Baking and Pastry ArtsConestoga College

About this Program

Level: Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts

Discpline: Hospitality Administration and Management

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $12,500.00

Waterloo Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Jan. 1, 2022 open

Program Description

This program is designed to help students start a career as a baker or pastry chef. It will include practical, theoretical and hands-on training in areas of baking, baking equipment usage, baking and pastry fundamentals, food costing, cake decorating, sanitation and safety and pastry management. Under faculty guidance, working individually and as part of a team, students will develop core skills in specialized areas, including: chocolate and confections, wedding and specialty cakes, tarts and pastries, plated desserts, artisan breads and breakfast pastries, petits fours, laminated dough and viennoiseries, ice cream and sorbets.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.