Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Certificate

Program Statement

The Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the food service industry. Graduates could work in kitchens or bakeries in a wide variety of establishments. This program focuses on practical training for realistic job settings.

Program Information

  • This program offers students the opportunity to develop practical preparation for entry into the growing food service industry.
  • Applicants must attend a New Student Information Session
  • All courses are taught by experienced chef instructors and/or food service industry professionals.
  • Successful completion of this program requires participants to be able to demonstrate practical cooking skills required to work successfully in a professional kitchen.

After Bristol

On completion of this certificate, students can transition to the Applied Associate of Science in Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Arts degree or continue to an entry-level food service position in the workforce.

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Course Sequencing


Academic Area

Business and Experiential Education

Degree Offered

Certificate in Achievement in Culinary Arts (Baking and Pastry)

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Program Contact

Esteban Martinez
Department Chair

Vidyanidhi Rege
Dean of Business and Experiential Education

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