Are you interested in becoming a pastry chef? Do you have a passion for desserts and creativity? If you are on the fence about this up and coming career, sign up for a Wilton cake decorating class at Michaels. Michaels has over 25 stores in New Jersey. Besides the classes they offer, this fabulous store has products that range from art supplies to home decorating, scrapbooking, yarn work, and my favorite, baking supplies. You can easily spend an entire day in this store but for the purpose of this article I will embellish on the wonderful classes they offer to enhance your creative pastry skills!
When my first thought of going to pastry school entered my mind, I was unsure if I had the creative niche that is needed to be successful in the career. I knew I loved to bake, but would I be able to create flawless wedding cakes, design artistic fondant flowers, or frost topsy-turvy tiered cakes as smooth as velvet? I’ll admit, I had some doubts. So I decided to take a beginners cake decorating class at Michaels. There, my confidence level increased as I learned different pastry skills. I was amazed at how high my skill level grew from just a few short weeks in the class.
Wilton has been offering their cake decorating classes for over 35 years, and use careful selection in choosing their pastry instructors. This step is no walk in the park! The teachers must go through a rigorous background check with several interviews and hands-on classes before becoming a certified Wilton instructor. For that reason alone you know you are getting the best help in the class. The classes are small, and the instructors take the time to work one on one with you. They recognize your strengths and focus on your weaknesses as you push yourself harder to achieve your baking success.
The Wilton classes range from Decorating Basics, Flowers and Cake Designs, and Gum Paste and Fondant. You will first learn step by step how to ice, color, and decorate cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. Your skills will then progress as you learn how to pipe different borders and basket weave designs. By the end of the classes you will be skilled enough to work with fondant and gum paste as you decorate tiered cakes with beautiful flowers and bow designs. You will feel a great sense of accomplishment from your pastry success as well as the certificate you receive for completing the course.
Ready to engage your creativity in a cake decorating class? Check out http://www.michaels.com to learn more. Discover how fun and easy it is to bake like a professional! Wow your guests with your exquisite desserts and they will be talking about them for years to come. And only we will know of our little NJ secret called Michaels!