O que eu aprenderei?

Acquire the techniques that make French pastries famous around the world. Experience the special connection between food and life in France. Embrace the patisserie experiences and courses in French art and culture that will deepen your understanding of this great tradition. The Advanced French patisserie – postgraduate program delivers this and more.

Through this program, you will:

  • Experience hands-on learning in both Canada and France with the pre-eminent French chef professors in the country.
  • Build your knowledge of French pastry and culinary traditions and embrace emerging trends in French pastry.
  • Benefit from our exclusive Canadian partnership with ENSP, the world-famous Ducasse school; Ecole National Superieure de la Patisserie, near Le Puy en Velay and Lyon, France, which is one of France’s finest pastry chef schools.
  • Experience the vineyards, cheese producers and local markets of France as your open-air classroom.
  • Study in some of the best patisserie, bakery, restaurants and hotels, where you will get attention, training and an inspiring experience.

After your experiences in France, demonstrate what you’ve learned through events, placements and showcasing your newly acquired skills back at George Brown College. Our faculty already have a reputation for excellence among French patisserie in Toronto and beyond and this program and its unique opportunities will make you a sought-after employee when you graduate. “A bientot!”


Benefit from our partnership with Ecole National Superieure de la Patisserie (ENSP) for an externship in France! George Brown works with employers and industry partners to identify potential work experience opportunities. Students are also strongly encouraged to pursue self-directed industry work experience opportunities they believe would provide the learning experiences they value and meet the learning outcomes of the program. This valuable work experience can, in turn, be added to your resume.

In addition to more formal on-the-job work experience, George Brown College endeavours to provide learning opportunities with real-world challenges and clients. Find out more about field education at the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts.


The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Apply techniques such as reconstituting, revising, laminating and assembling to traditional French pastry and baking, using emerging trends in the French patisserie.

Converse in basic French and use correct terminology within a food service operation.

Identify the holistic practices in French gastronomy through field education and/or gastronomic theory.

Prepare French pastries and baked goods within Canadian and EU Health, Safety and Nutrition regulations, standards, guidelines, and processes.

Develop a unique baking, pastry or confectionary product and manage the commercialization and marketing of that product.

Manage the production, sales and business aspects of a personally created line of French pastries and baked goods.

Work collaboratively as part of a culinary team, and conduct oneself in a professional manner.


A knowledge of French patisserie techniques opens up an abundance of opportunities in Toronto, and around the world. All these options mean you’ll have a dynamic and varied career. This program prepares students for a global workplace and offers a unique pathway for international education and work experience.

After students complete their studies and placements in France they will return to Canada with much stronger skills, a richer understanding of local and sustainable ways of working, and the international experience much sought after by industry.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 semestres)

CAD$21.900,00 (R$ 89.571) por ano
CAN $7,300 per semester

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Data de início

Esperado Maio 2022


St. James Campus

200 King Street East,


Ontario (ON),

M5A 3W8, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Typically require a minimum of a college diploma, university degree or equivalent. Additional requirements may be required. George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program - Level 9 ; IELTS (Academic) - 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band; TOEFL - 88 (online) minimum 22 in each skill band; MELAB - 85; PTE (Academic) - 60, overall minimum 55 in each skill band; CAEL - 70 overall (writing 60); 176 or more (with no individual skill below 169), George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only): George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only)

Para estudantes internacionais

  • Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Baking, Pastry Arts or Culinary Management


  • One-year Certificate in Baking, Pastry Arts, Patisserie Apprenticeship AND a minimum one-year of relevant work experience (resume required)


  • A Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field AND a minimum of one-year full-time relevant work experience (resume and references required)

Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency.

  • George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program - Level 9
  • IELTS (Academic) - 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band
  • TOEFL - 88 (online) minimum 22 in each skill band
  • MELAB – 85
  • PTE (Academic) - 60, overall minimum; 55 in each skill band
  • CAEL - 70 overall (writing 60)
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency) - 176 or more (with no individual skill below 169)

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