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

7 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
Saturday 12th Oct 2019 Mark Tilling Fully Booked
Monday 18th Nov 2019 Mark Tilling Places remaining