Chef Susan Holtz
Award –Winning Instructor
Excellence in Teaching awarded to Chef Susan Holtz from the California Council for Adult Education, the largest professional organization serving adult education in California.
I was honored to be recognized for excellence in teaching from such a prestigious organization and deeply touched when I realized that some of my students attended the event. (I think that each had to purchase a ticket! —That made it even more amazing!)
Baking & Cake Art Featured Videos
Adults have several choices for learning at the academy, whether they’re dedicated hobbyists or working to advance their careers in baking and cake decorating.
- Beginner and Advanced Continuing Education courses – the same courses that have launched countless careers in baking and cake decorating for over 25 years, and made experts out of hobbyists.
- Master classes – offered throughout the year on various skills and topics
- Private and semi-private lessons
- Birthday parties, showers, milestone celebrations and more
- Gift certificates are available
Chef Susan Holtz dedicated to her students’ success
Each student comes to me with a unique skill level which needs encouragement every step of the way!
Blogs by Susan Holtz
Ok, I admit I am a “control freak” and a perfectionist, especially when I bake. And those traits help when I want consistent, predictable results. You will achieve baking perfection when you control your measuring accuracy, ingredient temperatures, mixing methods,...
A Decadent Confection When my husband and I visited beautiful Vancouver a few years ago- we missed learning about a Nanaimo Bar! ERR—A confection famous in British Columbia- not a social destination! 😊 Once you taste one--you need at least one more-so rich and...
My mom loved to cook and bake! Thanksgiving was an important family time—my dad actually took the day off—mostly—from his business and that meant everyone enjoyed the day. One thing my mom did not make was cranberry sauce. We had homemade everything else but the CS...
Chef Susan Holtz has scores of former students now working in the culinary arts.
“Chef Susan has exemplified professionalism with superior experiences that made this class a fun learning experience.”