• Asian Influenced Pastries by Johny Vinesh

    June 14-16, 2022

Chef Vinesh will inspre you during this three day course, focused on modern contemporary desserts and world-class techniques portraying his Asian & Indian influence. From a simple cookie to an intricate petit gateau students will hands-on gain knowledge on the pairing of spices to common flavors. As he conducts this course you will learn how Chef Vinesh approaches unique ingredients, niche skills, and design to create his world-renowned aesthetic pastries.


Date June 14-16, 2022
Teacher Vinesh Johny
Price 1,200.00 USD
Language English
Location USA, Chicago
Status Available

Vinesh Johny

Guest teacher

Chef Vinesh Johny is the co-founder and Executive Pastry Chef of Lavonne Academy of Baking Science & Pastry Arts, Bangalore. After graduating from culinary school, he went on to work with The Oberoi Group of Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts, in various capacities. He set up India’s first international specialised baking academy in 2012, at the age of 24, with the aim of making pastry arts a mainstream career choice.

In the brief years since he set out on his journey as chef-educator-entrepreneur, Chef Vinesh has added many feathers to his cap. He holds the honour of being one of the only two Indians to be featured on the inaugural ‘Forbes 30 under 30 Asia’ list for 2016. He was presented the prestigious Restaurant India Award 2016 for Pastry Chef of the Year.He has been recognized by Forbes as the ‘Forbes All Star Alumni Asia’ list 2017 & 2019, one that features revolutionary game changers. Adding to his list of laurels is his being profiled on CNN’s ‘India 20 Under 40’. Additionally, he was also chosen to be the WorldSkills Expert, officially representing India at WorldSkills Abudhabi 2017. Winning the first ever Silver Medal for India at WorldSkills 2017 was a moment of pride for the entire nation.

Being the national expert, he has been engaged in training the Indian team for the Worldskills competition that was held in Kazan. Chef Vinesh is currently the Chief Expert for World Skills International. 2020, witnessed the launch of his very own cook book along with Chef Andres Lara that features some of his favourite elements keeping a modern day cafe in mind along with desserts that are aspirational for any amateur baker. New School Sweets is a book for all pastry lovers be it beginner or professional.



Level 3


You are working as a professional with a thorough knowledge about the process and want to improve in the field of chocolate. Since some time you work on a professional basis with chocolate and have knowledge about most of the techniques.

A highly specialised course designed for participants with a high level of chocolate skills.