in popular patisserie treats; macarons, eclairs and entremets.
If you would like to increase the complexity of your creations, undertake one of our advanced classes and create a contemporary croquembouche framed by nougatine and decorated with sugar flowers and ribbon.
Begin at the tempering stage and glide into hand dipped chocolate bars, truffles and seasonal chocolates.
If you are a connoisseur of all things chocolate, you can craft a masterful chocolate showpiece that is an expression of your professionalism and creativity in one extravagant creation.
Follow the artisan bakery movement, try your hand at creating delicious pastries, sweet buns or flavoured breads in specific season courses, learn to knead your dough from scratch; and when it’s time, devour your hand crafted loaf of bread for lunch with a cup of of tea on the terrace.
Cake design + decorating
Learn the foundational skills required in covering, decorating, piping, stencilling and colouring your cake, through to advanced techniques in figurines and modelling.
Our expert teachers can instruct you in the foundations, or more advanced areas of sugar work. During our advanced classes you will learn the art of pastillage, sugar blowing, advanced flowers, moulding and creating simple showpieces.