A new career, baked from scratch.

The one-year Baking and Pastry Arts program certificate is designed to prepare graduates for employment in retail deli-bakeries, fine dining restaurants, pastry and bakery shops, commercial baking, and hotel and resort bake shops. The program combines a combination of extensive classroom hands-on training and classroom study to prepare students in the baking and pastry field. Successful graduates will be prepared to enter the workforce and obtain positions such as assistant pastry chef, assistant baker, head baker, lead baker, wedding cake decorator, and pastry chef.

Students receive extensive training in the development and preparation of breads, pies, pastries, cookies, specialty breads, and pastries, fruit bars, tortes, and international desserts. In addition, the curriculum also includes classes in management, safety and sanitation and nutrition.

Featured Alumni

The skillset I got at CIM as compared to other people I  have met , I would say I was ready for every job I have gotten since then and I was ready for Hell’s Kitchen. It really teaches you to be a hard worker.

- Kim Ryan, Chef & CIM Graduate Former Hell’s Kitchen Winner
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