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French Baking Boot Camp with Baker Bettie (4-Day Class)

July 27 @ 2:00 pm 6:00 pm

$775.00 – $875.00

NOTE: Early bird pricing ends June 7th, 2023!

Join head chef instructor Kristin “Baker Bettie” Hoffman for this 4-day intensive on French baking!

Classes will be held on these dates and times:

  • Day 1: Thursday, July 27th (2:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
  • Day 2: Friday, July 28th (2:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
  • Day 3: Saturday, July 29th (9:30 AM – 1:30 PM)
  • Day 4: Sunday, July 30th (9:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

This intensive will dive deep into classic French baking techniques while making the most beloved French pastries.

This intensive will be capped at 12 students. We put a huge emphasis on individual hands-on time and each student will leave this series with a good understanding of a wide variety of French baking techniques.

Refreshments and snacks will be served each day and all students will leave with the baked goods they prepared in class. Each student will also receive an in-depth recipe workbook of everything covered in this intensive.

Day 1:

  • French Macarons
  • Pastry Cream
  • Chocolate Ganache

Day 2:

  • Choux Pastry
  • Choux au Craquelin
  • Eclairs au Chocolat

Day 3:

  • Brioche
  • Baguettes
  • Pain de Epi

Day 4:

  • Classic Croissants
  • Pain au Chocolat
  • Kouign-Amann


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Early Bird French Baking Boot Camp Ticket
Early bird pricing through 6/7
$ 775.00
French Baking Boot Camp Regular Ticket
$ 875.00

Frequently Asked Questions


Bettie’s Chicago is located in the River North neighborhood of downtown Chicago at 853 N Larrabee Street. This is right near the Larrabee and Chicago intersection. If you are taking public transit we are a 3-minute walk from the 66 Bus stop on Chicago Ave. We are also about a 10-minute walk from the Chicago Ave Brown Line stop.

Where do I park?

There is metered parking available all along Larrabee street in front of our space. It is typically very easy to find a spot, however there is also a parking garage located at 811 N Larrabee if needed. 

How much baking skill do I need for class?

Unless otherwise stated in the class description, all of our classes are designed to accommodate every baking skill level. Even if you have never picked up a whisk, you are welcome to come and learn! 

Is there an age requirement?

Most of our classes are appropriate for 16+. We do occasionally host classes geared towards younger students and this will be noted in the class title and description. Some of our classes are 21+ as they are BYOB and/or complimentary alcohol is served. This will be clearly stated in the class notes. 

What is your cancellation policy?

All tickets are final sale, non-refundable, and non-transferable to another date. If something comes up and you’re unable to attend, you’re welcome to gift the ticket to a friend or sell it to another individual.

Will I get a certificate of completion?

Bettie’s Chicago is not an accredited culinary school or university. All of our classes are for personal educational purposes and are not considered professional training. 

What covid precautions are you taking?

All staff at Bettie’s Chicago are fully vaccinated and keep up with any available boosters. We take care to fully sanitize all work surfaces between each class. Masking during class is up to each student’s discretion.  

853 N Larrabee Street
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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