What You Learn in Pastry Arts School

What You Learn in Pastry Arts School
What You Learn in Pastry Arts School

What You Learn in Pastry Arts School

The Pastry Arts program at YTI Career Institute (YTI) can be completed in as few as 12 months. This program is offered in a hybrid format, meaning lectures are online and labs are in-person. Graduates of the Pastry Arts program earn a diploma. YTI was also awarded the ACF's Exemplary Status in February of 2015, which symbolizes the highest educational standards recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC).

Individuals who graduate from this program are eligible to receive certification as a Certified Pasty Culinarian (CPCC) through the American Culinary Federation (ACF) as long as they are a member of ACF prior to graduation. Students will also have the opportunity to earn their ServSafe Sanitation Certification.

While in the program, students have the to opportunity to take specific classes that will assist them in gaining the skills they need for a career in the culinary field after graduation. These include:

  • Classical Pastry
  • International Breads
  • Cake Decoration I and II
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Pastry Presentation
  • Basic Nutrition
  • Retail Pasty Production

When students are in the Pastry Arts program, many helpful skills will we be introduced to them. Some of these include:

  • Basic baking and mixing skills
  • Proper sanitization
  • Knife skills
  • Bread families
  • Types of pastry decorations
  • How to scale large batch recipes
  • Sugar work (gummies, hard candy, brittle, etc.)
  • Chocolate work (piped truffles, dipped chocolates, candy bars, etc.)

To learn more about the Pastry Arts program, such as tuition, financial aid information, schedules, and more, check out the program description page. If you're ready to get started, visit the online application portal.