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4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
704 707 0300 Upcoming Classes 5 Star Pastry Series

Location Information

Accommodations and Airport Shuttle Service – Charlotte

We are pleased to offer you this list of local hotel accommodations for the Professional Training Center – Charlotte. The hotels are nearby and offer a special rate for our students. Please remember to mention PreGel AMERICA to lock in the corporate rate. These hotels offer transportation to PreGel for the training classes and each afternoon back to the hotel. Please remember to ask the front desk about the scheduled departure time.

Airport Shuttle Service

University Executive Shuttle Phone: 704-712-5283 Rate*: $35 to Hampton Inn & Suites in Concord (and hotels on Exit 49 Concord Mills); $45 to PreGel AMERICA directly *This is a special corporate rate; when booking be sure to say you are with PreGel. *Please book at least 24 hours in advance to ensure availability for the correct pick-up time *Gratuities welcomed (but not required)

Accommodations

Hampton Inn & Suites Phone:  704-979-5600 Address:  9850 Weddington Road Concord, NC 28027 Distance from PreGel America: 6.85 miles, approximately 10 minutes.


Amenities:

  • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast daily
  • Complimentary evening reception Monday thru Saturday (hearty food like hamburgers/hotdogs/lasagna)
  • Complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Hands on Sales Staff
  • Walking distance to restaurants & bars

*Free shuttle service to and from PreGel America *Complimentary daily hot breakfast *Complimentary wireless Internet access in every room *Please request the PreGel AMERICA Corporate rate

Hilton Garden Inn Phone: 704-979-2900 Address: 7831 Gateway Lane NW Concord, NC 28027 Distance from PreGel America: 7.3 miles, approximately 12 minutes. *Free shuttle service to and from PreGel America *Complimentary High Speed Internet (Remove complimentary breakfast for one) *Please request the PreGel America Corporate rate

Wingate by Wyndham Phone: 704-979-1300 Address: 7841 Gateway Lane NW Concord, NC 28027 Distance from PreGel America: 7.3 miles, approximately 12 minutes*Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet *Complimentary High Speed Internet *Please request the PreGel America Corporate rate

PreGel Training Centers

June 2020

Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto

June 1 @ 9:00 am - June 3 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$249
Fundamental of Gelato Class

Gelato and Sorbetto are frozen desserts that originate in Italy and are known for their intense flavors and beautiful presentation. While similar to ice cream, gelato has less fat and less air, giving it a smooth texture and rich flavor. In Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto, students will use a variety of machines and a large assortment of ingredients to create many flavors of delicious, artisanal gelato and sorbetto. In this hands-on course, students will learn basic recipe formulation, cleaning…

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Advanced Gelato & Sorbetto Production

June 4 @ 9:00 am - June 5 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Advanced Gelato Class

Expanding upon the Fundamentals of Gelato and Sorbetto course, this class helps attendees fine-tune their gelato making skills with advanced recipes and decorating techniques. Students will delve a little deeper into the science behind gelato and sorbetto, and use this new knowledge to create amazing flavor combinations. This class will also cover the formulation of gelato mix with egg yolks, premium sorbetto with a high ratio of real fruit, and the formulation of alcoholic gelatos and sorbettos. At the end…

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Ice Cream 101

June 8 @ 9:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Ice Cream 101 Class

Join us in this hands-on, two-day course on the creation of artisanal ice cream, as we explore a variety of classic and modern flavor combinations and decorating techniques. Attendees will gain a basic knowledge of the science behind what makes a great ice cream, and will leave the class confident in their ability to produce it. During the course, a variety of batch freezers and display cases will be used so that students can get a feel for what’s out…

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Frozen Dessert Novelties

June 11 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Frozen Novelties Class

Attendees to this class will learn about the many different applications of gelato and ice cream as used in a variety of novelties that are sure to please the eye and your taste buds! This class teaches students how to prepare novelty options such as gelato and ice cream based cakes, pies, cannolis and more. Exciting and fun flavored pops and paletas will also be explored in this class to help frozen dessert shops broaden their product offerings with easy…

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Easy Elegant Verrines

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Easy Elegant Verrines Class

This course is designed to introduce quick and easy-to-use products that can be utilized for pastry businesses small & large. With hands on practice, gain the confidence and knowledge to wow your customers with the creation of a variety of verrines to please all palates. This course is suitable for all skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and attendees will complete the course with a display of beautiful treats sure to boost sales and please customers. Length of Class:…

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Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs Class

This course offers a foundation for quickly producing consistent high quality macarons and eclairs. A variety of fillings and decorating techniques will complement the tasty creations made in this 1 day course. Hands on practice will result in a beautiful display of these classic French treats that are sure to attract and delight customers! Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class: 9:00am to 4:00pm (Lunch is provided by PreGel America) Class Cost: $129 per person

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Gluten Free Bakery

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Gluten Free Bakery Class

This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of baked goods in a gluten free format perfect to fit the needs of your customers. Everyone will be wowed by the flavorful cookies, cake de voyage, cupcakes, and brownies produced through hands on practice. This course is perfect for any skill level from beginner to advanced and is a great way to expand your menu with high quality gluten free offerings. Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class:…

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August 2020

Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs Class

This course offers a foundation for quickly producing consistent high quality macarons and eclairs. A variety of fillings and decorating techniques will complement the tasty creations made in this 1 day course. Hands on practice will result in a beautiful display of these classic French treats that are sure to attract and delight customers! Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class: 9:00am to 4:00pm (Lunch is provided by PreGel America) Class Cost: $129 per person

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Gluten Free Bakery

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Gluten Free Bakery Class

This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of baked goods in a gluten free format perfect to fit the needs of your customers. Everyone will be wowed by the flavorful cookies, cake de voyage, cupcakes, and brownies produced through hands on practice. This course is perfect for any skill level from beginner to advanced and is a great way to expand your menu with high quality gluten free offerings. Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class:…

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Easy Elegant Verrines

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Easy Elegant Verrines Class

This course is designed to introduce quick and easy-to-use products that can be utilized for pastry businesses small & large. With hands on practice, gain the confidence and knowledge to wow your customers with the creation of a variety of verrines to please all palates. This course is suitable for all skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and attendees will complete the course with a display of beautiful treats sure to boost sales and please customers. Length of Class:…

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PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – Contemporary Patisserie: A Journey with Chef William Werner

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 5:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$1149
PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – Contemporary Patisserie: A Journey with Chef William Werner

Award-winning pastry artisan, successful entrepreneur, and inspiring lecturer described as a great teacher and storyteller, Chef William Werner of Craftsman and Wolves (CAW) contemporary pâtisserie and café, is returning to the PreGel International Training Centers to deliver another invigorating lecture on contemporary patisserie. During this highly anticipated visit, Chef Werner will share his extensive culinary expertise with class attendees of the PreGel ITC, who will examine: Classic and modern techniques to create a variety of patisserie items including entremets, tarts,…

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Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 19 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$249
Fundamental of Gelato Class

Gelato and Sorbetto are frozen desserts that originate in Italy and are known for their intense flavors and beautiful presentation. While similar to ice cream, gelato has less fat and less air, giving it a smooth texture and rich flavor. In Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto, students will use a variety of machines and a large assortment of ingredients to create many flavors of delicious, artisanal gelato and sorbetto. In this hands-on course, students will learn basic recipe formulation, cleaning…

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Advanced Gelato & Sorbetto Production

August 20 @ 9:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Advanced Gelato Class

Expanding upon the Fundamentals of Gelato and Sorbetto course, this class helps attendees fine-tune their gelato making skills with advanced recipes and decorating techniques. Students will delve a little deeper into the science behind gelato and sorbetto, and use this new knowledge to create amazing flavor combinations. This class will also cover the formulation of gelato mix with egg yolks, premium sorbetto with a high ratio of real fruit, and the formulation of alcoholic gelatos and sorbettos. At the end…

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September 2020

Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 16 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$249
Fundamental of Gelato Class

Gelato and Sorbetto are frozen desserts that originate in Italy and are known for their intense flavors and beautiful presentation. While similar to ice cream, gelato has less fat and less air, giving it a smooth texture and rich flavor. In Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto, students will use a variety of machines and a large assortment of ingredients to create many flavors of delicious, artisanal gelato and sorbetto. In this hands-on course, students will learn basic recipe formulation, cleaning…

Find out more »

Frozen Dessert Novelties

September 17 @ 9:00 am - September 18 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Frozen Novelties Class

Attendees to this class will learn about the many different applications of gelato and ice cream as used in a variety of novelties that are sure to please the eye and your taste buds! This class teaches students how to prepare novelty options such as gelato and ice cream based cakes, pies, cannolis and more. Exciting and fun flavored pops and paletas will also be explored in this class to help frozen dessert shops broaden their product offerings with easy…

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October 2020

PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – All Things Chocolate: Bean to Dessert with Chef Michael Laiskonis

October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$1149
PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – All Things Chocolate: Bean to Dessert with Chef Michael Laiskonis

The first-ever creative director for the Institute of Culinary Education, New York, head of the on-campus bean-to-bar chocolate lab at the Institute of Culinary Education – New York, and owner of Récolte Dessert Bar in New York City, Chef Michael Laiskonis is returning to the PreGel International Training Centers to deliver another stimulating lecture on all things chocolate. During this highly anticipated visit, Chef Laiskonis will share his deep-rooted passion for chocolate and the art of culinary creation with class…

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Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Quick and Simple Macarons and Eclairs Class

This course offers a foundation for quickly producing consistent high quality macarons and eclairs. A variety of fillings and decorating techniques will complement the tasty creations made in this 1 day course. Hands on practice will result in a beautiful display of these classic French treats that are sure to attract and delight customers! Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class: 9:00am to 4:00pm (Lunch is provided by PreGel America) Class Cost: $129 per person

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Easy Elegant Verrines

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Easy Elegant Verrines Class

This course is designed to introduce quick and easy-to-use products that can be utilized for pastry businesses small & large. With hands on practice, gain the confidence and knowledge to wow your customers with the creation of a variety of verrines to please all palates. This course is suitable for all skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and attendees will complete the course with a display of beautiful treats sure to boost sales and please customers. Length of Class:…

Find out more »

Gluten Free Bakery

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$129
Gluten Free Bakery Class

This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of baked goods in a gluten free format perfect to fit the needs of your customers. Everyone will be wowed by the flavorful cookies, cake de voyage, cupcakes, and brownies produced through hands on practice. This course is perfect for any skill level from beginner to advanced and is a great way to expand your menu with high quality gluten free offerings. Length of Class: 1 day Time of Class:…

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Ice Cream 101

October 26 @ 9:00 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Ice Cream 101 Class

Join us in this hands-on, two-day course on the creation of artisanal ice cream, as we explore a variety of classic and modern flavor combinations and decorating techniques. Attendees will gain a basic knowledge of the science behind what makes a great ice cream, and will leave the class confident in their ability to produce it. During the course, a variety of batch freezers and display cases will be used so that students can get a feel for what’s out…

Find out more »

November 2020

PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – Patisserie and Glazing Arts with Chef Ksenia Penkina

November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 5:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$1149
PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® – Patisserie and Glazing Arts with Chef Ksenia Penkina

Self-described as artistic, analytical, and organized, Chef Ksenia Penkina joins PreGel’s long list of amazing chef lecturers! She is a student of some of the finest pastry chefs and schools around the world, though she remains dedicated to constantly refining her patisserie skills and techniques—a determination which has earned her the “shiny” title of “Glazing Queen” throughout the industry. With this amazing talent and attribute to her credit, the international Master Class instructor will enlighten students with the uniquely innovative…

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Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto

November 9 @ 9:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$249
Fundamental of Gelato Class

Gelato and Sorbetto are frozen desserts that originate in Italy and are known for their intense flavors and beautiful presentation. While similar to ice cream, gelato has less fat and less air, giving it a smooth texture and rich flavor. In Fundamentals of Gelato & Sorbetto, students will use a variety of machines and a large assortment of ingredients to create many flavors of delicious, artisanal gelato and sorbetto. In this hands-on course, students will learn basic recipe formulation, cleaning…

Find out more »

Advanced Gelato & Sorbetto Production

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Advanced Gelato Class

Expanding upon the Fundamentals of Gelato and Sorbetto course, this class helps attendees fine-tune their gelato making skills with advanced recipes and decorating techniques. Students will delve a little deeper into the science behind gelato and sorbetto, and use this new knowledge to create amazing flavor combinations. This class will also cover the formulation of gelato mix with egg yolks, premium sorbetto with a high ratio of real fruit, and the formulation of alcoholic gelatos and sorbettos. At the end…

Find out more »

Frozen Dessert Novelties

November 16 @ 9:00 am - November 17 @ 4:00 pm
Charlotte, 4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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$189
Frozen Novelties Class

Attendees to this class will learn about the many different applications of gelato and ice cream as used in a variety of novelties that are sure to please the eye and your taste buds! This class teaches students how to prepare novelty options such as gelato and ice cream based cakes, pies, cannolis and more. Exciting and fun flavored pops and paletas will also be explored in this class to help frozen dessert shops broaden their product offerings with easy…

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