We know you’re excited and there would be a million things running through your mind! We’ve tried to capture some commonly asked questions here – hope they help with the answers you’re seeking. Otherwise, we’re one email/call away from you!
Which cities do you conduct classes in?
Our home base is Mumbai. Apart from that, we conduct classes very often in Ahmedabad and New Delhi as well. Other cities we do pop-ups in every now and then include Kolkata, Bangalore, Goa, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Pune.
When is your next class?
You can get to know about all our upcoming classes here: Calendar.
The best thing to do is subscribe to our newsletter and you’ll receive a notification email, every time a new class is announced!
Which type of classes do you conduct?
All our courses are listed out in detail here: Courses.
We specialize in Fondant classes for all levels – beginners, intermediate and advanced. Apart from this, we also collaborate with specialists in other fields to conduct classes in Breads, Flower sugar art, French Entremet, Chocolates, etc.
We’re building out more in-house fondant and pastry arts based classes for you. Stay tuned for more updates on this….
What all is taught in class? What is the course content?
Again, you can find all the detailed information, about each and every course, here: Courses.
Do you take orders?
No, we don’t take orders. We’re just focused on developing the best caking talent out there! We’d be happy to recommend our favorites to you……
Why do you charge ‘xyz’ amount?
We are absolutely committed to providing you with the best experience possible, using only the finest of ingredients and tools. We don’t restrict the numbers of techniques you could learn in a class – the design in yours, we help you make it possible. Moreover, since every student’s creation is different and unique, you end up learning countless techniques.
With over 30 years of cake decorating experience shared between the team at PDCA, you can rest assured that ALL your questions would be answered.
How many students are there in 1 batch?
This varies from class to class. For hands-on classes, the batch size typically lies between 12-15 students. If the batch size increases, we increase the number of instructors as well. For demo-interactive classes, the range would be between 15-20 students.
Do you take private classes?
We try to keep classes in groups as much as possible, but we do understand that sometimes that may not be possible. Private classes can be scheduled on prior discussion. The curriculum is created based on what you’d like to learn, and thereafter, the final cost is shared with you.
Do you teach eggless cakes as well?
Yes, we do have eggless recipes as part of our A-Z Baking Class. More details here.
Are all classes Hands-on?
Almost all our classes are hands-on, with the exception of a few such as A-Z Baking and online demos.
Are all materials included or what do I need to buy?
Upon registration, you’re provided with a detailed list of equipment that you’d need to carry with you to class. Apart from this, a lot more advanced design tools are available to be used during class.
How does payment work? Payment methods?
50% payment needs to be made prior to the class, to confirm your registration. The rest 50% can be made anytime after that or in class as well.
Payment Methods – We’re enabling payments through our website very soon. Till then, you could pay via bank transfer, UPI, Paytm or cash.
Do you offer any discounts?
We don’t offer any discounts.
Is there any support post class?
Post course completion, you automatically become a part of the ever-growing PDCA community. You will not only have the support of your peers, but can also reach out to the instructors, should you find yourself in any pickle!