Baking & Pastry Arts

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Baking & Pastry Arts

Learning By Doing, A Recipe For Success.

Baking is an art and career to enjoy with all the senses. Combine your natural talents and curiosity with hands-on experience in Kirkwood’s Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate program.

Gain employment skills while creating edible masterpieces in our state-of-the-art bakery lab. You'll also learn from passionate instructors and industry professionals.

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Program Notice

The next Baking and Pastry Arts program begins Feb. 27, 2023 as a 10-week, noncredit certificate.

 

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Kirkwood offers tuition assistance based on eligibility for students each year who pursue noncredit certificates.

Head to www.kirkwood.edu/fasttrack to learn more.

In just ten weeks, you’ll develop technical and artistic baking skills. Plus, you'll learn essential business savvy to succeed in the hospitality industry.

  • Bakery Essentials
  • Bakery Basics*
  • Science of Baking
  • International Breads
  • International Pastries
  • ServSafe Food Handler Certificate

*The Bakery Basics course is transferable into Kirkwood's Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science Degree program.

Program Costs

The price for this accelerated, noncredit* program is $2,995. Includes registration fees, tools, and all materials. Tuition assistance is available to help cover the cost for those eligible.

*The Bakery Basics course is transferable into Kirkwood's Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science Degree program.

Contact Us

For questions regarding this noncredit program, please reach out to either:

Hospitality Arts
Center for Hospitality Arts
319-848-8770
hospitalityarts@kirkwood.edu

Continuing Education
Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning
319-398-1022
contactce@kirkwood.edu