Courses with Claire Fitzsimons

Following 25 years working as a fulltime schoolteacher, Claire embarked on a career change and retrained as a chef, gaining a diploma in cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School in London. She subsequently attended several sugarcraft courses at Squires Kitchen’s International School and a three-year wired flowers and sugarcraft diploma course to Advanced Level at Brooklands College.

Claire is a member of the British Sugarcraft Guild and has received many private commissions for her work. She was a medal winner in the wedding cake category at the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition in 2011 and 2012. Claire’s patience and excellent teaching experience are ideal for students wishing to learn new sugarcraft techniques. Claire also works in the Squires Kitchen shop in Farnham as a demonstrator, where she specialises in making wired sugar flowers.

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October 2017

November 2017

  • Key Skills: Sugar Flowers

    Saturday 4th November to Sunday 5th November 2017 (2.0 days)

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    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.

    Price: £290.00

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December 2017

  • Key Skills: Christmas Cake

    Sunday 3rd December (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

    Foundation

    Suitable for Beginners



    Get ready for Christmas with this festive edition of our Key Skills: Celebration Cakes course! If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover celebration cakes to a professional finish with sugarpaste (fondant), this is an essential course for you. You will also learn how to create simple decorations and benefit from an introduction to a wide range of basic sugarcraft tools.

    Price: £150.00

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  • Sugarcraft with Children: Edible Christmas Tree Decorations

    Saturday 16th December (2.0 hours)

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Learn how to make your Christmas tree extra special this year with a range of delicious decorations.

    Price: £35.00

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  • Sugarcraft with Children: 3D Christmas Biscuits

    Saturday 16th December (2.0 hours) . 1 other dates available.

    Fun

    Suitable for Beginners



    Create your own edible Christmas extravaganza! This fun course will teach you and your child how to make impressive three-dimensional biscuits perfect for giving to friends and family as gifts.

    Price: £35.00

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