Associate in Applied Science Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking
Training for Aspiring Baking and Pastry Arts Professionals
For those whose hearts are set on creating the sweeter things in life, our Associate in Applied Science in Pâtisserie and Baking offers an opportunity to gain the skills necessary for professional career opportunities in the baking, pastry arts and culinary industry. Through demonstration followed by practical application, our experienced chef instructors at Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts, baking and pastry arts schools provide students with intensive training in baking and pastry arts fundamentals.
In our professionally-equipped kitchens and student-run campus restaurant, you can find yourself immersed in a dynamic environment where you can develop your confidence, be encouraged to master challenges and explore your own creativity and style. Throughout this innovative pastry arts and baking degree program your hands-on practical training will be reinforced with industry-relevant general education courses that teach interpersonal and communication skills essential to the work place. The program concludes with an off-site externship in an actual restaurant, bakery or other culinary establishment. You will have the opportunity to work alongside baking and pastry arts professionals and be exposed to a real-world experience that can further prepare you for career opportunities in the field you love. Potential places of employment include hotels, resorts, restaurants, catering companies, bakeries, cruise ships, and any other venues where quality baked goods and pastries are produced.
Primary Program Objectives
- Master fundamental baking skills through hands-on teaching as well as the theoretical knowledge that underlies competency in the field.
- Develop skills in baking and pastry preparation with elements of plated desserts, international creations, and centerpieces.
- Learn how to create magnificent showpieces and displays. Cake decoration includes simple royal icing as well as a range of wedding cake styles.
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