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Baking & Pastry Specialist

Baking and Pastry

40 Weeks to a New Career!

Are you ready to turn your passion for pastry into a career? IOT’s Baking and Pastry Specialist program can put you on the path to an exciting career in the pastry and baking arts.

Real World Training

IOT’s Baking and Pastry Specialist (BPS) program prepares graduates for a broad range of entry points into the food service industry through a hands-on foundation of specialized skills in creating:

Specialty breads and desserts, chocolates, tarts, and torts

Program Benefits

IOT designs program schedules with your busy lifestyle in mind. You can take advantage of these benefits:

180-hour externship in an industry kitchen
Personal uniform and pastry toolkit provided in program cost
Preparation for ServSafe exams

Expand Your Career Options

With IOT’s culinary arts training, you can pursue a variety of roles in food service and catering, including:

• Bread and Pastry Baker
• Dessert Specialist, Catering Specialist
• Institutional and Cafeteria Baker
• Bakery Chef
• Gourmet Specialty Baker


IOT enhances classroom instruction through a 160-hour externship in a wide range of kitchen settings in local restaurants, hotels, institutions, and/or clubs. Externships reinforce the BPS learning experience and prepare students for a real-world setting as students rotate through all production aspects of a professional kitchen.

Get Started

If you’re ready to step into an exciting new career as a baking and pastry chef, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

We pride ourselves on meeting educational standards set forth by recognized accrediting bodies and professional organizations. To that end, Institute of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Since 1978.

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Request information today to talk to an admissions representative and start your new career!

About Us
At IOT our family mission is to inspire, support, and empower students through education and career development.

Our Values

  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Outstanding customer service.
  • Higher educational standards.
  • Our employees’ collective energy.
  • Partnerships with our communities.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, visit:

Baking and Pastry

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