Hospitality – Commerical Baking


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Introductory pastry and baking classes provide students with an understanding of the ingredients and methods used in creating breads, pastries, cookies and other desserts. Students learn how dairy, fruits, flour and chocolate come into play with pastry and baking. The fundamentals of dough and basic decorating skills are covered, and this pastry and baking class also introduces students to baking equipment and baking costs. The instructor holds National Board Certification.

 

Certifications

ServSafe – Food Sanitation

Dual Enrollment

Southern Maine Community College – 3 Credits

Articulation Agreements

Central Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Community College

York County Community College

Washington County Community College

Requirements

The text is Mastering the Art and Craft of Baking and Pastry and will be used extensively as a measure of knowledge and standards. Methods of assessment will include but are not limited to, hands-on, performance and oral presentations.

Servsafe, a nationally recognized and accredited program is offered annually. Students passing the exam receive a certificate from the national organization.

Topics covered in this aspect of Culinary Arts includes

  • Tools & Equipment
  • Bakeshop Ingredients
  • Nutrition and special-needs baking techniques
  • Quick Breads
  • Yeast Breads
  • Cookies
  • Pies
  • Pastry doughs
  • Syrups, icings, and sauces
  • Cakes and tortes
  • Fruits
  • Decorative techniques
  • Custards

Introductory pastry and baking classes provide students with an understanding of the ingredients and methods used in creating breads, pastries, cookies and other desserts. Students learn how dairy, fruits, flour and chocolate come into play with pastry and baking. The fundamentals of dough and basic decorating skills are covered, and this pastry and baking class also introduces students to baking equipment and baking costs. The instructor holds National Board Certification.

 

Certifications

ServSafe – Food Sanitation

Dual Enrollment

Southern Maine Community College - 3 Credits

Articulation Agreements

Central Maine Community College

Eastern Maine Community College

York County Community College

Washington County Community College

Instructors

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Carol Pelletier

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Details

Schedule

This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri.

Location

This course is held at Mid-Coast School of Technology .