Baking and Pastry Arts

Program Content: The Baking and Pastry Arts Program covers basic and advanced preparation of a wide variety of baked goods and dessert items. Topics include breads, breakfast pastries, cookies, chocolate applications, cake decorating and more. Students will learn leadership and employability skills as they work in a retail bakery setting. Upon completion of the program, graduates are qualified to work as pastry cooks and bakers under the supervision of a pastry chef or head baker.

Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately 6 months full-time to complete

Industry Certification: Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe)

Job Placement Rate: 100%

On-Time Completion Rate: 100%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Baking and Pastry Arts

Required Books and Materials: Baking and Pastry Arts

Estimated Total: $4,000*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus: 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email



*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.


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