Learn the fundamentals of the baking and pastry arts industry and prepare for entry-level positions in commercial bake shops or pastry kitchens. Courses include Sanitation & Safety, Pastry Arts I, Pastry Arts II, and Artisan/Specialty Breads. Upon completion, students should qualify for employment as a pastry cook, baker’s assistant or assistant pastry chef in food production settings.
Before you can enroll, you must interview with a Culinary Arts faculty member or the Program Coordinator.
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Become a pastry cook, baker’s assistant, or assistant pastry chef (or other various positions).
Academic Options: Continue your studies by completing the Associate of Applied Science degree. See Pima’s Transfer Partnerships page to determine which universities offer BAS programs that may be relevant and research how the universities may accept this program in transfer.
Gainful Employment Information: www.pima.edu/ge-crtbkg
Dean: 206-7694 (East Campus);
Academic Director: 206-5242
Program Coordinator: 206-5302
Conditional Enrollment Program:
You will be eligible to enroll in CUL courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.
Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTBKG/9BKG