Class Descriptions

 
Cupcake decorating
Introduction to Cupcake Decorating
Introduction to Cupcake Decorating

In this two-hour introduction class, you will work with both fondant and buttercream to create sweet cupcake treats. This class is suitable for all ages and you will leave with a dozen fabulously decorated cupcakes to share with your friends and family, or not.

 

Designer Cupcakes
Designer Cupcakes
Designer Cupcakes

Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & You.

In our 2 hour Designer Cupcakes class, you learn how to work with fondant and buttercream to create delicious designer toppers. After the class, you take home your fashionable treats. How darling.

 

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Parisian Macarons
Parisian Macarons

In our Parisian Macaron class, you will learn the secret to create these sweet treats. After all your hard work, you take home what you make. Delicious.

 

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Cake Decorating and Design
Cake Decorating and Design

Our Cake Decorating class is a three-hour class that shows you how to decorate a cake from start to finish using fondant and buttercream. At the end of the class, you will leave with your very own mini cake creation.

 

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Introduction to Cookie Decorating
Introduction to Cookie Decorating

In this two hour class, you learn the art of piping and flooding cookies. Students leave with their sweet decorated treats; perfect for sharing!

 

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Chocolate Truffle Making
Chocolate Truffle Making

Learn the art of making delicious chocolate truffles using proper techniques. Each student takes home their truffles to enjoy.

 

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Traditional Afternoon Tea Service (Non-Instructional)
Traditional Afternoon Tea Service (Non-Instructional)

Whether it be a bridal shower, a baby shower, or a private party, this is the perfect afternoon to spend with friends and family. We host a traditional tea service in our bright and airy space and serve an assortment of sandwiches, sweets, and tea.

 

 

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Croissants and Danishes
Croissants and Danishes

In our two-hour croissant and danishes class, you will learn to make these buttery treats. At the end of the class, each student takes their creations home. Delightful.

 

pie class
Perfect Pies
Perfect Pies

This class is perfect if you’ve been dying to learn how to make the perfect pie.  You will learn the lifetime skill of how to make great crust, work with a seasonal fruit filling, learn some pie lore and enjoy hands on foodie fun. Each student will take home a pie that is ready to bake at home.

 

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Eclairs & Profiteroles
Eclairs & Profiteroles

In our eclairs, profiteroles class, you will learn the secrets to preparing and mastering these delicious treats. Students take home the treats they create!

 

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Cake Decorating- Piping Techniques
Cake Decorating- Piping Techniques

Advanced Piping Techniques is a class that will teach you how to master piping techniques using different methods and piping tips. Each student will bring home their small decorated cake.

 

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Molecular Gastronomy
Molecular Gastronomy

Discover the mysteries of the new “modernist cuisine” movement learning new and delicious ways to manipulate food products. Includes techniques such as spherification, powderizing, gelification. Learn to use sodium alginate, agar agar and tapioca maltodextrin.

 

Croquembouche
Croquembuche with Spun Sugar
Croquembuche with Spun Sugar

Learn to arrange your own choux pastry balls, filled with pastry cream into a traditional French tower. Once complete, learn to work with sugar and master the technique of spinning hot sugar for decoration. Each student brings home their sweet treats to enjoy and share with friends and family (or not).

 

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Michelangelo’s Supper: an evening of food, wine & conversation.
Michelangelo’s Supper: an evening of food, wine & conversation.

A special evening to celebrate the art and food of Michelangelo. Chefs will prepare a delicious five-course meal inspired by the 16th century drawings of Michelangelo. They take the artist’s sketched shopping list filled with Renaissance ingredients and update them into a cohesive meal of Italian classics with wines to match.

Guests are encouraged to come and eat, drink and share in their love of good food and conversation.
For more details, read here.

 

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Halloween Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Halloween Haunted Gingerbread Houses

This is a kiddy class for your little ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Build and decorate a haunted gingerbread house using royal icing and spooky sweet treats. Children encouraged to come in full costume. At the end of the class, your sweet little ones take home their masterpieces.

 

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Making a Holiday Buche Noel (Yule Log)
Making a Holiday Buche Noel (Yule Log)

Learn to make & decorate a Yule Log for the holidays. Our talented pastry chef will teach you to carve and decorate your cake using fondant, buttercream and royal icing. Each student takes home their festive treat.

 

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Holiday Gingerbread House Making for Kids
Holiday Gingerbread House Making for Kids

Get creative and work with royal icing, candy, and other materials to build and decorate your own Gingerbread House. Perfect for the young and young at heart. At the end of the class, each child takes home their holiday home.

 

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Kids March Break Camp
Kids March Break Camp

You know how your kids are bouncing off the walls on March Break and you don’t know how to keep them busy? Well, our March Break Baking & Crafts Camp is the perfect solution. Happening between March 16th and March 20th your little ones will put on their aprons and chef hats and start baking culinary creations – everything from cakes and cupcakes to pizzas and pies. Enroll your child for the full week or for individual days. Contact us for each day’s scheduled activities.

 

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Holiday Cookie Baking Extravaganza
Holiday Cookie Baking Extravaganza

Make this year’s holidays extra-special by giving the gift of homemade holiday cookies. You learn a variety of different festive cookies and take home your sweet treats at the end of class.

 

 

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Bread Class
Bread Class

In this class, you will learn the basics of bread-making alongside our red-seal Bread Making Chef. Types of bread made will vary depending on class however in the past, we baked focaccia and brioche. Each student takes home their delicious fresh bread.

 

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Market Class
Market Class

Join us in perusing the Trinity Bellwoods Market on Tuesday evenings this spring, selecting from local fruits and veggies, meats, cheeses and other fine foods. Then come back to our studio where you will assist expert Chef Christophe Measson in crafting a gourmet meal from your handpicked market finds. Enjoy your meal with a glass of wine, and spend the evening relaxing by the park.

 

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Candy & Caramels
Candy & Caramels

In this class, we cover the fundamentals of sugar cooking and make sweet and chewy caramels. Everyone leaves with a bag of their delicious treats.

 

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Tuscan dessert class with Chef Francesco Lagi
Tuscan dessert class with Chef Francesco Lagi

Join us for a wonderful new class with Chef Francesco Lagi who is visiting from Florence. In this class you will learn to make three desserts, one plated and two that will be taken home. These are Tuscan pastries from the Renaissance period:

  • Panforte
  • Ricciarelli
  • Buontalenti
 

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Looking for unique Valentine’s Day ideas for him and her?
Looking for unique Valentine’s Day ideas for him and her?

Valentine’s Day Dinner with Chef Dave Mottershall

Le Dolci’s Valentine’s Dinner is the perfect unique date idea for a food-loving couple who wants to get out of the restaurant and into the kitchen. Enjoy a Five-Course Chocolate Dinner with Chef Dave Mottershall filled with chocolate history, wine and mead cocktails by Rosewood Wine.

Menu
Amuse: Chocolate chili shooter.
First Course: White chocolate parsnip veloute, parsnip chips, white chocolate crema, herbs.
Second Course: Strawberry, cured pork spalla, milk chocolate, hazelnut & bergamot.
Third Course: Squash and cauliflower mole.
Palate Cleanser: Water chocolate mousse.
Main Course: Roast duck breast, coco nibs, dark chocolate jus, smoked fingerlings.
Dessert: Roasted white chocolate panna cotta, cocoa liquor & raspberry.
 

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Cake Decorating-Brush Embroidery
Cake Decorating-Brush Embroidery

In this cake decorating class, you learn the intricate technique of brush embroidery. Each student takes home their masterpiece.

 

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Doughnuts
Doughnuts

In our two-hour doughnuts class, you learn the fundamentals to create yeast doughs and batter with a variety of toppings and glazes. Each student takes home their sweet and delicious goodies.

 

 

Mother’s Day Cupcake Decorating Class
Mother’s Day Cupcake Decorating Class

This class will cover the same techniques as our Intro to Cupcake Decorating Class. Please note price is per person, however those under the age of 10 can work with a parent at no additional cost (one person + child 10 and under = $85 + HST).