Contemporary Patisserie: A Journey with Chef William Werner

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06/17/2019 - 06/19/2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Charlotte, NC, USA
4450 Fortune Avenue NW
Concord, North Carolina 28027

Administration fee covers equipment and supplies.



William Werner is Chef/Partner of Craftsman and Wolves (CAW), an award-winning contemporary pâtisserie and café, based in San Francisco. With a nod to classic French technique and an emphasis on seasonal change, the menu offers pastries, cakes, confections, breads, desserts, as well as savory fare and signature drinks.

Current locations include CAW Valencia in the vibrant Mission district and The Den in Bayview. CAW also has a farmers’ market stand at the venerable CUESA Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and an online retail shop shipping nationwide.

Since opening the first location in 2012, Werner has garnered praise both locally and nationally in publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, Esquire, Food & Wine and Bon Appétit. GQ named his famous “Rebel Within” as #6 on “The 50 Best Things to Eat and Drink Right Now.”
Werner serves as a Valrhona Pastry Chef Consultant and leads professional culinary demonstrations and classes around the US and Canada.

Awards and accolades:
James Beard Foundation “Outstanding Baker” 2016 and 2015 finalist and an “Outstanding Pastry Chef” 2012, 2013, and 2014 semi-finalist
Dessert Professional’s “Top Ten Pastry Chefs of America 2015”
The Passion Company’s “2015 Most Passionate Chef/Restaurateur in San Francisco”
San Francisco Magazine’s “2014 Best Pastry Chef”
Plate Magazine’s “2014 30 Chefs to Watch”
Star Chefs’ “2013 Rising Star Artisan”

Follow William and Craftsman and Wolves @craftsmanwolves on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Length of Class: 3 days

Class cost:  $995 per person
3 nights hotel accommodations are included in the cost of the class

Cancelation Policy:
Cancel less than 30 days before the class start date: no refund
Cancel 30-60 days before the class start date: 50% refund
Cancel more than 60 days before the class start date: full refund



Please complete the form below to register for Contemporary Patisserie: A Journey with Chef William Werner

If this is your first class with us, a password will be emailed to you to make future registrations easier.

Price includes 3-day hotel accommodations and daily lunch on-site.


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