Professional Baking and Design
The Professional Baking and Design Program trains students in the fundamentals of professional baking and cake decorating. 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.
Why consider Professional Baking?
Obtain hands-on training, preparing baked goods for Emily's Cafe
Start working as a baker upon completion of program
Work in an exciting creative food industry
Flexible work schedule
Begin working after 1.5 months of training
What's the average pay for professional baking and culinary arts jobs?
- Hourly Pay = $12.97
- Annual Salary = $26,980+Bonus
- Hourly Pay = $14.09
- Annual Salary = $29,310+Bonus
- Hourly Pay = $9.73
- Annual Salary = $20,240+Tip
What types of companies can I work for?What types of jobs can I choose?
- Catering firms
- Country clubs
- Cruise ships
- Grocery stores
- Nursing homes
- Pastry chef
Professional Baking Program Details
(Does not include Cake Decorating)
2014 - 2015 Program Dates:
Full-Time (a.m. and p.m.):
- 8/25/2014 - 10/6/2014
- 10/7/2014 – 11/16/2014
- 11/20/2014 – 1/20/2015
- 1/21/2015 – 3/4/2015
- 3/5/2015 – 4/23/2015
- 4/27/2015 – 6/4/2015
- 6/8/2015 – 7/16/2015
- 8/25/2014 – 11/16/2014
- 1/20/2015 – 4/22/2015
- Full-Time: M-Th, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Part-Time, Evening: M-Th, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
- Total Contact Hours: 187.50
- Total Credit Hours: 10.00
- Estimated Program Cost: $1,285.00 plus books and materials
- The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.