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Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver

818 Renfrew St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 4B6, Canada
+1 604-569-1680
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My experience with the chef instructor

Chef Marco is very knowledgeable about pastries; however, he needs to improve his manner and... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Kathy943
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Excellent learning experience

I took the introductory pastry training 1 and enjoyed every minute of it. You definitely get your... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2016
Rickkami
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Vancouver, Canada
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818 Renfrew St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 4B6, Canada
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Chef Marco is very knowledgeable about pastries; however, he needs to improve his manner and attitude. I took the German baking course with him and really enjoyed it. However, he was a bit strict and serious. For me, this course was a recreation course, but...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

I took the introductory pastry training 1 and enjoyed every minute of it. You definitely get your money's worth, knowledgeable instruction in a comfortable atmosphere. I will be back.

4  Thank Rickkami
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

I took the Professional Chocolate Diploma program during the winter 2015 session. Overall this is an excellent program. It exceeded my expectations and I recommend it. To start out with the instructor and owner of the school Marco Ropke is not only highly experienced and...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

I wasn't going to write about my experience at Pasyry Training Centre of Vancouver. But many friends of mine suggested to do so, well, here it is. The school programs were unbelievable. Very knowledgeable teacher, great recipe, high quality ingredients to play with, and we...More

1  Thank Pattiekay
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the two day eight hour introductory bread making course. Much information was imparted about technique, ingredients and equipment. It was well organized regarding both space and time. Ingredients were provided pre-measured, such that time was not wasted having students measure the ingredients...More

Thank Georgina P
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Mickey N, Director of Marketing at Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2015

hello Georgina, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your course and thank you for your observations concerning the pace in class. While we do offer time for questions and 'talking cake' we believe we are offering you the...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I wrote a review of this school after taking a couple of the classes. I have now completed every course and class the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver has to offer. I started by wanting to take only the introductory bread class as I had...More

7  Thank Robert V
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Mickey N, Director of Marketing at Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2015

Dear Robert, Thank you very much! Not only for your kind words but for your comprehensive description of how we at the Pastry Training Centre conduct our courses. It is very helpful for other people to read what they can expect and how your experience...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

My mom got me a gift certificate for Christmas and I finally booked it and it was fantastic. Very informative while being entertaining and quick paced. Excellent instruction. Easy location, lots of parking. This would be a great day to spend with a friend learning...More

4  Thank Lesa L
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Mickey N, director of marketing at Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2015

Dear Lesa, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we are happy to hear you had such a great time. You are always welcome to join us again, perhaps with your mom or a couple of friends! Thanks, Mickey

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

I just took the Fundamentals course with Chef Marco this past week. I call myself a "Chef Wannabe" and have taken many cooking/baking courses throughout the years. Chef Marco is an excellent instructor. He combines a balance of humour, technical information, experience and fun to...More

3  Thank Karin N
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

I am taking all of the pastry classes and it is the best place to learn. Chef Marco runs this class like a pastry kitchen not like mommy's house. His classes are informative and very interactive. I find he encourages questions on whatever subject we...More

4  Thank kjmarchuk
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

Finished a thoroughly enjoyable course yesterday where we each built a small English Fruit Cake topped with a pastillage chapel. I was happy to learn a few new techniques that will be very useful in future cake projects. The class size was small which made...More

3  Thank Annamarie D
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