PASTRY ARTS

A Pastry Arts student standing in front of a display of cupcakes

PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Pastry Arts provides students with an opportunity to learn all functions of a commercial bakery while perfecting their creative pastry skills.  Students keep the bakery cases, located in the Beattie Dining Room stocked full of cakes, cookies, pies, brownies, breakfast pastries and a variety of specialty breads and rolls.  Students receive quality training in our fully equipped Pastry Arts lab, learning everything from baked goods preparation to merchandising and dining room service.  There are classroom demonstrations from industry professionals throughout the school year, as well as field trips to local bakeries and restaurants.  Students also prepare special orders for holidays, weddings and special events during the year.

 

 

COURSES OF STUDY

PASTRY ARTS: Students enrolled in the Pastry Arts program will study a variety of subjects, not limited to:

A Pastry Arts student preparing dough.

  • Sanitary Practices
  • Weights, Measurements and Conversions
  • Use and Cleaning of Equipment
  • Preparing Quick Breads
  • Preparing Cookies
  • Preparing Pies and Fillings
  • Finishing Baked Goods
  • Merchandising Baked Goods
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    CAREER POTENTIAL

    PASTRY ARTS: Students who successfully complete the Pastry Arts program may look forward to careers in the following fields after continued study/work experience, not limited to:

    A Pastry Arts student scooping out cookie dough.

  • Baker
  • Cake Decorator
  • Bakery Owner/Manager
  • Artisan Baker
  • Pastry Chef
  • Catering Owner/Manager
  • Assistant Pastry Chef
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