Baking and Pastry Arts Career Opportunities
The Baking and Pastry Arts program prepares graduates for employment as baking and pastry professionals in a variety of foodservice settings--
- Catering businesses
- Independent bakeries/pastry shops
- Wholesale/retail markets
- High‑volume bakeries
Graduates should qualify for entry level positions--
- Pastry/bakery assistant
- Area pastry chef
- Assistant pastry chef
With experience, advancement opportunities may include--
- Pastry chef
- Cake designer
- Bakery manager
American Culinary Federation certification is available to graduates.
Earnings of entry-level bakers and pastry chefs in the United States range from $23,000 to $31,000.