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PRACTICAL ONLINE COURSE

BIG BASIC PASTRY COURSE ONLINE

Master a demanded profession, create a compelling portfolio and gain comprehensive knowledge to start and develop your pastry business
4 MONTHS
Course duration
62 ONLINE LESSONS
with tutor's support

COURSE PROGRAM

Travel cakes
Module
1. Lemon Travel cake
2. Chocolate Travel cake
3. Carrot Travel cake
4. Pistachio Financier
5. Marble Travel cake

BONUS: Grand Marnier Travel cake
Cookies
Module
1. Madeleine cookies
2. Chess Cookies
3. Diamond Cookies with Vanilla and Orange
4. Viennese Sablés
5. Cookies with Mango and Passion fruit filling

BONUS: Vanilla Kipferl Cookies
Macarons
Module
1. Lime - Estragon Macaron with olive oil
2. Milk Chocolate - Salted Caramel - Raspberry Macaron
3. Pear - Dorblu Macaron
4. Hazelnut Macaron
5. Milk Chocolate - Passion Fruit - Blood Orange Macaron

BONUS: Salted Caramel Macaron
Chocolate pastries
Module
1. Caramel - Praline Molded Chocolates
2. Yuzu – Raspberry Molded Chocolates
3. Mango - Passion Fruit Chocolate Tablet
4. Lemon - Basil Enrobed Bonbons
5. Truffles with 3 types of coatings

BONUS: Exotic snickers candy
Eclairs
Module
1. Mango - Passion Fruit Gluten Free Eclair
2. Coffee Eclair
3. Raspberry - Coconut Eclair
4. Chocolate Eclair
5. Vanilla Eclair

BONUS: Caramel Eclair
Modern tartlets
Module
1. Camomile Tartlet
2. Matcha - Cherry Tartlet
3. Coffee - Praline Tartlet
4. Lemon Tartlet
5. Apple - Walnut Tartlet

BONUS: Сhocolate Island Tartlet
Modern cakes
and entremets
Module
1. Black Forest Cake
2. Chocolate Entremet
3. Strawberry Truffle Cake
4. Hazelnut Entremet
5. Pavlova Cake

BONUS: Exotic Cake
You need to reach a new professional level
You need foolproof recipes, practical skills and tutor's support to make every step right
You are convinced that you need to learn from the best representatives of the profession
You are looking for attractive products and reliable process flow charts for a confident start of the pastry business
You want to make complex pastries professionally
You trust recognized professionals and choose qualified training
You want to move to a new career level
You already have certain experience, but strive to improve your skills and master professional techniques
You want to set up your own business and attract customers
You want to get professional skills and knowledge that can be successfully applied in your business
THIS ONLINE BIG BASIC PASTRY COURSE IS FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO BREAK NEW PROFESSIONAL GROUND
HOW DOES KICA BASIC PASTRY COURSE DIFFER FROM SIMILAR ONLINE COURSES?
The aim of our Basic Course is to take you to a new professional level, so we have developed a program that embraces all the most popular pastries and techniques.

The course program also includes pastry theory, so you get theoretical knowledge that was developed by true experts in the field.
strawberry cake
The Basic Pastry Course is the best choice for confectioners who are thinking of opening their own business or increasing sales and enhancing the assortment in their own confectionery.

All pastries of the course program are professional.

The ingredients that are used to make them create interesting new flavors and textures, as well as contribute to prolonging the product freshness and shelf life.

The assortments of ready pastries from the Basic Course increase the profit and the authority of your pastry shop.

85% of our students have noted that the quality of the program was the decisive factor when choosing a course
75% of our students already own a business or are planning to set up their own business in the near future
cherry cake
delicious cupcake
The course consists of 62 high-quality video tutorials and 42 detailed artistic PDF recipes. All materials are stored on an easy-to-use learning platform.

You can access the lesson or rewatch it an unlimited number of times whenever you need and from any device connected to the Internet.
89% of students have said the course met or exceeded their expectations
WITH THIS COURSE YOU GET
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Having completed all the tasks you gain professional knowledge and skills and become a certified specialist.
Get the most of your practice. The tutor checks the assignments you have completed and gives feedback to each of them.

Practical tasks are supported by a theoretical base, which allows you to reach a new professional level.
You do not have to spend extra time and money for transport, accommodation and meals.

You work at a convenient time in your kitchen.

1-year access to online lessons will allow you to return to the nuances of recipes and techniques and improve your skills.
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Hundreds of hotels, restaurants, pastry shops, cruise ships are looking for highly qualified pastry chefs.

The KICA diploma along with the portfolio of your current and final project pastries is a reliable confirmation of your skills for an employer, as well as a confident start for your own pastry business.
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
MAXIMUM OF PRACTICE REINFORCED WITH THEORY
SIGNIFICANT TIME AND MONEY SAVINGS
BIG PASTRY DIPLOMA
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THE COURSE IS CREATED BY PROFESSIONAL CHEFS
We offer a program created by pastry chefs to enhance your skills. Learn professional techniques, enjoy inspiring recipes, hone your skills and build a successful pastry business.
Focus on business
Program quality
Results
Easy to learn
75% of our students already have or are planning to go into a Pastry Business
85% of our students say they have chosen this course because of the high quality program and teaching materials
89% of our students have reported that this course met or exceeded their expectations
95% of our students have noted that our courses are convenient and easy to complete
*Based on a survey among the students of the KICA Basic Pastry Course conducted in July 2020.
  • 6 types of cake dough
  • 3 types of glaze
  • 2 types of syrup
  • 2 types of cream
  • marmalade, gianduja, cream cheese cream, crumble for decoration
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • prepare a smooth, juicy and fluffy travel cake dough texture
  • make thin chocolate and sugar cake tops
  • decorate cakes with chocolate decors, marmalade and glazes so that they look delicious and elegant
  • 7 types of cookie dough
  • 2 types of cookie fillings: with praline and mango-passion fruit filling
  • chocolate for cookie decoration
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • make crispy, flavorful cookie dough
  • make stable cookie fillings
  • assemble cookies using 4 professional techniques
  • make a chocolate coating for cookies
  • 4 types of macaron dough
  • 5 types of ganache + 5 types of additional fillings for macarons
  • 2 types of caramel
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • prepare 4 types of well-balanced macaron dough
  • professionally pipe the macarons
  • bake macarons correctly
  • make macarons with stable double fillings
  • assemble and decorate ready products
  • 3 types of chocolate pastries: bars, molded chocolates and truffle
  • 5 types of ganache for chocolates filling
  • 4 types of crispy textures
  • 3 types of marmalade
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • temper chocolate
  • temper and color cocoa butter
  • make a thin body for chocolates and cover the filling
  • fill chocolates with fillings
  • decorate chocolate pastries with colored designs and different coatings
  • 3 types of dough for eclairs: classic, chocolate and gluten-free
  • 6 types of custard for filling
  • 7 types of coatings for eclairs, including 2 types of glaze containing <80% of fruit puree
  • crunchy layer, fruit confit and waffles for decoration
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • make smooth and silky dough
  • pipe identical and even eclairs
  • bake smooth and nice eclairs
  • fill the eclairs with cream and additional fillings
  • decorate the surface of ready eclairs with glazes and additional decor
  • 3 types of shortcrust base
  • 3 types of sponge
  • 6 types of ganache + 3 types of cream
  • fillings for tartlets: orange compote, mango-passion fruit coulis, cherry and lemon gels, praline with hazelnuts and coriander
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • form and bake fragrant and crunchy shortcrust tartlet shells, cover them with glossy coating
  • fill the tartlets with juicy baked and creamy textures
  • assemble tartlets with different textures
  • cover the pastries with velor, caramel sauce, Italian meringue and chocolate decor
  • 5 types of sponge
  • 3 types of mousse: chocolate, coconut and hazelnut
  • 2 types of coulies
  • 4 types of cream fillings
  • 4 types of coatings: 2 velours, 2 glazes
  • 4 types of crispy layer
MAKE:
LEARN TO:
  • prepare stable cakes with amazing look and taste
  • make classic cake creams and mousses
  • professionally assemble intricate cakes and pastries
  • decorate pastries in an exquisite and sophisticated way
*Based on a survey among the students of the KICA Basic Pastry Course conducted in July 2020.
We are 100% responsible for the quality of each of our recipes:

The recipes of the course are well-balanced, tasty and based on popular flavor combinations that you and your customers will definitely like.

You receive feedback from a professional pastry chef to each of your submitted tasks.

At the end of the course under the supervision of the chef you will create your own professional pastry portfolio.
Why choose the Big Basic Pastry Course Online?
The course consists of the recipes - formulas which you can rely on in the process of making both course pastries and your original ones.

The recipes - formulas are foolproof professional recipes used by the best French chefs.

These recipes can be changed for the sake of having different flavors, but their base remains the same.

Using the structure that was adjusted at the beginning, you can add new flavors to such a recipe according to your needs.
The lessons are accompanied by PASTRY THEORY.
These materials are unique as there are very few reliable sources of knowledge in the pastry business.


In the course video tutorials the Chef explains each process in detail.

Basic recipes are grouped into separate video tutorials.
Follow links to find list of tools and list of ingredients.
COURSE MATERIALS
COURSE MATERIALS
42 detailed PDF - recipes that will stay with you forever
Personal account on KICA learning platform
Tutor's support and feedback
62 video tutorials
Tasks checking
A list of tools and list of ingredients is available on the links
Final project
Every Monday during 17 weeks you get access to the Weekly Task: a detailed recipe and video tutorials.
Every Sunday or earlier you send a completed Weekly Task to the tutor: photos of the prepared pastries, their general view and cut. The photos should be of a good quality and not on a black background.
Within 3-4 working days the tutor gives feedback to each of your tasks. For the Basic package - Pass / Not pass. The owners of Advanced and Professional packages receive detailed feedback on each pastry.
TASK DELIVERY
SUBMISSION OF THE TASKS
FEEDBACK FROM TUTOR
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One month before the end of the course you will receive the examination task from the tutor which must be completed successfully and on time
One month before the end of the course you start preparing an individual examination project:
1) you send your project to the tutor according to the sample received
2) agree on the project with the tutor, if you wish, meet him on Skype
3) make the project agreed with the tutor within the specified time frame
In case of successful completion of all tasks of the course, the owners of the 'Basic' package receive a certificate. The owners of the 'Advanced' and 'Professional' packages receive the Diploma of Successful Completion of the Big Basic Pastry Course Online.
RECEIVING OF THE EXAM TASK FOR THE ADVANCED PACKAGE
PREPARATION OF THE EXAM PROJECT FOR THE PROFESSIONAL PACKAGE
DELIVERY OF FINAL PROJECT
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HOW DOES THE LEARNING GO?
The course involves 17 weeks of exciting work and productive communication with the tutor and other students on the KICA learning platform
THE FLOW OF LEARNING
EXAM TASK

ABOUT KICA ACADEMY

Kyiv International Culinary Academy was founded in 2013 by pastry chef Tetyana Verbytska with the support of the best pastry schools of France. The KICA Academy is now known worldwide for its high quality teaching materials and course organization.

At our courses we welcome both professionals and passionate amateurs.
Currently, the KICA Academy is one of the most attractive sites for learning pastry art in terms of price-quality ratio.

As has been said, the KICA Academy hosts master classes by the best pastry chefs. They all have high international and French awards and recognition.

Long-term classes are taught by Tetyana Verbytska, pastry chef, mentor and founder of the KICA Academy, and Alexander Trofimenkov, brand chef of the KICA Academy.
One of the most exciting learning opportunities offered by the KICA Academy are live and recorded masterclasses from the best pastry chefs.

This way of learning allows students to gain a high level of knowledge at a very affordable price.
KICA ACADEMY
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KICA ACADEMY chef
The founder of the KICA Academy Tetyana Verbytska about the Big Basic Pastry Course
Brand Chef and tutor of the International Culinary Academy KICA
From the very beginning, the chef sets the standards of work, that at the end of the lesson help the students to come out with graceful pastries that can be used to decorate the showcases of the most demanding pastry houses.

Alexander was educated at ENSP - National Superior School of Pastry in France.

He worked as a pastry chef at the factory of the best confectionery in Kyiv "Honey", taught at the Culinary Academy of Hector Jimenez Bravo, opened and supervised the production of luxury confectionery products in Dubai.

Rich teaching and industry experience gives Alexander Trofimenkov the opportunity to share with the audience the theory and practice on a par with the most eminent pastry chefs.
ALEXANDER TROFIMENKOV
YOUR TUTOR — ALEXANDER TROFIMENKOV
Academy KICA
ALEXANDER TROFIMENKOV with students
COURSE AUTHOR —
ALEKSANDR TROFIMENKOV
Meet a chef who will take you to a new level of knowledge and skills in the pastry field!
More than 500 students from 35 countries have successfully completed our Basic Pastry Course!
reviews from different countries
Thank you for perfect taste balanced pastries!
Аrtur Popravkin
What a fantastic taste! I'm loving all of this pastries! Thank you!
Mauricio Mori
eclairs turn out very delicious, recently coffee flavor is my favorite :)
Adriana Lal
The most exotic chocolate Eclaire recipe of all!
I loved it so much. Thank you so much, chef!
Sahar Jahanikia
Loving the module "Tart and Tartlets" - Thanks!!
Andrea Wilson
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