PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chef Overview
PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are world-class pastry and baking professionals invited by PreGel America to teach and share their expertise in PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Series®. This world-class collection of culinary geniuses is dedicated to providing a superior level of instruction on pastry and dessert applications, bolstered by many years of experience and a desire to elevate the industry through education. PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are current leaders and innovators that continue to evolve the industry by applying cutting-edge techniques to pastry fundamentals.
With each seminar, PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs utilize the opportunity to share their techniques, innovations, creativity, and their personalities, while furthering their professional development, building networks, and continuously breaking the industry mold by setting incredible new standards.
Check out what some of our 5-Star Chefs have to say about PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Series®.
“Excellent class. Chef Michael Laiskonis was informative, answered all of our questions, and gave us alternatives to problems. He made it real for real world situations.”
– Carlton Harrison, pastry chef, Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
“This facility always exceeds all expectations. I am truly impressed and thankful that a space like this exists for the pastry community. Chef Laiskonis is an excellent teacher with an in-depth knowledge of the interaction of ingredients. Superior instruction bolstered by a state-of-the-art facility made for a tremendous class. Thank you.”
– Raymond Blanchard, pastry sous chef, The Everglades Club
“I really enjoyed the class this week. Chef Laiskonis has a wealth of knowledge that he shared with us, it is evident that his skills are very refined. This is my third class at PreGel and this is by far the ‘best one yet.’ Thank you PreGel Team and Chef for sharing your Passion with us!”
– Todd Richter, executive pastry chef, Prestonwood Country Club
“Thank you so much, very nice class. I’m glad I took the class. Chef Michael Laiskonis is a great teacher and nice chef. Loved to see the many PreGel products used in this class.”
– Carlos Sierra
“This was my first experience with PreGel classes (and with any kind of professional development classes for that matter!), and I am floored by how much I have learned! I really enjoyed all the lecture information and the demos were very cool to get to see first-hand. Being able to learn from such a talented and experienced chef is so inspiring. Thank you for this opportunity and I cant wait to come back.”
– Melissa Attanas, baking instructor, Wake Tech Community College
What is a PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chef?
PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are world-class pastry and baking professionals invited by PreGel AMERICA to teach and share their expertise in PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Series®. PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are culinary geniuses at the top of their craft with many years of experience and a desire to elevate the industry through education. PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are current leaders and innovators that continue to evolve the industry by applying cutting-edge techniques to pastry fundamentals.
However, a PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chef does not come from a mold created by the PreGel Professional Training Center. It is the PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chef who continuously breaks the mold and sets new industry standards that PreGel is seeking for its highest level of professional classes.
The benefits of being a PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chef are vast and rewarding. PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs are given the opportunity to serve the industry to maintain the highest level of expertise. The series also allows PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs the ability to stay current and continue to build teaching skills, and provides added industry exposure and new marketing opportunities.
Learn About Our World-Class PreGel 5-Star Pastry Chefs