25 September 2017:Prepare to indulge in several kinds of chocolates, cookies and cakes this 16 December Situated in a quiet part of Petaling Jaya, The Academy of Pastry Arts Malaysia is a premier school specialising in desserts and baked goods. Housing 15 professionally equipped kitchens, the academy plays host to some of the industry’s top chefs from all over the world, who share their knowledge with students in comprehensive hand-on sessions. Now for the very first time this 16 December, the Academy is opening their doors to the public, holding an exclusive festival which will feature plenty of world-class pastries for sale and intricate hand-crafted sugar and chocolate sculptures on display.
Welcome to the city’s very first Pastry Festival!
Exquisite glazed cakes are just some of the delights visitors will get to sample
The pastries are on a level with most fine-dining establishments
“Many of the pastries created at the school are competition-worthy and generally only served at fine-dining establishments,” said Founder and Academy of Pastry Arts Managing Director Chef Niklesh Sharma. “Our students are passionate, and cannot wait to showcase their learning to the public. There is so much skill in creating these edible works of art,” he added. Curious visitors can also sign up for trial classes, where they will be able to learn and perform a complete pastry recipe from start to finish. The festival will also feature Academy Alumni booths run by ex-students who have since gone on to launch their own successful businesses. They include Xiaoly Koh, owner of Xiao by Crustz, a French-inspired patisserie located in Section 17, PJ. The gallery was not found!