French Croissant Baking Class

learn to make the traditional french croissant



5.5 hours 6 to 8 label $150


This master class will teach you how to make the original and traditional butter croissant you find in French bakeries.

You will be taught by experienced patisserie chef Joel Barda and will learn how to:
- Prepare the dough
- Incorporate the butter
- Give the right number of turns to get a flaky pastry
- Roll and cut the croissant dough
- Roll croissant, proofing and baking.
- Learn to make selection of croissants products such as chocolate croissants, danish pastries, almond croissant and other goods.

While the croissants are proffing, we offer an initiation to puff pastry. At the end of the class, take your products home to enjoy with your family and friends . Bring your camera:)

About the chef:
Joel Barda is a 25 years experienced pastry chef who learned and mastered his craft in Paris.
A patisserie teacher at the renowned international culinary school "Le Cordon Bleu" in Sydney. Specialised in traditional French patisserie products





Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



This class is available on Request for groups of 6+.

Don't have a group of 6+ students? If you're happy to pay a higher price per person (total of $900 for the class), you can just Request to book this class for 6 students (and attend with fewer guests).

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Knowledge Required

Perfect for beginners.

What you'll get

All ingredients and equipment provided and you get to take home all the delicious croissants and Danish pastries you have made

What to bring

we provide equipment and aprons
come with closed shoes

Suitable for

This workshop is perfect for a hens party, baby shower, birthday, special occasion, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Patisserie le marais - Shop 6 / 1094 Anzac parade Maroubra

Your teacher
Patisserie Le Marais
Patisserie Le Marais

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I am originally from France and have been a pastry chef for 25 years. For the past 14 years I have been living in Sydney.
From 2010 to 2015 I was a teacher at the renowned culinary school “Le Cordon Bleu” in Ryde, and taught patisserie demonstrations and private classes. In 2012 I started my own business, Patisserie le Marais in Bondi and have since moved it to Maroubra. My favourite things to teach are croissants, Danish pastries and puff pastry products. I really love these products because you can do so so much with them.

Verified reviews
5

• Jul 2019


This was a great workshop! Joël is a patient and engaging teacher. It was good fun to learn how to make (chocolate and plain) croissants and danish pastries from scratch. It also really gave a feeling of pride to see the finished products coming out of the oven, and to eat them (and share them with friends and colleagues). They tasted so good, and we couldn't believe we actually made them! The only minor points of critique would be that the workshop was a bit long and therefore quite exhausting (it lasted a good 6/6,5 hours). Also, it would have been nice and less time consuming if everyone in the group had their own equipment, instead of, for example, having to share rulers and having to wait on each other to finish. That took up quite a bit of (unnecessary) time. Other than that, everything was great and we would definitely recommend this workshop!

French Croissant Baking Class review by Teuntje Koomen
5

• Jul 2019


Joel was so friendly & well organized for the class I attended. We learnt how to make delicious French Croissant and Danishes.

I like it that I don't need to bring anything for this class Plus at the end of the class we can bring home all we have made to enjoy with family and friends. I highly recommended French Croissant baking class with Joel!!!

Baking workshop review by Ying Meesanga Sydney
5

• Jul 2019


Loved this class, it was hands on, informative and so much fun! Joel loves his craft and it shows in the perfection of his pastries! The finished product was delicious and we went home with boxes full of goodies to feed our family and friends!

French Croissant Baking Class review by Lee Showyin
5

• Jul 2019


Our baking class with Joel at Les Marais was an exceptional experience
It was very well organized and flowed beautifully.. all 6 hours of it!
I must say time flew by as we were totally engaged in the whole process of making croissant dough from the beginning till the delicious end
Joel was very engaging friendly and helpful.. a very good teacher
The atmosphere was just great.. a small group of eight very nice people ...
We had a few special requests and Joel was very accommodating.
Would definitely recommend this class
Rivka Aaron
5

• Jul 2019


Joel was very helpful and informative, and overall was a great experience. The venue was easily accessible and professional. The course was good value and we learned how to make both danishes and croissants.

Baking workshop review by Emily
5

• Jul 2019


Great hands on , informative experience. Can’t wait to try this out at home. I’ll definitely be back for another lesson.

French Croissant Baking Class review by Leanne Jan

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5

• Jul 2019


Thank you Joel for sharing your expertise with us on Sunday. Absolutely loved the class and recommend it to anyone who dreams of making and eating their croissants and pastries. Magnifique!
5

• Jul 2019


Joel was an amazing chef and teacher to all of us! You can see he is passionate teaching and pastry! I highly recommend this class
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