This certificate can be completed in just two semesters. Students learn the basic principles and practices of baking and pastry arts. Emphasis is on the development of skills needed to produce a variety of baked goods in a professional setting. Classes include advanced pastry techniques, cake decorating, food safety, and more. Students practice acquired skills in a 180-hour approved externship site under the supervision of professional bakers and pastry chefs.
Contact Name: Dr. Mary-Pat Maciolek, department chair
Contact Phone: 732.906.2538
Contact Email: MMaciolek@middlesexcc.edu
Department Web: https://www.middlesexcc.edu/hospitality-culinary-arts-dietetics/