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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.


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 and tuition costs, please contact our team through email at [email protected]

After receiving your acceptance letter and paying your tuition deposit, our team 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.

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

If you have questions about accepted tuition payment methods, please contact our team at [email protected]. Tuition must be paid in full 75 days prior to the day of your first class.


Our long term intensive program is 7 weeks in length. Students will learn everything related to pastry including chocolate, ice cream, breads & breakfast pastries and more!

Tuition deposits for our program are non-refundable, non transferable.

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.

We are accepting anyone over the age of 16; however, if an applicant is under 18 years of age permission from a parent/guardian 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. In order to do that, we limit the class size to 24 students per teacher.

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’s manger of operations will provide any information you will need about the nearby public transportation and how to get to and from the school easily.

Yes, there is parking adjacent to the school that students can access on a first come, first served basis.

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 competitive prices. Our team 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.