vegan tropical tart
USA, Chicago
09 Apr 2024 - 11 Apr 2024
3 days
Primary course language:
1200.00 USD
Bakery/Pastry Shop
Class size:

Chef Richard Hawke is today's premier authority on vegan baking and pastry. His knowledge has been gained, tried and proven through years as a chef for Alain Ducasse, Yves Thuries and teaching at l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Pâtisserie. Now he travels the world teaching master classes to spread inspiration and pass along his knowledge.

This class will go far beyond aquafaba and flax seeds - you will learn to work with proteins for whipping, how to use fiber in recipes, how to better understand gelatin alternatives and how to stabilize and intensify mousse and coulis recipes while reducing sugar quantities. In addition, all of the recipes you will create will be 100% naturally colored.

This course is designed for advanced pastry professionals. You should have a solid base knowledge of advanced pastry ingredients, techniques and methods.

Course agenda

Arrival & light breakfast: 8:00 - 8:45 am

Class: 8:45 - 12:00 pm 

Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Class: 1:00 - 3:15 pm

Break: 3:15 - 3:30 pm

Class: 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Practical information

Be in the know!

  • Class size is from 8 to 12 people.
  • Class is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm- You will receive an email confirmation prior to course date. 
  • Breaksfast , Lunch & apron will be provided. 
  • You must attend the full course in order to receive your certificate. 

Tuiton Fees Include 

  • Course Recipe Booklet 
  • Breakfast & Lunch (should you have any allergies or food restrictions, please advise us) 
  • Apron & kitchen tools 

Upon registration you will receive an email regading course details to ensure you have enrolled in the correct Master Class based on your level of chocolate (or pastry) knowledge. 

In the event of a cancellation by the Academy, we will refund only the amount of the course but, not the travel or the accommodation (see below the cancellation policy).

Dress code

The CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center will provide an apron and hair net.

You must bring your own chef coat. Pants (jeans or solid color wear).

Socks and closed shoes are required to enter in the kitchen-lab. 

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel less than 15 days and you will not receive a credit or any form of refund.
  • Cancel between 15-45 days and you will receive a credit voucher of 50% towards a future class.
  • Cancel before 45 days and you will receive a full credit voucher of 100% towards a future class.


Airport: Chicago O'Hare 10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666

Parking: There is a parking garage available across the street from the building (rates vary) 

Chicago Transit Authority: CTA Website

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