A series of four focused masterclasses, on chocolate, petits fours, plated desserts and entremet to build your skill levels and which will leave you confident to produce beautifully presented set piece desserts or gateaux. The masterclasses are taught by renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Will Torrent, author of two hugely successful books, Patisserie at Home and Chocolate at Home. Will has a first class degree in Culinary Arts Management from the University of West London. His training included stages with William Curley, Brian Turner and Gary Rhodes and at The Dorchester, Claridges, The Lanesborough and The Fat Duck. He has won a host of awards including the Academy of Culinary Arts Award of Excellence, the Medallion of Excellence for a British Pastry Chef at the prestigious WorldSkills competition in Japan, the Craft Guild of Chefs Young Chef of the Year and the Acorn Scholar award. He is still closely involved with the WorldSkills team and received the WorldSkills UK Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012. Will is an international Ambassador for Barry Callebaut and a consultant pastry chef to Waitrose. He regularly appears on television including Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club, Sunday Brunch and This morning and he writes for The Times, The Guardian, Metro, Hello and The Daily Express.
All days include lunch with wine.
Runs from Monday 14 November to Friday 18 November 2016 inclusive. Each day begins at 10am.