Author Archives: Heather Longpre

About Heather Longpre

Chef Heather Longpré is a graduate of the French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College in Chicago, Ill. She studied sugar art with Nicholas Lodge, Mike McCarey, Scott Green, Sebastien Canonne M.O.F., Jacquy Pfeiffer, among other very accomplished Chef-Artists. She is also a Professional Chocolatier having graduated from Ecole Chocolat in Vancouver, Canada. Heather loves to use her skills as a sugar artist to create fun and fantastic cakes and edible art that showcase chocolate, gumpaste, pastillage, fondant, poured, pulled and blown sugar sculpture. In addition to being a chef, Heather teaches baking, chocolate making, sugar art and cake decorating classes.

Always wanted to attend pastry school but just didn’t have the time? We can help. We offer private baking classes scheduled at your convenience. Weekdays, evenings, weekends …whatever works with your busy schedule.

Our part-time pastry school lessons include fun classes such as baking and frying donuts.

Learn to bake and fry your own donuts.

We teach the classics but also some fun recipes such as donuts .. baked and fried varieties.

Donut making classes and other baked goods.

Learn to make your own donuts at home. Our private baking classes include yeasted doughs and baked classics.

Please contact us for more details. We’d love to get you started on the road to baking whatever your heart desires. Yes, we customize lessons so that you learn exactly what you set out to learn.

We offer baking and cake decorating classes specifically designed for children. Students learn the fundamentals of baking and also about the ingredients they are using. The science of baking is explained in terms children can grasp and use in all of their future baking projects. Students take home everything they make in class …. a win for the family!

Looking for a special experience for Valentine’s Day? We offer baking, chocolate, sugar art and cake decorating events. Bring your sweetie, bring your friends, come alone. Whatever you make in class you take home. There’s always plenty to enjoy yourself and to give as gifts.

We also offer custom gift boxes of chocolates, truffles and baked goods. Make this Valentine’s Day extra special. We offer Gift Certificates.

This cake is packed with dried fruits and nuts, although we do make a version without nuts upon request. The cake is made weeks in advance and bathed regularly in either rum, brandy or apple cider. We sell it with your choice of sauces: buttered rum, brandy or vanilla cream.

If you would like to learn to make your own, we also offer baking lessons where we will teach you all you need to know to make these beauties at home. This cake is perfect for the holidays.