Need Info on Pastry School in France: Olivier Bajard

Discussion in 'Choosing A Culinary School' started by abzzz, Jul 1, 2013.

  1. abzzz

    abzzz

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    Hello,

    I'm looking for detailed information about the pastry school of Olivier Bajard in France (preferably from someone that attended their long duration program). I want to know exactly how much learning is involved. Is the school's program intensive and do students get a lot of practice (or do they mostly watch demos of the chefs and help out here and there)? By the end of the program, can students actually re-create all the pastries they learn about (and do they get a chance to actually try the recipes from start to finish while they are there)?

    Please if someone could tell me about their experience/knowledge about the school and what to expect (as much detail as possible), it would be much appreciated. 20000 euros is a lot of money to spend for 4 months training, and I'm trying to determine exactly how much I will get out of it.

    Thanks!