Essential Pastry Skills class (in person)

  Saturday 26 Feb 2022

  1:00 pm  - 5:00 pm

You’ll be filling your kitchen with the aroma of home baking after this course.

pastry in tart dishProfessional chef Jessica Dames shares her culinary and patisserie training with you to master the skills of rough-puff, shortcrust and sweet pastry.

Our menu includes:

  • Sausage rolls (or a veggie alternative of cheese, potato & leek filling) – to be served with an apple chutney that bubbles away as you master the technique of rough-puff
  • Seasonal fruit galette with shortcrust pastry
  • Sweet pastry chocolate tarts with hazelnut praline

You will learn tips, tricks and pitfalls to avoid to ensure you create perfect pastry every time, and how to achieve a professional decorative finish to your bakes.

Find out more about Jessica and the other cooks who teach in the Community Kitchen.

Dietary information: The menu for this class is adaptable for vegetarian diets but this must be specified when booking. For any other allergies or dietary requirements, please contact us to discuss before booking.

Tickets for this event include:

  • professional cookery tuition
  • all ingredients and equipment
  • hot drinks throughout the session
  • your baked goods, packaged to takeaway
  • all recipes from the class.

Any profits raised from this class support our community cookery activities – where everyone can experience the benefits of cooking and eating together, regardless of finance, confidence or ability. Find out more about how we invest in people, the local community and our wider environment.

Covid-19, safety & accessibility information

If new restrictions are announced, we will adapt our procedures according to the latest government guidelines and any updates will be sent by email and listed on our website. Our Kitchen space continues to be kept to a very high standard of cleaning and hygiene. The Kitchen also has facilities for disabled access and is easily reached by public transport or car. Find out more.

Booking instructions

Tickets for this event are £59.99, or £109.98 when booking two tickets at once, click ‘enter promotional code’ and use BRINGAFRIEND to access this.

We have a limited number of tickets available at a concession rate of £39.99 for those who are in receipt of a means-tested benefit, under-18s (must be accompanied by an adult), as well as full-time students. If available, these options will appear in the drop-down when purchasing your ticket.

Please note that only one gift voucher or discount code can be used per purchase, click ‘enter promo code’ to submit these details. If you need assistance please contact us.

Refund policy:

We are unable to provide refunds except if there is a mistake with the booking and we are notified within 48 hours after booking. In the event of any change in government covid guidelines, we will reschedule classes if necessary and bookings will be valid for the new date or can be transferred to another event.

If you are unable to attend your class for any reason, we encourage you to transfer your booking to a friend who can attend in your place. Please provide us with the new attendee’s details before the class starts by emailing Thank you for your understanding and support.

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The Community Kitchen
Queens Road

Essential Pastry Skills class (in person)

The Community Kitchen, Queens Road, Brighton, UK

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