Culinary & Baking Basics

Live what you love

The baking industry is growing. In this program you will prepare for entry-level positions in the baking and food industry. You will learn the principles and techniques used in the preparation of high-quality baked goods and pastries, maintain sanitation standards and work with diverse food inventories.

Career Area
Hospitality and Tourism
Technical Diploma
Program Number
  • Technical Diploma
  • 1 Terms 
  • 9 Credits
  • Starts August

Career Outlook

Culinary & Baking Basics

Median Income: $31,937.00*


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Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods. Pastry chefs in restaurants and hotels are included with “Chefs and Head Cooks”.



*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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This is an intensive, hands-on curriculum that will require day availability, Monday through Friday.

Faculty Bios

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Amanda Weber

I certainly have a passion for this industry and love sharing with you how to take your Culinary degree to the next level!

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Benjamin Reynolds

I believe we should never stop learning, especially in the Culinary field. To share my passion for hospitality and food service is an absolute dream come true. 

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