SCAFA Lahore's Pro-Pastry programme is a full-time pastry-only programme, for students seeking professional pastry skills and certification. The programme teaches comprehensive skills in the following areas: breads, pastry, amuse-bouche, baking, cakes, hot and cold desserts.

Key features of the programme are:

  • Pro-Pastry students work on their own and every student completes each session’s requirements by the end of the class.
  • The Pro-Pastry programme is a 450 hour programme that is dedicated to teaching baking.
  • SCAFA ensures a Teacher-Pupil Ratio of 1:6. Whenever there are more than 6 students in the class, the school will ensure the presence of a second teacher so that each student gets the individual attention necessary for a professional culinary programme.
  • The Pro-Pastry programme leads up to the IVQ Level-2 Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery. Students are also awarded SCAFA’s Pro-Pastry certificate.
  • Ingredients, equipment and supplies needed for each class are included in the course fee and provided to each student individually at the beginning of the class.

The programme is open to all students and will cover the following areas:

Week 1
  • Food Safety
  • Weights, measures, scaling and conversions
Week 1 & 2
  • Basic artisan and ethnic breads
Week 3
  • Practical baking techniques
Week 4
  • Pastry doughs, pies, sauces and fillings
Week 5
  • Cream, custards and icing
Week 6
  • Souffles and frozen desserts
Week 7 & 8
  • Specialty cakes, gateaux and torte
Week 9
  • Chocolate
Week 10
  • Sugar Work
Week 11
  • Amuse Bouche
Week 12 & 13
  • Plating and presentation styles
Programme fees cover:
  • All course and study material
  • Ingredients, tool and equipment
  • Uniforms
  • Lunch

Contact SCAFA Lahore at for more information on registration deadlines and payment options for the October 2016 and January 2017 intakes.

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Fee Structure

Programme fee Rs. 550,000

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