Master in Avant-Garde Pastry and Desserts in Restaurants

Come and study the most complete Master’s Degree in Pastry and Confectionery.

The world’s trend-setting restaurants require professionals who are up to the task of leading the sweet game. This Master’s Degree in pastry and confectionery prepares you to become the most complete pastry chef, with special emphasis on avant-garde techniques and trends in restaurant desserts. This Master in desserts will give you a global vision of the sweet world and will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to become a pastry chef of reference. With our Culinary Team, formed by pastry chefs, managers and entrepreneurs, related to the sweet world, you will be able to exploit your creative potential to configure a unique and distinctive sweet offer.

    May 2023

    3 months at Gasma

    On-site training

    Spanish. English support

    Internship: 3 months


    Castellón, Spain, Europe

    60 ECTS (credit system)

Who is this Postgraduate Course in Pastry and Confectionery for?

This Postgraduate Course in Pastry and Confectionery is aimed at those who wish to go further in their career. Here you can learn from the best in technique, avant-garde, innovation and trends in restaurant pastry and sweet cuisine.

The ideal student profile for the master’s degree in pastry making is that of a graduate in the field of gastronomy or pastry making. However, the admissions committee may accept applicants without a university degree who can demonstrate appropriate experience.

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Objectives of the Master’s Degree in Pastry

With this master’s degree in pastry, you will master the fundamentals of pastry and desserts. You will discover the current trends in the sector and you will learn more about the methods to innovate.

Content of the Master's Degree in Confectionery

It acquires structure and establishes the fundamental knowledge about raw materials, processes and food technology in the world of pastry making. We will deepen the knowledge of the product from its origin, classification and composition to understand it from the point of view of its subsequent transformation in culinary processes.
The functional properties of the different raw materials commonly used in the world of confectionery, pastry and dessert creation will be discussed, as well as the application of different techniques to influence their characteristics.

  • Product
  • Food technology

The study of the classic techniques that have served as the basis for the pastry we know today will be studied in depth, up to the most current avant-garde techniques, which will also be covered in detail.

  • Classic techniques
  • Dessert techniques
  • Masses
  • Chocolate

Discover the methods to innovate by applying the necessary creativity tools. Learn all the current trends in the sector to raise the level of your sweet proposal to the maximum.

  • Dessert creation
  • High quality bakery pastries
  • Pre-desserts
  • High confectionery

The Master’s thesis will allow you to put into practice all the knowledge acquired by presenting a personal gastronomic proposal, adapted to current market trends. This project is an exercise of integration of all the contents received.

In the gastronomic field, the practical aspect is of vital importance. In your internship, you will apply all your knowledge in a real work situation, which will enable you to enter the labor market.

You will develop your skills and experience professional practice, without forgetting that you will come into contact with companies related to your training, thus improving your insertion in the labor market and favoring your employability.

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Tuition and fees

The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places). The program, dates, prices and teachers are subject to change. Gasma reserves the right to cancel the program if it considers that the requirements for a successful program are not met.

What does the registration fee include?


In the following drop-down menu you can check the prices of the current open call and the next available calls.

May 2023


4,100 € 48 hours after confirmation of admission

First installment

1,900 € 30 days after the start of the master’s course

Second installment

1,900 € 60 days after the start of the master’s course


7,900 €

International Fee

650 € *International students only (optional)

The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places).

Admission and enrollment process

To apply for admission to the degree, the process indicated in the following chart must be followed.


If you are already know which program you want to study with us, enrolling is very easy: you must fill out the admission form that you find on this page.

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application and we will contact you via email/call/whatsapp to proceed to the next phase of the process: the interview with the Admissions Committee.


Within 24 hours of receiving your application, you will be scheduled for a personal interview* with a member of the Gasma faculty or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and to assess their knowledge of the industry and their aptitude for the program.

In this interview, we will provide you with all the documents you must provide to complete your application.


After the personal interview the Admissions Committee will evaluate your application.
Once your application has been evaluated, we will inform you of the result.


If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process has been completed.

In order to secure your place, it is necessary to formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the reservation has been paid, we will review with you again the necessary documentation for the management of your registration. Remember that, at this point, you should have sent us the following information: ID/Passport, Curriculum or Motivation Letter and Required academic documentation (if necessary).

* If you are unable to attend in person, the interview can also be conducted via Skype.

Career opportunities

The world of gastronomy has a markedly interdisciplinary character. There is a wide variety of activities linked to the gastronomic and culinary sector, developing different professional profiles. Among others:

Frequently Asked Questions

Gasma is located in Castellón de la Plana (Valencian Community), Spain. The nearest airport is Valencia international airport (70 km away). Our city is located 2 hours by train from Barcelona and a little less than 3 hours from the capital of Spain, Madrid.

Gasma – Gastronomic Campus
Avenida Enrique Gimeno, 67
12006 Castellón, España, EU
Tel: +34 964 217 649

Our international student body continues to grow. We have students of more than 75 nationalities. European students do not need a visa to study in Spain. On the other hand, non-European students must obtain the corresponding visa that includes the authorization to stay in the country.
Students from certain countries are exempt from obtaining a visa as long as their stay in Spain does not exceed three months.
The visa will be requested and issued at the Spanish Consular Offices abroad. Once in Spain, Gasma offers non-EU students the optional International Fee service: with it, they can apply for the foreign student card through the Immigration Office or the corresponding police station within one month of their arrival.

To make your stay easier and more comfortable during your studies, Gasma has agreements with various organizations to provide our students with nearby housing options. In advance of your arrival you will be able to choose and book your accommodation in an apartment, student residence, etc. Contact our admissions department to clarify any doubts regarding this issue.

All our masters and diplomas have a teaching staff composed of professionals with extensive experience and teaching skills.
The organizational structure of our programs is composed of an academic coordinator who is joined by other expert professors from the different training areas of each degree to complete the teaching panel.
Dependiendo del título, cada módulo de contenido cuenta con la participación de expertos conocedores del mismo: desde chefs, expertos en tecnología de los alimentos, nutricionistas, productores, expertos en negocios culinarios, gerentes, emprendedores, Pastry chefs, sumillers y expertos en sala…Todos ellos forman parte de nuestro Culinary Team y compartirán su visión sobre la gastronomía.

Yes. The Master’s Degree in Avant-Garde Pastry and Restaurant Desserts includes a three-month internship at the end of the course. This is where the best part of your training begins. We offer you the possibility of choosing your internship among the hundreds of agreements that Gasma has with restaurants, bakeries and gastronomic businesses throughout Spain and internationally. You will be able to do your internship in capitals such as Barcelona, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela, Lombardy (Italy), London, in countries such as Austria, Denmark, USA, Canada, etc. You should know that many students get jobs as a result of the internships they complete. It is a unique opportunity to create your own network of contacts in the sweet world.

Do you need help with the arrangements prior to your arrival in Spain as an international student? Don’t worry, our International Admissions Office has put together this package of exclusive services that will smooth the way for you. You’ll see how easy it is to settle into your new home!

This service, completely optional for international students, includes help in finding accommodation, assistance in the management of residence documents, free pick-up and first night’s accommodation upon arrival in Spain, tourist, leisure and cultural information to make the most of your stay, a transportation card for your first trips around the city and the processing of a prepaid SIM card that will allow you to talk and surf the Internet from the first moment you arrive.

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