In this demanding class you will explore the techniques of producing classic and contemporary patisserie.

Discover the secrets to creating and building gateaux; a delicate art of layering flavours and textures to generate an explosion of taste. Learn how to construct the perfect tart, from the pastry foundation to building a flawless balance of ingredients and components, allowing you to take the tart from humble to awe inspiring.

Conducted by our Pastry Chef this class will broaden your skills, stretch your ability and push your capabilities to the limit. Covering a varied range of techniques, including how to decorate and present the finished product, and recipes encompassing (but not limited to) mango and chocolate mousses, dacquoise, meringue, chocolate ganache and shortcrust pastry, this class will extend your skills and stretch your imagination.

A light lunch is provided for all class attendees.

Take home all you create in class

Enrolments will close 48 hours prior to the commencement of the class

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What you will learn
  • Fundamentals of building gateaux and tarts (base, ganache etc)
  • Functions of ingredients
  • How to achieve a professional finish
What you will get
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Hands on training
  • Recipe notes

What to bring
  • Pen for note taking
  • Carry bag to take home goods made in class
What to wear

Participants are advised to wear flat, enclosed, rubber soled shoes for comfort and safety in the kitchens. To ensure food safety procedures are followed, long hair should be tied back and all unnecessary jewellery removed.


William Angliss Institute

Vendor since 2015

William Angliss Institute is the Government endorsed specialist training provider for the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries, delivering a range of courses within Australia and internationally. With around 18,000 students enrolling each year, we offer a broad range of training and education programs including accredited traineeships and apprenticeships, certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas, short courses, graduate certificates and degrees.

For 75 years we have earned a strong global reputation through the delivery of innovative training solutions and consultancy services to clients across Australia and abroad.

Established in 1940, our main campus is located in the heart of Melbourne’s central business district.

Over the years, we have grown nationally with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, servicing both metropolitan and regional areas across the country. We also deliver specialist training through our four joint-venture campuses in China and through various international consultancy projects throughout the world.

We pride ourselves on having passionate and dedicated people, with long standing industry ties, who contribute their knowledge and experience in delivering training of the very highest standard.

In recent research conducted by the Social Research Centre for the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2013, outcomes were examined for students who recently completed their training.

The research highlighted that:

more than 90% of our graduates were working or undertaking further training since completing their course

more than 90% of our graduates were satisfied with the quality of their training

more than 80% of our graduates highlighted the relevance of the training they received

more than 80% of our graduates confirmed that they fully or partly achieved their main reason for training.

The proportion of William Angliss Institute graduates in employment or further training is higher than the average for Victorian TAFEs and higher than the average for all Australian TAFEs.

Reference: The Social Research Centre 2013, Australian vocational education and training statistics: student outcomes: 2013 institute report: William Angliss Institute of TAFE, NCVER.

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