Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Baking and Pastry Certificate

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The Baking and Pastry Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to enter into the baking and pastry field in entry-level positions.

Credit Hours Required: 18

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Baking and Pastry Certificate, the learner will be able to:

  1. Prepare a variety of egg and dairy based products, fried baked goods and a variety of pastry products to include but not limited to meringue, fritters, cakes and pies.
  2. Demonstrate techniques used in the creative process to design finished display pieces.
  3. Demonstrate the use of various chocolates and sugar uses in the decorating process.
  4. Demonstrate how to control costs in the food service industry resulting a profitable business.
  5. Practice the skills necessary to assist in pastry shops, restaurants, and related departments in the food industry.
  6. Obtain ServSafe Certification.