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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

General

No, the Academy’s focus is on education and we do not sell any of the items created during practical weeks.

If you are looking for more information about our programs or a quote we invite you to contact our Coordinator through email at [email protected]

After receiving your acceptance letter, 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.

By default, no, the Pastry Academy does not offer lunch included with your tuition. Every day, there will be a lunch break at the Academy’s breakroom 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.

No, The Pastry Academy does not offer any financial aid programs.

No, at this time we do not offer the payment of tuition to be completed in installments. Tuition must be paid in full 60 days prior to the day of your first class.

Academy

Booking deposits for our 10-week program are non-refundable, non transferable.

In addition to classes, tuition covers three chef jackets custom embroidered, an equipment kit including all necessary tools for pastry creation by Matfer Bourgeat, and a course handbook with information covering all the course modules

We are accepting anyone over the age of 16; however, if an applicant is under 18 years of age parental approval may be required.

Yes, all students who successfully finished all modules will be awarded a certificate.

In order to understand the materials covered in the program, students enrolling in The Pastry Academy must be able to communicate in English.

We want to give students the personal attention required to succeed and in order to do so are limiting class sizes to 20 students per teacher.

Yes, the Pastry Academy welcomes people of all skill levels who are enthusiastic about pastries. 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 10-week program designed to teach all skills necessary to succeed in the pastry industry. The skills you’ll master will help you progress from an entry-level role to eventually becoming a Pastry Chef.

Currently there is no mandatory certification or licensing required to be a pastry chef. Our 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.

Yes, you at least need a 3-month US Tourist Visa. The application process for this takes about 15 minutes and is generally approved within 72 hours. As our program is 10 weeks long you do not need anything beyond this simple to attain visa.

Staff

During your session you will have a maximum of 2 main instructors depending on each modules in addition according to the availability some outside specialized professionals will visit the school and teach specific subjects throughout the 10-week program.

Chef Amaury is highly involved and will be teaching theoretical and practical classes to all enrolled students throughout the 10-week program.

Location

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.

Yes, there are reserved parking spots at our building that students may use during their enrollment.

Currently 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, and 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 Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas, NV. Central to many entertainment locations and nearby attractions such as Fremont Street Experience and The Las Vegas Strip.