Technique in Sweet Cuisine Diploma

Study pastry techniques

This diploma offers an almost exclusive practical training. Classic and avant-garde techniques applied to desserts and sweet preparations. For this reason, 90% of the hours of the diploma are dedicated to practical training. Classical techniques and the most avant-garde creation techniques are studied; the objective is to master the treatment of the raw material, from the pre-elaboration to the completion of a dish.


October 2022
2.500 €
Spanish
On-site
19 ECTS
10 places available
Castellón, Spain

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Diplomas are the best alternative to receive top-quality training in a specific field of the gastronomic world. Expand your knowledge and improve your skills through a fundamentally practical methodology. An intensive program where a team made up of the best professionals offer participatory practical training so that you can obtain the necessary tools to give your professional career a boost.

  • Professional experience in restaurants, workshops, etc.
  • Entrepreneurs in their own businesses or professionals who work in the field of gastronomy, confectionery, pastry, the food industry, collective catering and leisure.
  • Middle or higher degrees, technical studies or diplomas in gastronomy and/or confectionery.
  • Other unregulated studies in gastronomy and/or confectionery and pastry

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

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Gasma is amazing. It has surprised me a lot, from the level of the students, to the level of the courses.

Laura Vervoort. Guest Pastry Teacher

1

Gasma opens the doors to the best professionals. It is an honor for me to be here.

Toni Vera. Guest Pastry Teacher

1

There is a great team and great work at Gasma.

Hans Ovando. Guest Chef Teacher

1

People have to know Gasma because the place has essence, charm and history.

Ricardo Acquista. Guest Chef

What do they say about our gastronomy faculty?

1

Gasma is amazing. It has surprised me a lot, from the level of the students, to the level of the courses.

Laura Vervoort. Guest Pastry Teacher

1

Gasma opens the doors to the best professionals. It is an honor for me to be here.

Toni Vera. Guest Pastry Teacher

1

There is a great team and great work at Gasma.

Hans Ovando. Guest Chef Teacher

1

People have to know Gasma because the place has essence, charm and history.

Ricardo Acquista. Guest Chef

Diploma's Objectives

With this diploma you will delve into the techniques applied to the sweet world. You will discover from the hand of the most specialized teachers the treatment of raw materials, the handling techniques and the most current techniques to be able to develop your sweet concept within any gastronomic business.
  • Know the classic techniques of bakery confectionery that lay the foundations to build a creative concept in the sweet world.
  • Learn the techniques of elaboration of the fermented dough in the sweet world.
  • Discover the world of miniature confectionery in all its aspects and formats.
  • Apply the knowledge acquired in the world of baking to the gastronomic offer.
  • Master the most innovative techniques to develop your creative potential, being able to configure an original sweet gastronomic offer.

Content of the Diploma

Bases of elaboration

There is no doubt that the origin of restaurant confectionery lies in the deep knowledge of the raw material and ingredients in pastry.

We will get to know the families of raw materials, understanding the nutritional part of food, its physical-chemical reactions and its organoleptic qualities.

You will learn to classify foods to know what culinary treatment we should apply to each one.

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Pastry Dough & Bread Making

Brioche, panettone, kougloff… Whipped dough, puff pastry, these are some of the most classic representations of dough. There is no doubt that the demand in this sector is increasing and both the knowledge of the raw materials and the technification of the process are responsible for the result.

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Techniques and Formulation

The new pastry elaborations in restaurants go through mastering not only the necessary techniques but also having good formulation bases in both pastry and ice cream making.

We will discover among many other things how to make mousses, gels, dehydrated and decorations with sugar.

Technological ingredients will also be treated, such as liquid nitrogen and the use of the siphon.

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+100

Internship Agreements

+300

Trained Students

26.500

m2 Facilities

+200

Professionals in our Culinary Team

Admission and fees

The period for submitting applications will remain open until the capacity of the training is completed (limited places). The training programs have several starting calls per academic year. The admission process to the first call closes when the enrollment places are exhausted, at which point the admission process for the next call begins. 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 it to be held successfully are not met.

What does the fee include?

  • Access to personal locker.
  • Access to Gasma library.
  • Attendance to master classes, conferences and extracurricular seminars scheduled for our students.
  • All food products used in class are included in the fees.
  • * The student will be responsible for the acquisition of the following mandatory uniform: 1 jacket, 1 black pants, 1 kitchen hat, 1 apron.

Calls

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

October 2022

Registration fee

150 € Refundable in case of not being admitted

Place reservation

2.350 € When confirming admission

TOTAL

2.500 €

International Fee

600 € *International students only (optional)

The deadline for submitting applications will remain open until the capacity of the course is completed (limited places)

April 2023

Registration fee

150 € Refundable in case of not being admitted

Place reservation

2.350 € When confirming admission

TOTAL

2.500 €

International Fee

600 € *International students only (optional)

The deadline for submitting applications will remain open until the capacity of the course is completed (limited places)

Admission process

To apply for admission, please follow the process indicated in the following graphic.
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1. ADMISSION APPLICATION

Signing up is easy: you must fill out the admission form. Then we will contact you by email so that you can complete the last step: pay your registration fee. Don't worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund the fee.

2. INTERVIEW

Within 24 hours of receiving your application, we will convene you for a personal interview * with a member of Gasma's teaching or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and assess their knowledge in the sector and their aptitudes for the program.

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

3. EVALUATION

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

4. RESERVATION

If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process is over.

To ensure your place it is necessary that you formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the registration fee has been paid, remember that you must send the following information at profesionales@gasma.es
ID / Passport, Curriculum, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.

Slide

1. ADMISSION APPLICATION

Signing up is easy: you must fill out the admission form. Then we will contact you by email so that you can complete the last step: pay your registration fee. Don't worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund the fee.

Slide

2. INTERVIEW

Within 24 hours of receiving your application, we will convene you for a personal interview * with a member of Gasma's teaching or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and assess their knowledge in the sector and their aptitudes for the program.

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

Slide

3. EVALUATION

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

Slide

4. RESERVATION

If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process is over.

To ensure your place it is necessary that you formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the registration fee has been paid, remember that you must send the following information at profesionales@gasma.es
ID / Passport, Curriculum, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.

* In case of not being able to attend in person, the interview can also be done via Skype.

Career opportunities

The world of gastronomy has a marked interdisciplinary character. There is a great variety of activities related to the gastronomic and culinary sector developing different professional profiles. Among others:
  • Pastry chef

  • Head of pastry partie in hotels and restaurants

  • Gastronomic consultancy

  • Director of events and gastronomic activities

  • Teaching professor in gastronomic area

Frequently asked questions
In which language are the training sessions?
At the moment, master's programs and diplomas are taught only in Spanish. For the correct follow-up of the classes, a B2 level of Spanish is necessary. If Spanish isn't your first language, you'll be required to take a language test or certify your level.
Where is Gasma located?
Valencia International Airport (70 km). Our city is 2 hours by train from Barcelona and just under 3 hours from the capital of Spain, Madrid.

Gasma – Gastronomic Campus
Avenida Enrique Gimeno, 67
12006 Castellón, Spain, EU
Phone: +34 964 217 649
What is the international fee?
Do you need help with the procedures prior to your arrival in Spain as an international student? Don't worry, our International Admissions Office has set up this package of exclusive services that will pave the way for you. You'll see how easy it is to settle in your new home!

This service, totally optional for international students, includes help in finding accommodation, assistance in managing residence documentation, collection and free first night of accommodation upon arrival in Spain, tourist information, leisure and culture so you can make the most of your stay, a transport 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.
Does this Diploma have internships?
No. The Technique in Sweet Cuisine Diploma does not contemplate external internships since it is an intensive course totally face-to-face and of continuous evaluation. The methodology of our programs is participatory practice. This approach is what makes us unique: we move away from purely demonstrative classes and invite students to step forward and participate in them: cooking alongside the best, learning models of success from the experience of the best professionals . You don't just observe, you learn by doing.
Who will be the teachers?
All our master's degrees and diplomas have a teaching staff made up of professionals with extensive experience and pedagogical capacity.
The organizational structure of our programs is made up of an academic coordinator who is joined by other expert professors from the different training areas of each degree to complete the teaching panel.
Depending on the title, each content module has the participation of knowledgeable experts: from chefs, food technology experts, nutritionists, producers, culinary business experts, managers, entrepreneurs, pastry chefs, sommeliers and dining room experts... All of them are part of our Culinary Team and will share their vision of gastronomy.
Does Gasma also offer accommodation?
To make your stay during your studies easier and more comfortable, Gasma maintains agreements with different organizations so that our students have nearby accommodation possibilities. Before your arrival you can choose and book your accommodation in an apartment, student residence, etc. Contact our admissions department to clarify any doubts regarding this topic.
I am an international student. What do I have to do?
Our international student body continues to grow. We have students from more than 75 nationalities. European students do not need a visa to come to study in Spain. On the other hand, non-European students must obtain the corresponding visa that includes authorization to stay in the country.
Students from certain countries are exempt from obtaining a visa as long as the 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 a month of their arrival.

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