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Courses – Squires Kitchen International School of Cake Design, Sugarcraft, Baking, Chocolate and Patisserie

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April 2020

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Katie Lake
Award winning wedding cake designer.
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Thursday 2nd Apr

Modern Art Cake

Taking inspiration from abstract expressionist art, this stunning cake features splashes of coloured cocoa butter, white chocolate ganache, a wafer paper corsage and a papier mache effect to create a brilliant contemporary design. Join talented cake designer, Katie Lake, and learn her top tips for creating many special effects that you can incorporate into future designs.

£230.00
6 Places Left
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Helen Mansey
Much of Helen’s work is inspired by the clean lines and sharp sugarpasted edges of Australian cake design and these features are now part of her signature style along with hand-piping, a skill she learnt from Eddie Spence MBE.
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Saturday 4th Apr

Elegant Sharp-Edged Cake

Have you ever wanted to learn the secrets of how to achieve a sharp edged cake, without using royal icing? This fail-safe method will reveal everything you need for the confidence to create your own flawless sharp edged cake using sugarpaste at home, adding an elegant twist to any celebration cake.

£195.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Saturday 4th Apr (2 days)

Beginners Sugar Flowers - Roses, Sweet peas, Filler Flowers and Foliage

Delicate sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your burgeoning flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

£150.00
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Vicky Teather
After completing a BA (Hons) degree in Video Game Design, Vicky discovered the world of cake in 2011 and swapped computer graphics for sugar artistry. Her awards include, Cupcake Artist of the year 2016 and Best Magazine Cover 2017 at the Cake Masters awards as well as multiple awards at Squire's Kitchen Annual Exhibition, Cake International, Piece of Cake and the Cake and Bake show.
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Monday 6th Apr

Sugar Modelling: Easter Bunnies

Award-winning tutor and author Vicky Teather will teach you a whole host of essential modelling skills including hand modelling, texturing, dusting and moulding. Whether you’re new to sugar modelling or looking to step up your skills, you’ll love creating your very own Spring Bunnies scene.

£295.00
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Sarah Hunter
Sarah trained and worked as a Pastry Chef in California, before returning to England and setting up a bespoke cake business. Sarah creates a variety of cakes using both buttercream and sugarpaste finish. She has taught classes in the USA and UK, and has a passion for sharing her love of baking.
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Thursday 16th Apr (2 days)

Buttercream Flower Cascade Wedding Cake

In this two day course our buttercream expert, Sarah Hunter, will show you how to bake, stack and decorate a beautiful buttercream wedding cake.

£295.00
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Barry Johnson
Barry Johnson is a highly talented, classically trained pastry chef and chocolatier. He is reigning UK and Ireland World Chocolate Master and represented the UK at the World Chocolate Master in Paris in November 2018 where he finished 8th in the world. Barry trained as a pastry chef at The Connaught Hotel and Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons. Working at The Wolseley, Harrods, and as Head Pastry Chef at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel. Previously he was the Principal Chocolatier for renowned confectioners Rococo Chocolates. Barry’s keen attention to detail, innovative approach and natural teaching ability means he is in much demand across the world. He is devoted to sharing his skills with others, both the classical approach to patisserie and chocolate as well as innovative, modern techniques.
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Monday 20th Apr (2 days)

Chocolates and Truffles

Barry Johnson, UK Chocolate Master 2017, will take you through the intricate art of making delicious, professional-standard moulded chocolates and truffles.

£1,190.00
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Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa learnt her expansive royal icing skills from Eddie Spence MBE, going on to win gold for her Rene Lalique-inspired wedding cake at Salon Culinaire in 2014. With a relaxed style, Tessa loves to inspire others to work with the amazing medium of sugar.
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Monday 9th March   PLACES
Monday 27th July   PLACES
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Monday 27th Apr (6 days)

Foundation Sugarcraft Diploma

An important 6-day modular course introducing you to all the essential techniques to give you complete confidence in the principles of cake decoration and sugarcraft.

£135.00
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Vanessa Albury
Vanessa trained at Squires Kitchen, successfully completing a range of courses including the Professional Intensive Week under tuition from Paddi Clark.
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Monday 15th June   PLACES
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Thursday 30th Apr

Macarons Made Easy

Macarons feature in the chicest bakeries and pâtisseries all over the world, but can be very difficult to master. Join us to learn how to make these intricate delicacies in a variety of flavours and colours following the professional method.

May 2020

£195.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Wednesday 13th May

Sponge Cake Preparation, Buttercream and Sugarpaste

On this one day foundation diploma module you will learn how to prepare a sponge cake for covering with buttercream and sugarpaste for perfect results every time.

£155.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Thursday 14th May

Foundation Sugar Flowers

Gain the foundation knowledge to make both wired and hand-pulled sugar flowers. You'll cover the essential materials and tools, how to achieve realistic effects and how to assemble, arrange and attach to a cake.

£150.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Thursday 21st May

Perfect Pastries

Pastry can be tricky to master, so perfect your pastry skills with this fun and informative course. Whether you’re pursuing your hobby or starting up a business, Claire Fitzsimons will guide you through working with pastry to make a variety of delicious treats.

£150.00
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Vanessa Albury
Vanessa trained at Squires Kitchen, successfully completing a range of courses including the Professional Intensive Week under tuition from Paddi Clark.
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Monday 25th May   PLACES
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Monday 25th May

Perfect Sponges

Wouldn't we all like to make cakes like grandma did? Come along and see how to achieve the best results for delicious, classic cakes. Vanessa will take you through the stages of successful baking and you will take home a Squires Kitchen Certificate to illustrate your achievements.

£175.00
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Claire St Quinton
Claire St Quinton is a professional cake decorator, teacher and presenter who creates unique and realistic bespoke cakes. From whimsical novelty birthday cakes and realistic children's characters to jaw-dropping wedding cakes and intricate sugar flowers, her work is precise and elegant. She launched her business, Delicious Occasions, over six years ago and now supplies cakes to some of The South East’s most prestigious venues. A presenter on Cake Decorating TV, Claire loves to share her passion and expertise with those eager to learn the art of cake decorating both online and in the classroom.
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Wednesday 27th May

Birch Cake

Join talented cake designer and tutor, Claire St Quinton, for a fabulous one day class in which you will learn how create this very popular birch log design.

£295.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Friday 29th May (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Parrot Tulip, Moth Orchid, Muscari and Foliage

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create this springtime showstopper, complete with a Parrot tulip, moth orchid, muscari and foliage.

£230.00
8 Places Left
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Helen Mansey
Much of Helen’s work is inspired by the clean lines and sharp sugarpasted edges of Australian cake design and these features are now part of her signature style along with hand-piping, a skill she learnt from Eddie Spence MBE.
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Saturday 30th May

Elegant Sharp-Edged Cake

Have you ever wanted to learn the secrets of how to achieve a sharp edged cake, without using royal icing? This fail-safe method will reveal everything you need for the confidence to create your own flawless sharp edged cake using sugarpaste at home, adding an elegant twist to any celebration cake.

June 2020

£135.00
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Vanessa Albury
Vanessa trained at Squires Kitchen, successfully completing a range of courses including the Professional Intensive Week under tuition from Paddi Clark.
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Monday 15th June   PLACES
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Monday 15th Jun

Macarons Made Easy

Macarons feature in the chicest bakeries and pâtisseries all over the world, but can be very difficult to master. Join us to learn how to make these intricate delicacies in a variety of flavours and colours following the professional method.

£295.00
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Katie Lake
Award winning wedding cake designer.
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Tuesday 16th Jun (2 days)

Designer Wedding Cake: Modern Art Deco

Join Katie, an extremely talented wedding cake designer, for this fun two day class in which you will learn to create a stunning Art Deco inspired design. Katie will share her skills of painting with coloured cocoa butter and the use of wafer paper to create the wow factor every bride wants. You will also learn to prepare and use ganache to give sharp edges on a square cake, how to cover this in fondant and decorate a tiered cake in her signature contemporary style.

£155.00
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Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa learnt her expansive royal icing skills from Eddie Spence MBE, going on to win gold for her Rene Lalique-inspired wedding cake at Salon Culinaire in 2014. With a relaxed style, Tessa loves to inspire others to work with the amazing medium of sugar.
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Friday 19th Jun

Hand Piped Lace

Lace is a perennial favourite, particularly with brides. Join our royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse and learn how to create a unique and luxurious lace effect on your cakes by combing a number of different piping techniques.

£295.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Monday 29th Jun (2 days)

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Peony, Wild Anemone and Grape Vine

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level. Learn how to create open peonies and wild anemones, foliage and berries in a delicate colour palette.

July 2020

£125.00
8 Places Left
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Sarah Hunter
Sarah trained and worked as a Pastry Chef in California, before returning to England and setting up a bespoke cake business. Sarah creates a variety of cakes using both buttercream and sugarpaste finish. She has taught classes in the USA and UK, and has a passion for sharing her love of baking.
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Friday 3rd Jul

Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Summer Blooms

In this special Summer edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, we will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers including hydrangea, chrysanthemum, rose, succulents and cacti in vibrant reds, peach pinks, greens.

£155.00
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Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
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Friday 10th Jul

Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Gerbera

Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level. Learn how to create a singular Gerbera with a delicate colour palette.

£150.00
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Claire Fitzsimons
As a medal winner in the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition, Claire’s expertise makes her a first class tutor. Her patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques.
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Tuesday 14th Jul

Perfect Pastries

Pastry can be tricky to master, so perfect your pastry skills with this fun and informative course. Whether you’re pursuing your hobby or starting up a business, Claire Fitzsimons will guide you through working with pastry to make a variety of delicious treats.

£125.00
Places Available
ONLY DATE
Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa learnt her expansive royal icing skills from Eddie Spence MBE, going on to win gold for her Rene Lalique-inspired wedding cake at Salon Culinaire in 2014. With a relaxed style, Tessa loves to inspire others to work with the amazing medium of sugar.
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Friday 17th Jul

Perfect Piping and Pearls

Piping is an essential skill for all sugarcrafters to master. Join royal icing expert Tessa Whitehouse on this one day course to practice and perfect your piping. Over the course of the day you will experiment with the various patterns that can be created with a simple shell nozzle, learn how to drop even scallops around the side of a cake and achieve a perfectly rounded hand-piped pearl. You will leave with the confidence to create your own stunning designs and a Squires Kitchen certificate of achievement.

£150.00
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Vanessa Albury
Vanessa trained at Squires Kitchen, successfully completing a range of courses including the Professional Intensive Week under tuition from Paddi Clark.
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Monday 25th May   PLACES
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Saturday 25th Jul

Perfect Sponges

Wouldn't we all like to make cakes like grandma did? Come along and see how to achieve the best results for delicious, classic cakes. Vanessa will take you through the stages of successful baking and you will take home a Squires Kitchen Certificate to illustrate your achievements.

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