Program Overview

Pastry Chef Assistant Certificate

Pastry Chef Assistant Certificate


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

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hcm
Degree: Certificate
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This certificate builds on the Baking and Pastry Assistant certificate and provides students with advanced level baking and pastry skills to prepare students for advanced career opportunities in the pastry industry. Students can acquire skills including advanced and artisan bread making, European tortes and pastries, advanced pastries, confectionery, chocolate work, frozen desserts, specialized diets and healthful baking.

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

11 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Patisserie II

5

course

Hospitality Supervision

3

Baking and Pastry Elective (see list below)

3

Third Semester

11-12 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Patisserie III

5

Baking and Pastry Elective (see list below)

3

Baking and Pastry Elective (see list below)

3-4

Total Hours for Certificate

31

Baking and Pastry Elective Options

Course

Title

Hours

course

Yeast Breads

3

course

Advanced Yeast Breads

3

course

Special Diets and Healthful Baking

4

course

Cake Decorating

4

course

Chocolate and Confections

3

course

Culinary and Hospitality Internship

3

^ 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.