Baking & Pastry Chef

Find accredited baking and pastry chef schools with certificate, associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs near you. Take classes and learn to manage a pastry team, administer duties within the kitchen, take inventory, monitor equipment and more.

Use the pastry chef program search application and pick a school, they’ll contact you. Ask them directly about the program, financial aid assistance & job placement services.

Common pastry chef associate degree classes:

  • Fundamentals of Baking
  • Nutrition
  • Art of Chocolate
  • Cake Decorating
  • Specialty Desserts
  • Plated Desserts

Common pastry chef bachelor degree classes:

  • Gastronomy
  • Advanced Pastry Design
  • Restaurant Law
  • Marketing Concepts
  • Regional Pastries
  • Food Purchasing

Median executive pastry chef salary:The median annual Executive Pastry Chef salary in United States is $64,735, as of May 30, 2018

Colleges with Pastry & Baking Chef Programs

Online, accelerated and hybrid (classroom/online) pastry chef course options are available at many schools.

Baking/Pastry Chef Job Description:

  • Working with wholesalers, ordering supplies and ingredients
  • Creating and sampling new recipes
  • Budgeting
  • Kitchen and restaurant sanitation
  • Coordinate with the other chefs
  • Baking the goods.

What does a pastry chef do? You will be relying on your knowledge of how baking works, combined with your innovative and creative mind to make dazzling, mouth-watering, delectable desserts…”


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