Introduction to French Entremets

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In an updated version of Mark's fantastic course, spend two days honing your dessert-making skills and discover the secrets for creating perfect Parisian gateaux which are sure to impress at any Summer Party!

Course tutor: Mark Tilling

Course date and times:
  • Monday 18th November: 10:00am to 4:00pm

A pastry chef at a selection of top hotels and UK Chocolate Master from 2006–2010, Mark Tilling will share his professional tips and tricks for creating impressive French entremets.

Things you will learn:

  • create the characteristic sponge, jelly, mousse and ganache
  • flavour and texture combinations
  • layer your entremets to perfection
  • glaze the gateau with a perfect mirror glaze 
  • use chocolate-spraying techniques on frozen mousse for a velvet appearance
  • discover a variety of different ways to decorate the finished cakes using chocolate transfer sheets, panels and moulds.


Mark's teaching style is fun and relaxed and you will go home with a range of recipes, a Squires Kitchen certificate and the confidence to make professional-standard entremets in your own kitchen.

Course Details

8 places left
1 day course
10:00am to 4:00pm
Prerequisite skills needed
Type: Project

Places required:

Other dates available

Skill Prerequisites:


All dates for this course
Date Tutor Availability
Thursday 8th Aug 2019 Mark Tilling Places remaining
Saturday 12th Oct 2019 Mark Tilling Places remaining
Monday 18th Nov 2019 Mark Tilling Places remaining