Baking & Pastry Arts - Level 1
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If you are looking for a Vancouver art _ design school that offers you a certificate course in Baking _ Pastry Arts, and hope to pursue a career in the culinary profession, the following Art Institute of Vancouver program may be just the education you've been searching for.

From cakes to custards and meringues to macaroons, the exacting, creative expression that characterizes the baking and pastry arts is a respected and demanding facet of the culinary profession. The Baking _ Pastry Arts – Level I program is ideal for culinary students and professionals who want to explore the opportunities that exist in the colourful and creative world of pastry and desserts.

A highly creative yet technical specialization, pastry arts is experiencing a renaissance that reflects the rapid growth of the food service industry. Our curriculum emphasizes speed, coordination, and teamwork when preparing pastry from scratch. Topics such as cake and pastry preparation, frozen desserts and chocolate, regional desserts, and cake decorating are specifically included in courses to prepare students for careers in baking and pastry-making.

Through hands-on experimentation and in-class instruction, students discover the tools and techniques used by industry to achieve professional results. Students receive a solid foundation that enhances their knowledge and skills in the kitchen, and prepares them for entry-level positions within the baking and pastry industry. Studies in nutrition, sanitation, safety management, and careers in the restaurant business give students a full spectrum of knowledge about the culinary industry as they develop their skills as pastry technicians.