Professional Baking and Design

The Professional Baking and Design Program trains students in the fundamentals of professional baking. Students can complete the entire program and receive a certificate in Professional Baking and Design, or can complete certificates in either Professional Baking or Cake Decorating.

The cake decorating curriculum gives students instruction to skillfully express their creativity. It consists of hands-on training, beginning with basic decorating techniques and progressing to the elaborate skills necessary to complete a beautifully decorated wedding cake. 

The professional baking curriculum provides training for those who wish to enter this dynamic segment of the food service industry; specialty bake shops, supermarkets, discount chains and delicatessens are all expanding into the “hot bakery” field.

Professional Baking and Design Program Flyer (2016-17 version)

Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Professional Baking and Design Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

2017-2018 Professional Baker

Part-Time (M-Th, 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 11/13/2017
  • 11/6/2017 – 2/20/2018
  • 2/12/2018 – 5/14/2018
  • 4/26/2018 – 7/19/2018

2017-2018 Cake Decorator

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 10/17/2017
  • 10/18/2017 – 12/20/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 3/7/2018
  • 3/8/2018 – 5/14/2018
  • 5/15/2018 – 7/12/2018

 

Program Cost

Professional Baker

  • Total Credit Hours: 10
  • Estimated Program Cost: $1,477 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Cake Decorating

  • Total Credit Hours: 7
  • Estimated Program Cost: $868 (books may add to your final cost)

 


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Earning Potential

Cake Decorator

  • Hourly Pay = $12.97
  • Annual Salary = $26,980+Bonus

Baker

  • Hourly Pay = $14.09
  • Annual Salary = $29,310+Bonus

Food Preparation

  • Hourly Pay = $9.73
  • Annual Salary = $20,240+Tip

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Baker
  • Pastry chef

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Caterers
  • Country clubs
  • Cruise ships
  • Delis
  • Grocery stores
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Nursing homes
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Schools

Upcoming Related Events

Friday, June 2, 2017
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 10:00am
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Free information session
Time: 3:00pm

Related Services

Emily's Cafe is a product of our Culinary Arts Program. Our entrees are ordered, created, prepared, and served by our Culinary Arts students.

Planning an event? Let Emily's Catering help. Check out our catering menu.

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Emily's Catering is a partnership with SAVA Catering at the EGTC Main Campus located at 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver. Our selections are prepared by interns and graduates of our Culinary Arts Program.

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From our students...

Health and beauty have always been passions of mine. The ability to combine the two is exciting - helping people feel their best inside and out. The program is awesome and the price is right!

Laci Garst
Student

From our teachers...

I love when students return and tell me how much they appreciated the program and what they learned.

Kristi Martin
Faculty