Professional Baking and Design

The Professional Baking and Design Program trains students in the fundamentals of professional baking. Students can complete the entire program and receive a certificate in Professional Baking and Design, or can complete certificates in either Professional Baking or Cake Decorating.

The cake decorating curriculum gives students instruction to skillfully express their creativity. It consists of hands-on training, beginning with basic decorating techniques and progressing to the elaborate skills necessary to complete a beautifully decorated wedding cake. 

The professional baking curriculum provides training for those who wish to enter this dynamic segment of the food service industry; specialty bake shops, supermarkets, discount chains and delicatessens are all expanding into the “hot bakery” field.

Professional Baking and Design Program Flyer

Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Professional Baking and Design Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

2017-2018 Professional Baker

Part-Time (M-Th, 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 11/13/2017
  • 11/6/2017 – 2/20/2018
  • 2/12/2018 – 5/14/2018
  • 4/26/2018 – 7/19/2018

2017-2018 Cake Decorator

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 10/17/2017
  • 10/18/2017 – 12/20/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 3/7/2018
  • 3/8/2018 – 5/14/2018
  • 5/15/2018 – 7/12/2018

 

Program Cost

Professional Baker

  • Total Credit Hours: 10
  • Estimated Program Cost: $1,477 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Cake Decorating

  • Total Credit Hours: 7
  • Estimated Program Cost: $868 (books may add to your final cost)

 


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Earning Potential

Cake Decorator

  • Hourly Pay = $12.97
  • Annual Salary = $26,980+Bonus

Baker

  • Hourly Pay = $14.09
  • Annual Salary = $29,310+Bonus

Food Preparation

  • Hourly Pay = $9.73
  • Annual Salary = $20,240+Tip

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Baker
  • Pastry chef

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Caterers
  • Country clubs
  • Cruise ships
  • Delis
  • Grocery stores
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Nursing homes
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Schools

Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm

Related Services

Emily's Cafe is a product of our Culinary Arts Program. Our entrees are ordered, created, prepared, and served by our Culinary Arts students.

Planning an event? Let Emily's Catering help. Check out our catering menu.

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Emily's Catering is a partnership with SAVA Catering at the EGTC Main Campus located at 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver. Our selections are prepared by interns and graduates of our Culinary Arts Program.

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From our students...

As long as you apply yourself the work is really easy and help is available when you need it. EGTC seems to be very organized and knows what it takes to make students successful.

Stephanie Medero
Administrative Assistant Student

From our teachers...

Those wanting to start their own business, this is the field to be in. Our program is very hands on and allows one to work on their craft

Cosmetology - Deborah Gonzales
Cosmetology Instructor