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Culinary Arts

Baking & Pastry Diploma

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Program Overview

In the Baking & Pastry program, you’ll gain hands-on baking skills. Emphasis is placed on fundamental pastry and bread-baking techniques, in addition to all-purpose baking, desserts, cake decoration, and pastry arts. To complement your culinary techniques, you’ll learn critical thinking and business essentials. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in positions such as line cook and pantry cook (garde manger).
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Program Description

Diploma: 55 credits; 12 months if 12 credits per quarter

The Baking & Pastry diploma program offers the student an opportunity of studying in a very specialized profession. The first quarter is devoted to basic culinary skills development that changes to Basic Pastry and dessert fabrication. The program continues with the finer arts and skills of making Artisan breads and baked goods, European cakes and tortes. It finishes with advanced patisserie, display cakes and restaurant desserts. The student is exposed to four basic management functions of sanitation and safety, purchasing and product identification, management by menu and planning and cost control.
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