Program Overview

Baking and Pastry Assistant Certificate

Baking and Pastry Assistant Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hcm
Degree: Certificate
Plan 22FJ

This program prepares students for entry-level employment in bakeshop operations in the food service industry, including bakeries, restaurants, hotels, country clubs, retail stores, catering, institutional foodservice and commercial foodservice operations. The program provides students with an understanding of the varied career choices in the hospitality industry. Students gain a basic level of baking and pastry skills and competence in food safety and sanitation practices. Students learn how to use recipes and prepare a variety of breads and pastries including quick breads, yeast breads, pies, pastries, tarts, custards, mousses, and cakes, as well as plate presentation. Students earn the ServSafe Foodservice Sanitation license as a part of this certificate.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Hospitality Industry

3

course

ServSafe: Food Service Sanitation

1

course

Patisserie I

5

Second Semester

8 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Patisserie II

5

course

Hospitality Supervision

3

Total Hours for Certificate

17

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising contact your Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.