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Are you passionate about baking? Do you enjoy making people smile when they eat your dessert? Make your dreams a reality and enroll at the Culinary Arts Institute today. This certificate program will provide you with career-oriented curriculum in all aspects of baking and pastry arts. You will be taught by expert pastry chefs with many years of experience and talent who will show you the fundamental and advanced techniques you need to succeed in the industry. Enjoy small and affordable classes that are local and easily accessible, where you will experience one-on-one, hands-on instruction. Take advantage of the largest and most modern instructional kitchens and bakeshops in NJ to help you reach your dreams. Start working on your career today!
The Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts provides a career-oriented curriculum designed to develop skills beyond a proficiency level. This Certificate is designed for individuals who may not initially desire a degree but who wish to increase opportunities for employment in the field of baking and pastry within restaurants, cruise ships, assisted living facilities, hotels, resorts, institutional foodservice facilities and product development. Upon completion, students will be professionally certified to enhance skills for future employment opportunities.
Complete the following requirements:
|CAI-115 Food Sanitation and Culinary Principles|
|CAI-118 Pantry and Breakfast Cookery|
|CAI-119 Bakeshop I|
|CAI-219 Advanced Bakeshop III|
|CAI-129 Bakeshop II|
|CAI-229 Advanced Bakeshop IV - Classical|
|CBP-120 Introduction to Professional Baking|
|CBP-121 Basic Bench Work|
|CAI-125 Externship I|
TAKE 9 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
TAKE 6 CREDTIS FROM THE FOLLOWING: CBP-124 CBP-211 CBP-212 CBP-220 CBP-225 CBP-226
|CBP-124 Tarts, Tortes and Gateaux|
|CBP-211 Meringues, Souffles, and Frozen Desserts|
|CBP-212 Desserts for Restaurant andin Store Retail|
|CBP-220 Petits Fours, Mignardise and Candies|
|CBP-225 Advanced Artisanal Bread Baking|
|CBP-226 Chocolate and Sugar|
With over 10 labs, we are the largest and most modern baking and pastry program in the State of New Jersey.
Certificate - Baking and Pastry (30 credits)
|Term||Total number of students||Number of students that graduated within 150% of the time||Percentage of students that graduated within 150% of the time|
|Fall 2022 *||3||0||0%|
|These numbers are as of August 24, 2023.
* This indicates that as of the date this report was generated, it has not been 150% of the time for completion.
|We are in the process of formalizing the gathering of job placement and ACF certification data for the department. We are confident of high job placement rates based on informal collection of data from our graduates. Extensive efforts to increase ACF membership and Certified Culinarian© (CC©) certification of students are consistently being practiced.|
Our baking and pastry program has been accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation since 2019. Our program has the recognition for its high standards and reputable influence on our graduates.