This certificate will provide students with the skills and abilities necessary to obtain employment in the bakery, restaurant, and hospitality industry. Students that earn the certificate will be able to secure employment from restaurants, hotels, casinos, bakeries, and other foodservice establishments. The students will learn food safety and handling, recipe conversions, equipment selections, French techniques for pastry and dessert components, and a variety of modern baking methods and techniques. The Baking & Pastry certificate prepares students with the skills to be the future Baking and Pastry Chefs, Bakery Managers, and Pastry Shop Business Owners in the foodservice industry. This program gives students the complete culinary skillset to be successful and the industry advantage of an accredited culinary degree
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
✓Students can successfully cost a standardized pastry recipe and find it’s accurate selling cost.
✓ Students can successfully create a bake shop\restaurant business plan.
✓Students can demonstrate French pastry techniques
This program requires seven courses in Culinary Arts and one Business Computer Applications course for a total of 16.5 units.
(Y1 or S1)
|CUL 72||Introduction to Purchasing for Food|
Service & Hospitality
|CUL 54||Sanitation, Safety, and Storage ||.5||S1|
|CUL 74||Introduction to Baking and Pastry ||3||S1|
Baking and Pastry
|CUL 78||Introduction to Catering and Event|
Service Operations and Management
|CUL 32||Culinary Internship||3||S2|
|BCA 59||Computer Literacy||1||S1|