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Specialty Baking, Certificate of Completion

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The Baking Arts Specialty Baking Certificate of Completion prepares students for entry level employment with a good foundation for job advancement. Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in commercial kitchens, in-store bakeries, baking and catering operations with a focus on production, dietary diversity, cakes, breads, sugar, and chocolate work.

Specialty Baking Certificate graduates will:

  • prepare quality yeast products, quick breads, cakes and icings, pastries, pies and cookies on a consistent basis
  • understand the fundamentals and concepts of allergens and dietary concerns
  • demonstrate plating and presentation of restaurant desserts
  • participate in production and planning retail sales
  • manipulate sugar and chocolate
  • prepare advanced breads and cake decorating techniques
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy

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.

Program Requirements

Required Course Sequence

Students with baking experience and a certification in food safety can place into BAKE 119 with instructor permission.

Total Program Credits: 42

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