Making Cheesecakes with Chef Valentina

Date: Saturday, 31st March 2018
Time: 09.00 – 16.00hrs
Culinary Instructor: Master Pastry Chef Valentina Verbenko
Location: Monappetit Kitchen, 6th of October City
Language: Arabic, recipes bilingual English and Arabic
Fees: LE 500 for ECA Members and LE 650 for Non-members

Limited spaces, so register now!



PastryJoin Master Pastry Chef Valentina Verbenko for a hands-on workshop in making cheesecakes.

This course is a hands-on workshop during which you will learn how to prepare many different cheese- bases, crusts, fillings, toppings and sauces which will enable you to make a variety of cheesecake delights. If you want to learn how to make a good lemon curd, raspberry custard, Butterscotch sauce and cheesecake mousse then this is the class to join.

You will learn how to make:

  • Lotus cheesecake
  • Milk chocolate cheesecake
  • Multi-color cheesecake
  • Lemon cheesecake (classic American cheesecake)
  • Chocolate cheesecake
  • Oreo crust Raspberry cheesecake

Please register and submit payment for the workshop before Sunday, 25 March’18
Online Registration Form
Cancellation and Refund Policy

For more information please contact us:

Cairo Headquarters
Tel.: 02 37622116 / 7 / 8 – 010 6552 7567

Biographical Information about Chef Valentina

Chef Valentina Verbenko has had 4 years experience in the field of professional baking and pastry. She is a graduate of the Russian MBA-City Academy with an international degree as Master Pastry Chef (Level 6). She attended the Exclusive Culinary Academy (Moscow branch) & achieved Junior Master Pastry Chef (Level 5). She is qualified to manage an industrial pastry/bakery production line – management, recipe development, recipe implementation, hygiene and quality control.

Area of expertise:
French classic desserts – Choux pastry – Puff pastry – Short crust pastry – Yeast Breads and quick breads – Classic French Bread – Savoury and sweet filled bread – Confectionary – Chocolate –Butter cream decorated cakes – Fondant decorated cakes – New trend Gateaux – Mousse cakes (Mirror Glaze or Chocolate Velvet)

TV Presenter:
For three years she appeared on the Sett El Bait Cooking Channel as a Pastry Chef and a host of the following programs:
Matbakh Sett El Beit / Ramadan Hawala el Alam maa Valentina / Helw El Masiaf / Halaweyat Valentina (Ramadan series) / Fel Forn maa Valentina
Pastry Chef withالبرامج/في-الفرن/

Event participation (live cooking):
Art Cafe Maadi and 6th of October – Halwani Brothers – Supermarket Expo – Universal Co

Food Styling and Food Photography:
Instagram: Valentina_tv_chef

Recipe development:
Delica / Rich Bake / Halwani Brs / Tropical Heat (Spices)
Teaching (courses in Arabic and English):
Pastry courses on a constant basis at Monappetit Cooking Centre (

Consultancy and Training courses:
Stella Di Mare Hotel (Sharm El Sheikh) – Complete Russian Menu development and training in Cold Kitchen, Hot Kitchen, Presentation and Pastry departments.
Grand Rotana Hotel (Sharm El Sheikh) – Russian Menu essentials training
German Bakery (Sharm El Sheikh) – Fondant Cake course

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