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Baking and Pastry Specialist: Amplify Your Aspirations

Do you aspire to create delicious and beautiful desserts and breads for others? A career in the baking and pastry arts field could be right for you!

Employment

Between 2012 and 2022, this area is projected to add 9,400 jobs.* With an increase in population across many communities, the demand for specialty baked goods, including cupcakes, pies and cakes at grocery stores, bakeries and restaurants is expected to increase.

*Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/bakers.htm

Where can I work?

As a baker or pastry artist, you can pursue roles in a variety of work settings, including the following:

  • Restaurants
  • Catering companies
  • Bakeries

What can I do?

With a professional degree and 160-hour externship experience from IOT, you can directly transfer your hands-on knowledge and skill set to a variety of roles, from bakery chef to pastry shop owner, where you can create:

  • Breads
  • Desserts
  • Tortes
  • Chocolates
  • Many more!

The Face of Baking and Pastry Artistry

Creativity is certainly a vital ingredient for success in this field, but other assets are just as critical for success in a baking or pastry artist role, including:

  • Coordination
  • Critical thinking
  • Oral comprehension

To learn more about finding your place in this exciting, growing field, contact us today!