Credits Required for Certificate: 16
The Culinary Arts certificate provides students with a variety of advanced baking and decorating skills. Students will learn to design and create edible vegetable, sugar, chocolate, and bread sculptures, including showpieces for display. Students will also learn advanced techniques for cake design and decoration, creating a variety of different types of cakes while working with gum paste, fondant, buttercream, sugar, and chocolate. The courses can be taken in any sequence, and the certificate can be an add-on option for one- and two-year culinary program students.
Students who complete this program will be prepared for employment in the following positions: pastry chef, cake decorator.