Modern and Traditional Viennoiserie

  • Time

    9:30  Arrival, registration and refreshments
    10:00  Course starts
    13:00 - 14:00  Lunch
    17:00  Course finishes

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Tutor

    Mickael Jahan

Learn how to make the finest viennoiserie and puff pastry, from classic products to modern creations, on this comprehensive five-day course, led by French master baker Mickael Jahan.

This intensive hands-on course has been developed for existing bakers, chefs, business start-ups and advanced home bakers, who are aiming to master the fundamentals of Viennoiserie, enriched dough and lamination. In addition, the course will explore new techniques and approaches reflecting current trends.

Over the days Mickael will share his extensive skills and knowledge developed during prestigious baking roles in both France and London, including at Maison Blanc and Paul’s Bakery.

Students will participate in each and every stage of the production process to create and to bake a range of products including:

Laminated dough (yeasted):

  • Croissants
  • Pains aux chocolat
  • Swirls
  • Savoury danishes
  • Cruffins
  • Almonds croissants
  • Hand lamination

Laminated Dough (non-yeasted):

  • Fine Design puff pastry
  • Apple turnover
  • Pithiviers (savoury)
  • Savoury canape
  • Galette de Rois


  • Pain au lait
  • Laminated brioche

Everything produced is available to take home, along with recipes and technical notes. The School of Artisan Food makes a conscious effort to reduce waste and packaging. Students are welcome to bring their own containers to transport their food home.

The School of Artisan Food is located in the heart of Sherwood Forest on The Welbeck Estate, Nottinghamshire, just a few minutes from the A1 and M1.

Refreshments will be available throughout each day, as well as buffet-style lunches prepared by our catering team. All ingredients, equipment and recipes will be provided.


Our £1645.00 price includes student-style shared, self-catered accommodation is available on the historic Welbeck Estate. The lodges sleep 2 – 3 people and rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis at booking. All within a short walking distance from The School of Artisan Food.

All bedding is provided, and a welcome will be available on arrival.

The process is simple, just book your place with accommodation and then email for further details and confirmation.

Alternatively, Welbeck Estate has a range of holiday lets a short distance from the School and there are several local B&Bs and hotels. Please refer to the Where to stay section on our website for more information.

With Accommodation - £1645.00

Without Accommodation - £1295.00

Check-in is available between 2 pm and 6 pm on the Sunday before your course starts. Please depart from the property before 11 am on the Saturday after your course ends.

Modern & Traditional Viennoiserie

09 Sep 2024 (5 Days) - Last few places available


Modern & Traditional Viennoiserie

09 Sep 2024 (5 Days) - Fewer than 8 places remaining