French Patisserie Dessert Making Class

Learn all about pastry basics in Perth and master some new skills!



2 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $130 (or 4 payments of $32.50 Afterpay)

Are you craving a buttery, delicious, mouth-watering pastry but can't find any cafés that make them fresh? Why not learn how to make your own French pastries at Francois' dessert demonstration class in Perth!

Under the guidance of French Michelin Star chef Francois Morabito, you'll get the chance to learn everything you've always wanted to know about pastry making. This is a beginner-friendly experience perfect for anyone looking to learn how to make their favourite pastry to go with their morning coffee.

During the class, you will learn how to:

  • Fold a puff pastry
  • Make the best shortcrust that rolls out evenly without cracking
  • Mix and rest a brioche dough
  • Make puff pastry
  • Make crème patisserie and chocolate tart fillings
  • Mould and shape dough
  • Make a choux pastry

You will discover the endless number of ways you can easily transform pastries into a whole range of cakes and desserts!

On the menu:
  • Brioches
  • Vanilla slice and Mille-Feuilles using puff pastry
  • Profiteroles using choux pastry
  • Dark chocolate tart using sweet shortcrust

If you're looking for fun things to do in Perth this weekend or indoor activities to do with friends on a rainy day, why not join this french pastry dessert-making class and learn how to make your own little sweet treats! Not only will you get the chance to meet like-minded people in a fun and relaxed environment, but you'll also get to learn new skills and eat all of the little goodies you've baked throughout the class too!


Knowledge required
This is a beginner-friendly class.
 
What you'll get
  • Guidance from an expert
  • All materials and ingredients provided
  • Recipes and tips to take home
  • A French feast to enjoy at the end of the class!
What to bring
Bring your passion for baking!
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, Christmas party, birthday or hens party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

2/2 Cressall Road, Balcatta WA

Your teacher can also travel within 50 kms of Balcatta for private classes

French Patisserie Dessert Making Class location
Your teacher
Francois' Private Kitchen
Francois' Private Kitchen

4.9 (60)

Francois is a French chef with over 30 years of experience, who settled down in Perth in 2013. At 15, he started studying at a hospitality school in Alsace, the French region he was born in. He went to study at the most prestigious Chef School, l’Ecole Superieure de Cuisine Francaise in Paris.

He then worked for several Michelin star restaurants in Paris and then returned to his hometown to open his first bistro restaurant in 1997 in Strasbourg. A few years later, he opened a catering business and then a second fine-dining restaurant, L’Atelier du Gout (Workshop Taste).

When he arrived in Perth, he began working as a Head Chef for Alain Fabregues, the well-known owner of the Mundaring Loosebox restaurant. He launched his company My French Voyage in 2018 to offer intimate gourmet tours in the regional towns of France and make customers discover the real France. Then, he shared his love for delicious food with customers of his cooking class and private catering events.

He has extensively travelled over the years, which has helped him appreciate the different cultures and types of cuisines. Therefore, even though he specialises in modern French cuisine, he is knowledgeable in Italian, Spanish, and various types of Asian food.

His goal is for guests to have a unique experience which surpasses their expectations and fulfil their desires.

Verified reviews

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Julie Jeremiah Dec 2023


Francois was a great teacher. Very professional and knowledgeable. Class was a demonstration class rather than participation. That meant we could see many more foods being made and baked rather than every participant making on or two small deserts. I can’t wait to try the yummy deserts we learnt how to make

Kerry McIvor Dec 2023


Very inspiring to get me back into the kitchen!
Many thanks for an enjoyable class.

Geraldine Mandin Nov 2023


It was very nice.
Thank you for the good recipe and easy tricks.
On ferra des choux tres bientot!

Lisa Spalding Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Great class, so many great tips. I have already made the shortcrust pastry and it all worked perfectly, so crispy and buttery. Can't wait to try making my own choux and puff pastry.

French Patisserie Dessert Making Class review by Lisa Spalding - Perth

Lucia D'Souza Jul 2023


Excellent cooking class and very enjoyable too. Francois is a great teacher and he took a lot of trouble to show us how to prepare different pastry bases/doughs. We learnt how to make puff pastry, short crust pastry, brioche, choux pastry, creme patisserie and chantilly. We tasted what we prepared : Mille feuilles/vanilla slice, tarte au chocolat/chocolate tart, choux à la crème, brioche which were all yummy! It was a great experience thank you Francois.

Baking and Desserts class review by Lucia D'Souza - Perth

Renee Green Jun 2023


Francois is a very engaging and experienced chef I can’t wait to practice his recipes!

Craig Smith Feb 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Crammed with useful tips from decades of experience. Great upskilling experience for the home cook. Highly recommend.

Fatma Cronje Feb 2023


Hello. Class was nice. But you need to now baking before attend the course. Nice tips for the dessert

Nadia Bloch Feb 2023


This was a great class. Lots of advice and tips and new techniques. Everything was delicious and I feel confident to try at home. The chocolate tart was an absolute highlight. Thank you

Kath Stacey Feb 2023


Francois was amazing, great guidance and engagement. Answered all questions happily. Confidence has increased significantly.

Location and facility was great.

We’ll definitely be back!

Thank you.

Jessica Buttel Jan 2023


Great demonstration class on the basics of making pastry and how to use as a base for desserts. Francois is friendly and approachable and made the class fun. I feel confident to tackle home made pastry now! You also get to sample and take home some tasty treats.

Kari Willesee Jan 2023


Francois was a great teacher, very efficient, taught us some great tricks of the trade and had a sense of humour :)

Madeleine O'Connor Jan 2023


Teacher was great, so welcoming, the 2 hours flew by, learnt so much with lots of tricks to be able to make all of it at home. Proper French treats! Would absolutely recommend.

Melissa Hayman Jan 2023

67 ClassBento workshops attended • 54 reviews


Lots of information and tips for making different pastry and recipes provided. Teacher is lovely and welcoming. Awesome afternoon.

Helena Nermut Jul 2022


Francois is a great teacher, well prepared and answered all my questions in detail. The class is a demonstration class on the technical side of making French pastry. You get great notes and recipes and Francois adds lots of tips, suggestions and recipe variations (making a savoury version, at what stage to freeze left overs etc). The end products were delicious and we got to take a sample box home to share (or not!)

Baking and Desserts class review by Helena Nermut - Perth

Asa Sodergren Jul 2022


Fantastic two hour class, teacher was passionate and so incredibly knowledgeable. He made everyone feel welcome and comfortable.
Venue was great, amenities and drinks provided. Would not hesitate signing up for another class with Francois.

Jessie Wallis Jul 2022


Really enjoyed this class! So interesting watching Francois make pastries, brioche and learning excellent tips. Plus eating it as well, the puff pastry was amazing! We've made short crust pastry and gougère since we got home to practise :)

Monica Spillman Mar 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Jam-packed demo class. This isn't a class where you will be cooking the food, but it is worth it. There is not a single moment where Francois isn't giving you the ultimate tips for a successful bake with every element of the recipe. Highly recommend! I'd genuinely do this session again. Authentic is a genuine description of what Francois provides here. His passion and enthusiasm is contagious.

Brooke Humble Dec 2021


Insightful and fun class! Francois is a warm and inviting instructor, who's only too happy to help even after the class!

Rina Shah Dec 2021


Francois taught us how to make French patisserie .Brioche, Choux pastry, mille foi, chocolate tart and all melted in our mouths. We're soo delicious!
Best was making puff and short crust pastry from scratch. Francois was very friendly.

French Patisserie Dessert Making Class review by Rina Shah - Perth

Emma Carr Sep 2021


My daughter and I had a wonderful time at Francois' Patisserie Desert making class. Francois was friendly and expertly demonstrated how to make 4 patisserie. Watching the method and desired textures has now made us feel as though we can try to make these ourselves. We thoroughly enjoyed the tasting also! A stool to perch on would have been good but as we were all keen to get in close to see what was happening, we didn't miss it too much! Now we have to practice!

French Patisserie Dessert Making Class review by Emma Carr - Perth

Michelle Bowes Aug 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Another fabulous class - thank you, Francois! Great tips and tricks to ensure pastry making is enjoyable, as well as successful.

Anne Haskis Aug 2021


Francois delivered a fabulous class- lots of tips that are practical for home cooks. Covered a lot in a short time and sent us home with amazing pastries! Highly recommended.

French Patisserie Dessert Making Class review by Anne Haskis - Perth

Liv Kerr Aug 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Francois is so super lovely! Really informative and well set out class. Learn so much but not too much. So so much yumminess and would definitely go to another class. Super excited to try everything out at home with all his awesome tips. Merci beaucoup François! Très très bon

Darcy Phillips-Hill Jul 2021


This class was fantastic - very informative, entertaining and delicious! A relaxing and fun Friday night.

Leanne Scott May 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Terrific class, I learnt some pastry techniques I didn't know before. It was nice taking some samples home.

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