The Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts program provides students with solid culinary skills combined with a focus on baking and pastry. You will learn pastry and bread baking techniques, production skills and critical-thinking skills. Students use a variety of tools and equipment to produce items such as cakes, frozen desserts, edible centerpieces, candies, cookies, tortes and various pastries. During your externship, you will receive on-the-job training in a real-world culinary setting.
As a Baking and Pastry Arts student, you will work alongside our skilled instructors, who are dedicated to teaching you the art and science of baking. In our industry-current teaching kitchens, you will receive practical training and learn how to create a wide variety of baked goods and pastries. Students also gain knowledge of the fundamentals of foodservice, including foodservice sanitation, supervisory procedures and nutrition, with a curriculum that encourages students to balance creativity with practicality.
Choosing Keiser to further my culinary education was the greatest decision I ever made. Their small class sizes allow you to receive one on one guidance from the instructors. Not only do the instructors help in the classroom but outside it as well. They assist you in finding [externships] as a student, as well as a job upon graduation that best meets your skills and talents. I loved my time at Keiser and wouldn’t trade that for anything!