Is the Holland College, the Community college of prince edward island a good place to learn pastry?

Discussion in 'Choosing A Culinary School' started by the bakeress, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. the bakeress

    the bakeress

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    Hi all I was looking at the Holland College in Canada and I wanted to ask if it was a good place to go and if I would get a good education there?

    Also how does The Holland College compare to Johnson County community college?

    I want to study pastry.
     
  2. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    @the bakeress  Hello, 

    First off I know nothing about either of these schools but took a quick look online. Both look excellent have you visited the campus? The pastry program at Holland is only $5,800 for a one year and that is pretty darn cheap in today's culinary education costs world. What I would recommend looking at is what are the classes and the class size. If you can get a smaller class then you get more attention from the chef. Let me know which one you choose.
     
  3. swimmer

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    as a current student in the pastry arts program at holland college i highly recommend taking a look at our school all the chefs are really great they teach you alot from breads to occation cakes and piping thechniqus to french pastries and plated desserts the list goes on  you spend most of the time in the kitchen so lots of hands on exsperince currently are class size is 41 we are the biggest class in the history of the school you get food safe whimis and first aid training cirtification hope this helps