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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!


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.


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!