& Horizon


You are passionate about pastry and consider changing your career into this flourishing sector ?

The program « Pâtisserie & Horizon » will allow you to acquire fundamental knowledge, gestures, techniques and pastry work organisation.

Charles Liets

Pastry Chef, Instructor & Consultant at Institut Lyfe

Duration: 11 weeks-337 hours

Dates: From October 14th to December 20th 2024

Number of participants: 6 to 8

Price: €11,850 including VAT-€9,875 excluding VAT

Expected outcomes

  • Acquire the fundamentals of the French pastry
  • Master basic techniques of French bakery
  • Learn to respect hygiene rules and to optimize the organisation of the workstation
  • Learn the vocabulary and the technology knowledge on products
  • Assimilate the fundamentals of cost management tied to pastry & bakery production

Target audience

This programme is designed for adults looking to achieve their career change in pastry and aiming to: work in a boutique or in a bakery/pastry, integrate a pastry team in a restaurant or hotel, open or recover a tea salon, launch of a home-based pastry activity.
Programme provided in French only.


  • Pastry practical classes
  • Bakery practical classes
  • Pastry and bakery technology classes
  • Operational management module
  • Trends, volume and shape drawing module
  • HACCP training

Learning goals

  • Read and understand a technical specification sheet
  • Organise the workstation by respecting hygiene and safety rules
  • Execute basic pastry products and technical specification sheets
  • Make and bake traditional mixtures
  • Make and bake doughs and creams
  • Make basic decoration
  • Set up and present pastry preparations
  • Understand fermentation reactions
  • Shape bread and viennoiserie
  • Produce basic bakery recipes
  • Know how to create, make and present a creative colourful and gastronomic pastry collection, inspired by fashion trends and other universes

The training course in figures*

Trainees completing the course
Trainees satisfied
* Data pertaining to 2023 on 100% of respondents