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AUGUST 2024 CLASS SCHEDULE 

 

 

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE THURSDAY JULY 11th AT NOON

TICKETS ARE SOLD PER PERSON UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME CLASS TIMES HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED. IT IS THE STUDENTS RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTE THE DATE AND TIME OF THE CLASS THEY ARE REGISTERED FOR. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED FOR CLASSES THAT ARE MISSED. 

All Students will be paired in groups of two.

  • If you purchase a single ticket you will be paired with another student.
  • If you purchase two tickets you will be paired together.
  • If you purchase three tickets, two people will be paired together and one person will be paired with another student.

 

    MACARON BASICS | $175

    Macaron have been on the Duchess Bakeshop menu since the day we opened the doors. These tricky little cookies constantly have us on our toes. In this class we will teach you how to make both French and Italian meringue shells. You will get to make two batches back to back and decide which method you like best. We will finish off by filling all your macaron with 2-3 different flavours. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • French meringue macaron shells
    • Italian meringue macaron shells
    • Swiss meringue buttercream

    Dates & Times: 

    • Thursday, August 1st | 6pm-9pm
    • Tuesday, August 13th | 6pm-9pm
    • Wednesday, August 14th | 6pm-9pm

    KIDS (10 + UP) - MACARON BASICS | $210

    With the help of their adult, the kids will learn to make their very own macarons! We will walk them through everything they need to know in order to confidently make them again at home. Students will make 2 batches of macaron back to back and create 2 different flavours. 

    *Each $210 ticket can accommodate the following scenarios:

    • 1 Adult and 1 child ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • 1 Adult and 2 children ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • If you are 14 yrs old to 17 yrs old with a companion that is also 14 yrs to 17 yrs, they may attend without adult supervision with one $210 ticket.
    • Please use this time to spend undivided attention to your child within the correct age range. If children, including babies who are under 10 yrs old arrive for the class, you will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund. This is for the comfort and safety of your kids as well as others attending. 

    Prior to class, we will reach out to confirm the numbers and ages of those attending. 

    Dates:

    • Friday, August 2nd | 9am-12pm | 1:30pm-4:30pm

    DOUGHNUTS | $175

     

    Ever wanted to learn to make fresh, warm doughnuts at home? But are nervous about everything involved? Let us walk you through, step-by-step everything from mixing, to proofing, to frying so you can feel comfortable making these classic pastries at home. 

    RECIPES COVERED: 

    • Yeast Raised Doughnuts
    • Pastry Cream
    • Various glazes & toppings

    DATES & TIMES

    • Tuesday, August 6th | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, August 16th | 6pm-9pm
    • Tuesday, August 20th | 6pm-9pm

    BREAD - SOURDOUGH COUNTRY LOAF | $175

    Sourdough has been one of our most requested classes over the years in the Atelier kitchen. Traditional sourdough bread is a multi-day process that requires long proofing times. We will walk you through a hybrid loaf of bread that uses natural sourdough starter as well as commercially produced yeast so that we are able to shape and bake a loaf in class. We will talk about sourdough starter and each student will get to take home their own portion of starter to bake with at home. We will also cover a couple other recipes that include sourdough starter which are great quick recipes that help use up the starter rather than throwing it out.

    Recipes covered: 

    • Sourdough Country loaf (cheddar & green onion, or plain)
    • Sourdough starter
    • Sourdough cheese & herb crackers
    • Sourdough flatbread

    Dates & Times

    • Wednesday, August 7th | 5:30pm-9pm
    • Thursday, August 8th | 5:30pm-9pm

    *Please note that this class is 3.5 hours and starts at 5:30pm

    KIDS - BAKING BEGINNERS | $210 PER STATION

    While the kids are off from school bring them to Atelier to learn some baking fundamentals and get them more comfortable in the kitchen. Learn how to use a kitchen scale, stand mixer and a stove top while making some of our favourite Duchess Bakeshop recipes.

    *Each $210 ticket can accommodate the following scenarios:

    • 1 Adult and 1 child ranging in age of 6 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • 1 Adult and 2 children ranging in age of 6 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • If you are 14 yrs old to 17 yrs old with a companion that is also 14 yrs -17 yrs, they may attend without adult supervision with one $210 ticket.

    After registration we will reach out to confirm the number of attendees and their ages. 

    RECIPES COVERED: 

    • Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • Brownies - contains pecans, but can be removed.
    • Salted Caramel

    DATES:

    • Friday, August 9th | 9am-12pm | 1:30pm-4:30pm

    KIDS (6 + UP) - BAKE SHOP FAVOURITES | $210 PER STATION

    While the kids are off from school bring them to Atelier to learn some baking fundamentals and get them more comfortable in the kitchen. Bring your child to one of Duchess Atelier's most popular classes; Bake Shop Favourites. Your kids will learn to make raspberry white chocolate scones, key lime pies and florentines. They will learn how to scale a recipe using a kitchen scale as well as use a cook top to cook their Florentine caramel. 

    *Each $210 ticket can accommodate the following scenarios:

    • 1 Adult and 1 child ranging in age of 6 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • 1 Adult and 2 children ranging in age of 6 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • If you are 14 yrs old to 17 yrs old with a companion that is also 14 yrs to 17 yrs, they may attend without adult supervision with one $210 ticket.

    After registration we will reach out to confirm the number of attendees and their ages. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Raspberry white chocolate scones
    • Key lime pie
    • Florentines

    Dates:

    • Thursday, August 13th | 9am-12pm | 1:30pm-4:30pm

    MACARON GÂTEAU - DES MES RÊVES | $175

    Advance your macaron making skills with a Duchess Bakeshop classic, the macaron gâteau. Learn to make one of our most popular flavours "Des Mes Rêves", which translates to "of my dreams. This gâteau really is what dreams are made of, filled with bright passionfruit curd, creamy coconut buttercream, raspberry whipped ganache and fluffy coconut meringue. Impress all your friends and family with a beautiful dessert that not only looks beautiful but tastes delicious!

    *Previous experience making macarons is an asset but not required. To familiarize yourself with macaron we suggest enrolling in our Macaron basics class*

    Recipes covered: 

    • Italian Meringue Macaron shell
    • French Buttercream
    • Whipped Ganache
    • Fruit Curd
    • Coconut Meringue

    Dates & Times

    • Wednesday, August 21st | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, August 22nd | 6pm-9pm

     

    KIDS (10 + UP) - DUKE CAKE | $210

    While the kids are off from school bring them to Atelier to learn some baking fundamentals and get them more comfortable in the kitchen. 

    The decadent chocolate Duke Cake is one of our best-selling items at Duchess Bake Shop. This cake may look intimidating, but in this class we will take you though each recipe step-by-step while you bake & decorate your own perfect Duke Cake. This class is for the chocolate lover, we will finish the class off with a chocolate tasting of some of our favourite Valrohna chocolates and talk about how chocolate is made. 

    *Each $210 ticket can accommodate the following scenarios:

    • 1 Adult and 1 child ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • 1 Adult and 2 children ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
    • If you are 14 yrs old to 17 yrs old with a companion that is also 14 yrs to 17 yrs, they may attend without adult supervision with one $210 ticket.
    • Please use this time to spend undivided attention to your child within the correct age range. If children, including babies who are under 10 yrs old arrive for the class, you will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund. This is for the comfort and safety of your kids as well as others attending. 

    Prior to class, we will reach out to confirm the numbers and ages of those attending. 

    Dates:

    • Friday, August 23rd | 9am-12pm | 1:30pm-4:30pm

        SUMMER COOKIE BOX | $175

        Take your baking skills to the next level with our Summer Cookie Box class! This baking class will teach you how to create delicious summer-themed treats. Impress your friends and family at your next bbq or camping trip with a fresh set of recipes to suit everyone! 

        Recipes covered: 

        • Vanilla Bean Marshmallows
        • Homemade graham crackers
        • Maple Pecan White Chocolate Cookies
        • Raspberry Pistachio Financier

        Dates & Times: 

        • Monday, August 26th | 6pm-9pm
        • Tuesday, August 27th | 6pm-9pm

        KIDS (10 + UP) - DOUGHNUTS | $210

        While the kids are off from school bring them to Atelier to learn some baking fundamentals and get them more comfortable in the kitchen. 

        Ever wanted to learn to make fresh, warm doughnuts at home? But are nervous about everything involved? Let us walk you through, step-by-step everything from mixing, to proofing, to frying so you can feel comfortable making these classic pastries at home. 

        *IMPORTANT* This class uses hot oil. We will not be allowing the kids to place their doughnuts in the oil, this will be done by the adult they come with. It is up to the parents to determine if this class is a good suit for their child. The kids will still be able to roll and cut out their doughnuts, decorate, fill and of course eat their fresh doughnuts.  

        *Each $210 ticket can accommodate the following scenarios:

        • 1 Adult and 1 child ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
        • 1 Adult and 2 children ranging in age of 10 yrs old to 17 yrs old
        • If you are 14 yrs old to 17 yrs old with a companion that is also 14 yrs to 17 yrs, they may attend without adult supervision with one $210 ticket.
        • Please use this time to spend undivided attention to your child within the correct age range. If children, including babies who are under 10 yrs old arrive for the class, you will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund. This is for the comfort and safety of your kids as well as others attending. 

        Prior to class, we will reach out to confirm the numbers and ages of those attending. 

        Dates:

        • Wednesday, August 28th | 9am-12pm | 1:30pm-4:30pm

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