Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this course for?
This course if for you if you want to learn the basics skills of French patisserie and make classic French desserts at home. This course is also great for people with some dessert making experience looking for a refresher course or a recap on patisserie techniques.
Who is this course NOT for?
This course is not for anyone looking to obtain a professional French baking / patisserie accreditation. This is a private course and is not endorsed by any government body and will not provide an official trade certification.
How is this course different from other baking/dessert courses out there?
This course is focused on French desserts and the basic patisserie skills you need to make them. It's pretty unique; many of the patisserie techniques taught in this course are based on the curriculums of what's taught in French patisserie schools. This repertoire of skills will provide you with the building blocks to tackle a range of different and challenging desserts.
How much time commitment is required for the course?
This is a short course and it can be completed in less than 2 weeks .That said, the course is completely self-paced. You decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have lifetime access (meaning as long as the course is live) to all course materials, documents and videos. You can watch the lessons at your own pace and as many times as you want.
Can I join the private French Cooking Academy Facebook Group by enrolling in this course?
Absolutely. You can join the French Cooking Academy Facebook Group after you enrol. This group is a supportive place to learn and share your cooking journey with like-minded home cooks.
Do I need certain equipment to follow the course?
Yes. To get the most out of this cooking course, you will need access to the following:
· 1 piping bag (either re-usable or disposable)
· 1 set of metal piping nozzle (that have star shaped and straight tips)
· 2 sets of cookie cutters (straight and dented)
· 1 rond cake tin
· 1 cooling rack
· 1 set of tart rings
· 1 set of tart tins
· 1 cookie sheet
· 1 baking tray
· 1 silicon mat
· 1 paring knife
· 1 heatproof rubber spatula
· 1 rolling pin
· 1 pastry brush
· 1 balloon whisk
· 1 wooden spoon
· 1 baking thermometer
· 1 electronic scales
· 1 sieve
· A set of preparation bowls
· 1 set of saucepans
· 1 electric mixer or 1 stand mixer
How long do I have to buy?
French Dessert Essentials is always open for enrollment. However, the special introductory price of $49 will only be available until the end of August 2020. After then, the price will be $59.
Is there a money-back guarantee?
You bet! If you find that the course is not for you within 30 days of purchase, just let me know and I'll provide a full refund.
Why is the course in US Dollars?
The reason we work with US Dollars is because the USD is the most widely-accepted currency around the world. But don’t worry. You can purchase the course with any debit or credit card, no matter where you live, and your bank will automatically convert the USD to your local currency at the market rate.