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Life at Tartine

I’m glad I’m able to write (or, rather, share) this post, because I wasn’t sure what Tartine’s policy was with regard to social media. We seem to have hashed out the major parameters, and I feel comfortable sharing my thoughts with the fine people who take the time to read this blog. 2,283 more words

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A Week to Myself

I returned to San Francisco from Portland two weeks ago today with just enough time to unpack, relax for a little bit and then gear up for my stage at Tartine the following morning. 1,622 more words

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Blue Star Beats Voodoo

As I took BART to the airport following the end of school, I reflected on the whole experience. It was a long thought-out decision to actually go to pastry school. 2,669 more words

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Field Trips and Final Meal

The last three days of the classroom portion of pastry school were filled with all sorts of delicious experiences, some at our hands and some at the hands of others. 2,144 more words

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The Final Week Begins

By walking out of school on Bakery Day, it meant there was only one week of pastry school left. Yes, there was still the two-month externship, but the enjoyable days of walking into the SF Cooking kitchen every morning with my eight comrades was coming to a close. 2,279 more words

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Bakery Week

The second-to-last week of my pastry school program could really have been considered a final exam. After finalizing the list of items for our big Bakery Day the week before, and deciding who was responsible for each item on the list for that Friday’s big day, we walked in on Monday morning pretty much ready to go. 2,791 more words

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Walk Like a Tourist

As I sit to write this on a Sunday evening, there’s only one week of classroom instruction left for pastry school. Where has the time gone? 1,560 more words

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