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Our Academy

Welcome to the future of patisserie education!

At the Australian Patisserie Academy we believe in sharing our expertise and knowledge with those who share our joy in culinary arts and who aspire to master patisserie.

We do this by delivering a series of niche programs that provide you with the confidence and skill to shine in the kitchen.

Whether you want to compete internationally in chocolate showpieces or would like the secrets of baking your own sourdough, the Australian Patisserie Academy will transform your culinary skills beyond all expectations.


Our Popular Courses

Master your skills in patisserie


From classic to contemporary, immerse yourself in one of our refined patisserie courses that promise to teach you how to create perfectly shaped and moulded pastries, ready for your own high tea.

Your imagination is your only limitation as you learn the latest styles in popular patisserie treats; macarons, eclairs and entremets.

If you would like to increase the complexity of your creations, undertake one of our advanced classes and create a contemporary croquembouche framed by nougatine and decorated with sugar flowers and ribbon. Patisserie courses>

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Working with chocolate


Indulge in our heavenly chocolate courses, working with superior couveture chocolate.

Begin at the tempering stage and glide into hand dipped chocolate bars, truffles and seasonal chocolates. 

If you are a connoisseur of all things chocolate, you can craft a masterful chocolate showpiece that is an expression of your professionalism and creativity in one extravagant creation. Chocolate courses>

Our upcoming courses

The art of sourdough at Ultimo Campus

Beginner Start: Sat 10/08/2024

Elegant tarts and tartelettes at Ultimo Campus

Beginner Start: Sat 10/08/2024

Contemporary eclairs

Beginner Start: Sat 24/08/2024

Giraffe themed cake decorating workshop

Beginner Start: Tue 03/09/2024

Mastering the simple macaron at Ultimo Campus

Beginner Start: Sat 07/09/2024

Petit gateaux at Ultimo Campus

Beginner Start: Sat 07/09/2024

The layered honey cake

Beginner Start: Sat 21/09/2024

Introduction to croissants

Beginner Start: Sat 21/09/2024

Patisserie intensive

Beginner Start: Mon 30/09/2024

Bakery intensive

Beginner Start: Mon 30/09/2024

Creating impressive sugar art


Engage yourself in our innovative sugar classes, where designing and creating a masterpiece out of sugar is a reality

Our experts of industry will instruct you in the foundation and techniques of cooking, casting, pulling and garnishing sugar.

Or, you may choose to enhance your current talents in sugar work, by attending one of our detailed advanced classes where you will learn the art of pastillage, blowing, advanced flowers, moulding, pulling and simple showpieces. Sugar courses>

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cake design and decorating


Make bread the old fashioned way


We all love the smell of freshly baked bread, now you can revel in our classic bakery classes and start kneading your dough from scratch.

You can follow the Artisan bakery movement or try your hand at yeast pastries, sweet buns and flavoured breads in specific seasonal courses.

Before your rustic sourdoughs fill the room with all sorts of delicious, wholesome aromas - make sure you complete your day by appreciating the majestic view of the Blue Mountains on our terrace whilst devouring your hand crafted loaves of bread for lunch. Bakery courses>

How to make dough

Meet the Team

All of our specialised courses are delivered by internationally acclaimed, award-winning chefs with a wealth of knowledge in the industry.

Using the best facilities, equipment and produce, the team will make sure you know the art of decorating a cake, making the perfect sour dough bread, pulling sugar ribbons, or even the skills needed to compete internationally in chocolate showpiece competitions.

Chef Markus

The trainers

Work with an extraordinary team

Learning the skills and trade through experience in variety of competitions, hotels, businesses, cruise liners and esteemed training schools, our team will be sharing the very secrets passed down to them with students. Meet the team>