The Baking Arts Basic Skills (I-BEST) Certificate of Completion prepares students for entry level employment opportunities in a commercial kitchen, in-store bakery, or bakery operation. Basic skills learned are food safety and sanitation, dietary diversity in baking, and introduction to production.
I-BEST Baking Skills Certificate graduates will:
prepare for a national food safety certification through the National Restaurant Association
demonstrate fundamental skills, concepts and techniques of baking
prepare various bakery items for production and sale
understand the fundamentals and concepts of allergens and dietary concerns
demonstrate critical thinking and teamwork
Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.