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Open Kitchen | Pastry Series | Short & Flaky Pastries

Welcome to our “Short and Flaky” cooking class, a culinary journey dedicated to mastering the art of flaky pastry and shortcrust creations. Designed for both the enthusiastic beginner and the more experienced baker looking to refine their skills, this class will guide you through the techniques and secrets of making perfect pastry every time.

In this class, you’ll learn a variety of methods for blending, rolling, and baking your way to perfectly textured dishes, from savoury delights to sweet treats. The magic of pastry lies in its versatility, and our carefully selected recipes will showcase just how much you can achieve with a few key techniques under your belt.

Throughout the class, you’ll receive hands-on instruction and tips on how to handle pastry to ensure flakiness, how to blind bake crusts to perfection, and how to balance flavours for both sweet and savoury dishes. Whether you’re looking to impress your guests at your next gathering or simply want to indulge in the pleasure of baking, this class will provide you with a solid foundation to explore a world of pastry possibilities.

Suggested recipes:
• Tourtiere with Red Pepper Relish
• Quiche
• Lavender Shortbread
• Chocolate Tart

Instructor: Eli Silverthorne
Class Time: 6–9pm
Location: SCS Kitchens, 136 Ontario Street, Stratford ON N5A 7Y4

1. Classes are for participants 16 years and older.
2. Class participants are required to wear closed toed shoes.
3. Class participants will be provided with an apron and all necessary tools and equipment.
4. Menus, recipes and instructors are subject to change as required.

Cost: $75 per ticket

Purchase tickets here!

Photo: Terry Manzo


Jul 30 2024


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Stratford Chefs School - Kitchens & Dining Room


Stratford Chefs School