Fante's Kitchen Wares Shop

Fante's Kitchen Wares Shop

1006 S 9th St
Pennsylvania, 19147-4798
(215) 922-5557

Fante's, located in Philadelphia's Italian Market, offers cake decorating courses, classes, and demonstrations, for beginning and advanced students, on Saturdays.  Classes are generally for adults and youth of high school age, but there are sometimes classes for children.  The instructor is Deborah DiCintio Lang, a professional baker, caterer, master decorator, and award winner.

"Basic Cake Decorating", "Intermediate Cake Decorating", and "Rolled Gumpaste & Fondant" are held in three 3-hour sessions, on consecutive Saturdays.  Youth, ages 10 to 16 may begin to learn the basics of decorating by attending a "Youth Decorating Class".  Other classes offered at Fante's include: "Chocolate Technique", "Gingerbread" (a demonstration), "Gumpaste Level 2", and "Rose Workshop".

While enrolled in a course, students are eligible for discounts on baking and cake decorating equipment and supplies.  Fante's specializes in the sale of cookware, cutlery, specialty utensils, and other goods related to the preparation and service of food.

Class Levels

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Kids

Class Durations

  • Weekly

Cake Decorating Techniques

  • Chocolate
  • Gum Paste
  • Figure Piping
  • Fondant
  • Rolled Fondant
  • Cake Writing

Types of Cake

  • Cakes
  • Tiered Cakes


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