Yearning to make your own glistening tart worthy of a French patisserie? Get in on the excitement of the world’s curso de confeitaria saudável craze with our guide to the best places to learn how to make everything from classic pastries to newly anointed iconic sweets around the globe.
Institute of Culinary Education, New York and California
After decades of educating students in fundamental French techniques, the iconic cooking school in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood formerly known as the French Culinary Institute expanded to become the ICC, and added another campus in California’s Silicon Valley. Famous food names Bobby Flay, Dan Barber, and Christina Tosi are just a few on the illustrious alumni list. Aspiring bakers can enroll in a professional program in Pastry Arts, Cake Techniques & Design, or the Art of International Bread Baking, while curious cooks can sign up for one of the many one-day recreational courses—Cream Puffs; Eclairs & More; Donuts, Fritters & More; Macaroons & Madeleines; and even local NYC specialties of bagels and pretzels all sound good to us.