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The baking and pastry industry is rapidly changing and evolving! We now have a new and exciting elective opportunity called the Advanced Artistic Skills of Pastry Décor. This Elective Option will include studies in Advanced Cake Décor, French Sugar Showpiece, Chocolate Showpiece and Wedding Cake Décor. It will be particularly useful for those who want to learn the latest techniques and prepare for national competitions.
The Baking and Pastry Elective gives you 10 weeks of the Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry. You will learn how to use the baker’s tools and be able to describe the properties of the bakeshop ingredients, the baking process, and steps in yeast/dough preparation. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to prepare tarts and pies, cakes and cookies, puff pastry, croissant and danish, brioche, bread, choux paste, classic French cake, contemporary French cakes, ice cream and sorbet, and chocolate candy technique. A great addition to your culinary arts program!
The Culinary Arts Elective gives you 10 weeks of the Fundamentals of Cooking Techniques. You will learn to prepare basic food items that include but are not limited to: first courses, soups and creams, entrées, salads, pâté, egg courses, quiches, seafood, fish, meats, poultry, pasta, stock, sauces, etc. You will explore the concepts, skills, terminology, and methods involved in classic and innovative professional cooking techniques. A great addition to you Baking and Pastry program!
If you are interested in taking management courses with a focus on the hotel industry, you will be able to take hotel electives. The curriculum covers front office procedures, guest room management, convention/group management and services, and marketing strategies.
If you are interested in management courses with a focus on the restaurant and hospitality industry, you will be able to take management electives. The curriculum covers hospitality information technology, loss prevention management, and leadership in the hospitality industry.
Culinary Institute Lenôtre proudly presents a new addition within its Associates Degree programs, the Lenôtre Sommelier Electives. This option will provide extensive tasting and in-depth instruction of the major wine regions of the world and cover the professional duties of the Sommelier, the growing of vines, making of wine, cellar management, proper storage, wine aging, building a professional menu and wine list, tasting, focusing on aromas and bouquet.