The Pastry Academy by Amaury Guichon is open! To ensure the health and safety of our students we are taking every possible precaution to exceed health and safety standards.
Below you will find a list of our most frequently received questions; If you do not find your question listed below please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly via our contact form.
After receiving your acceptance letter and paying your tuition deposit, our Academy Coordinator will provide you with a list of must-have items as well as suggested items to bring with you to Las Vegas.
No, the Pastry Academy does not offer lunch included with your tuition. Every day, there will be a lunch break at the Academy’s break room where students can eat a lunch they brought with them.
As this is an important new trend in the pastry industry, yes, we will be introducing students to this in one of the modules.
We are currently enrolling for our final 10-week program in March 2024. Beginning in June 2024, we are excited to be releasing a newly designed 7-week program! Students will learn the same modules and information, but significantly reducing the time commitment in Las Vegas.
In addition to class instruction, tuition covers three embroidered chef jackets, an equipment kit including all necessary tools for pastry creation by Matfer Bourgeat, and a course handbook with information covering all the course modules.
In order to understand the materials covered in the program, students enrolling in The Pastry Academy must be able to communicate in English.
Yes, the Pastry Academy welcomes people of all skill levels who are enthusiastic about pastry arts. We are interested in all applicants who want to elevate their career and grow within the pastry industry, or are looking to change careers.
Our curriculum is an intensive 7 week program designed to teach all skills necessary to succeed in the pastry industry. The skills you’ll learn will help you progress from an entry-level role to eventually becoming a Pastry Chef.
There is currently no mandatory certification or licensing required to be a pastry chef. The diploma awarded at the completion of the program will state that you have successfully completed the Pastry Academy’s curriculum designed by Amaury Guichon. This will be recognized throughout the industry.
During your session you will have a maximum of 2 main instructors depending on what module you are learning. In addition, depending on availability, some outside specialized professionals will visit the school and teach specific subjects throughout the program.
Chef Amaury is highly involved with the program and actively works and teaches at the school. Students will have several opportunities to learn directly from Chef Amaury throughout the program.
Yes, our Academy Coordinator will provide any information you will need about the nearby public transportation and how to get to and from the school easily.
Housing arrangements are not provided by The Pastry Academy. However, the Academy is working closely with a company that provides exclusive housing to students at discounted prices. The Academy Coordinator will be pleased to connect you to them after your application has been approved.
The Pastry Academy is located in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas, NV. It is central to many nearby attractions such as Fremont Street Experience and The Las Vegas Strip, as well as restaurants and shops.