Baking Classes

 

Are you looking to try out your hand at baking, especially if you’ve been curious about it for a while just to see if you like it?

Are you a baker or bakerette who has baking or decoration knowledge and you now want to take your skill to the next level?

Are you on a tight schedule but you’re looking to take a short baking or decoration class?

Are you limited on budget but you still want to learn how to bake and improve your baking and decoration skills?

You’re in the right place because we have a class suited just for you!

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then I’m sure you’ve realized that you have to take the next step to learn or improve your baking skills.

If you don’t start now, time is just wasting and you don’t want to look back in a year and regret not taking this chance to follow your passion of learning how to bake or of being a better baker.

That’s where we come in ^_^ We offer practical baking and cake decoration classes that are very economical in a personal and quiet home-based setting that is great for learning.  Our students always enjoy their classes and learn quite a lot in a short period of time due to our very practical and hands-on approach to training the baking skills.

Our Bakers & Bakerettes are always happy after learning with us
Our Bakers & Bakerettes are always happy after learning with us

We offer a short baking & cake decoration courses for anyone looking to learn how to bake as a hobby in your home kitchen; or if you’re looking to test out the baking world to see if it’s a skill you would like to pursue further. It’s a great entry-level baking class, check link below:

Basic Baking Course – next intake January 2021

We offer longer, intensive Cake making and decoration classes if you’re looking to learn and improve your skill in a proper, professional manner. Click on each link for details on each class and scheduled dates.

Basic Cake-Making and Decoration course 

Intermediate Cake-making and Decoration Course 

Advanced Cake-making and Decoration Course 

You can also sign up for these combined courses for a Full Cake and Decoration 3-month course, see details below:

Full course Amari Cake & Decoration 2021 poster

January to March 2021 Full Course dates below:

Cake and Deco Full Course dates - Jan to March 2021 Amari Baking Center

We also offer short courses for those who want to specialize in specific baking & decoration topics and may have a tight schedule. Click on the links below to see details on each class:

1-Day Local Pastries Class 

3-Day Beginner Fondant Decoration Class 

3-Day Wedding Cake Decoration Class 

1-Day Beginner Yeast Pastries Class 

We also have online class options if you cannot be able to attend our physical classes. Click here for details on our online classes: Amari Online Classes

For more details on our Online classes; please call or send us a message on no. 0701796688 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Why book a class with us?

Our aim is not only to provide baking & decoration skills, but to also provide support and mentor-ship after the class. We also believe that you should enjoy the baking experience as you learn and after as well.

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We have various online communities to offer support after you’ve passed through any of our classes and even for those who have only interacted with our content and recipe books – we have a Community Facebook Group you can join. We also hold periodical meet-ups to network, whenever possible -and check on our former Alumni (and followers) and discuss any challenges they may be facing. Once you attend our physical practical classes; we also add you into one of our various Whatsapp community groups to provide support as well.

You will be happy to have learned with us and we guarantee you will make significant progress as long as you practice your skill after taking our classes.

Below are some Bakerettes who have taken our longer courses and have started baking businesses that are ongoing – you can too:

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Amari Full Course Alumni – Faith, now running Tunda Cakes Bakery and is also an Amari Instructor
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Amari Full course Alumni –  Eva, now running Tunu Bakeries

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Amari Full Course Alumni – Tina, now running Tina Tiny’s Treats

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Amari Full Course Alumni – Millicent, now running Sprouts Bakery and is also an Amari Instructor

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Amari Full Course Alumni –  Lucy, now running Fausti Cakes

To book a class and schedule a visit. Call, text or Whatsapp: 0701796688 or 0791384890 or email: amaribreads@gmail.com

You will also get exact directions to the bakery workshop which is located on Ndwaru Rd in Riruta/Waithaka area (On Google maps search – “Amari Baking Center” in Nairobi). You can pay your deposit to book the class during or after the visit to see the location.

You can also choose to sign up via email and get baking classes intake updates via email if you don’t want to sign up for a class right away. Click on this link to subscribe.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING THE BAKING CLASSES

  • Deposit payment to book your spot
  • Food Handlers’ Certificate (where required – contact us for more details)
  • Kitchen Hand Cloth
  • Carry 2nd pair of shoes for classes: closed, flat, kitchen-safe shoes
  • Notebook & pen for notes.
  • Be Punctual to class

*(Dust-coat and Hair cover provided)

COVID-19 SAFETY: Please note that we require all our students to wear a face mask all through the class, we will also provide a dust-coat and gloves (where necessary), for you to wear as well during practical classes. All these precautions are mandatory and if you cannot abide by them; you cannot attend our classes. If you fail to comply while in class with any of these precautions, you will be ask to leave the class. In line with the social-distancing directive; we are only taking 4 students per class only.

P/S: Some of our longer courses have a practical test on the last session to check progress & proficiency. You will be briefed on test details and regulations by your instructor.

*Please be punctual to class at all times; if you arrive more than two hours late to the class; you cannot attend the session. Money will not be refunded for any session missed by a student, it is your duty to plan ahead & attend each session as scheduled.

*For Individuals wanting to join Intermediate or Advanced classes and haven’t passed through our Basic training; a theory test may be required & a practical test may apply before you are booked into our classes. This is to ensure continuity, consistency & that the individual is in the right level of skill to join the class.

TAKE HOME:

  • You take home the products you bake each time.
  • You receive recipes for all products covered in the class.
  • For our longer courses; an Amari Text Book is provided.
  • You receive a Certificate of Participation (Noted: topics of class covered & hours attended) after end of course. **This only applies to our 3 days and above sessions, not our 1-day classes. (Please note this is not a national certificate, we’re currently not yet a TVET Certified institution at this time. We’re a small private academy)

Most of the above courses have scheduled dates posted on our website every month. If dates for a certain course are not posted, contact us for scheduling.

We provide the ingredients for the class as well as equipment. After course completion; the apron and chef hat is the property of Amari, you leave it after you complete. If you would like to purchase a branded apron and chef hat; we have them for sale – please inquire with the instructor.

We require a deposit amount to book your spot for any class – at least 3 or 4 days before the start of any of the classes. Deposits for any classes booked are non-refundable. You can also call or text on 0701796688/0791384890 or email us at: amaribreads@gmail.com to get information and to book as well. Our bakery workshop is located on Ndwaru Rd, off Naivasha road in the Riruta/Waithaka area for our Nairobi classes. Directions below at end of page.

Out of County classes (e.g. Nakuru or Nyeri) also available periodically, details will be updated when scheduled.

To see exact details on products covered, duration and pricing on all our classes, please click on this link.

We also offer external Group baking vocational training anywhere in Kenya.

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Ishingiro Bakery Staff training in Rwanda by Amari Instructor Jane in 2018
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Amari Baking & Decoration Group Training in Nakuru – 2018

Eggless & Vegan Baking Training by Amari in Kisumu Hindu Council Women Group

Farasi Lane Baking club with Ckswell baking bread
Amari Group training of students from Farasi Lane Primary school Baking Club using Cookswell charcoal ovens
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Amari Baking & Decoration training in Nyeri – 2017

For one-on-one baking classes or Bakery Business Startup Consultation, different rates apply. Please use the  email, phone number or form below to inquire.

Contact us at: amaribreads@gmail.com or Call/Text/Whatsapp: 0701796688 or 0791384890 (Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Amari Group training in Kitui funded by ICRISAT. Charcoal Oven and Image courtesy of Cookswell
Amari Group training in Kitui funded by ICRISAT using a Charcoal Oven by Cookswell Energy Saving Jikos

Thanks much – can’t wait to meet you in our classes ^_^

Bakery Workshop Location: Ndwaru road, off Naivasha rd – right before Pelida school. Search on Google maps for “Amari Baking Center” in Nairobi – if driving.

Directions from Kawangware to Bakery workshop pictures below.

If coming with PSV; when in Nairobi CBD, board matatu no. 2 or 102 (from Nairobi Railways stage) and alight at Kawangware; then get to the KBS parking yard to get the TukTuk stage. You can also start from Ambassador or Kencom stage in Nairobi CBD; take a bus no. 46 to “Kawangware-mwisho”, then next to the KBS Bus parking yard; there is a stage for TukTuks going to Ndwaru rd. Enter one and tell them to alight you at the stage for “Kwa Mandazi or Pelida School”– entrance of Precious Hope School – if the driver is not sure of the stage; please contact us for directions clarification (0701796688 or 0791384890)

Once you alight; there is a path/rough road on your right (where the sign for ‘Precious Hope School’ is); enter the path and walk all the way, almost to the end. There’s a black gate with gold detail on your left with a sign written “Amari” – ring the bell or enter if open. At the end of the path is a purple gate for Pelida school. 

Via PSV how to get to the TukTuks at Kawangware
Where to alight on Ndwaru Road
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