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Program ContactJeff Hadley
Email Address[email protected]
Office919-866-5990
Degrees & Pathways
  • AAS - Associate in Applied Science
  • Diploma
  • Certificates
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About The Program

 

Upcoming Orientation and Open House

Scott Northern Wake Campus Kitchens
6700 Perry Creek Road, Bldg K, Room 155
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

Orientation Slideshow

 

 

Bakers’ Row

Tuesday, May 5 | 4:30-6 p.m.
Scott Northern Wake Campus, Building K (View Interactive Map)
6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616

Advanced students in Wake Tech’s Baking & Pastry Arts program will present Bakers’ Row – a showcase of their original concept bakeries – at the Northern Wake Campus on Tuesday, May 5. The students will display and sell their most imaginative creations, from savory biscuits and artisanal bread and baguettes to cookies and pastries.

The event is open to the public, and tickets for baked goods can be purchased at the door. 
 
Bakers’ Row is an end-of-year project for students in the Baking & Pastry Arts associate degree program, which prepares aspiring bakers for entry into the industry as pastry chefs, cake designers, and bakery managers.

Baking Program

  • Baking Degree classes are held at the Scott Northern Wake Campus Kitchens
    6700 Perry Creek Road, Bldg K, Room 155
  • 1:12 Chef to Student Ratio
  • Baking classes are scheduled for 8-week mini-mesters.
For more information, contact: 
Chef Caralyn House, Program Director - 919-532-5969
Student-to-student questions: [email protected]

Prepare for an exciting career with Wake Tech’s associate’s degree program in Baking & Pastry Arts – or choose a certificate or diploma option that can be completed in less time. Daytime and evening classes are available to accommodate busy schedules.

Baking & Pastry Arts programs prepare students for quick entry into the industry, in a variety of positions: baking/ pastry assistant, area pastry chef, and assistant pastry chef, among others. With experience, graduates can advance from entry-level positions to pastry chef, cake designer, or bakery manager.

Employment opportunities include restaurants, hotels, independent bakeries and pastry shops, wholesale and retail markets, and high-volume bakeries. The programs also provide students with the skills and knowledge to start their own businesses.

 

Program Outcomes and Success Measures

2017

AAS Culinary Arts

  • Student Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Student Job Placement Rate: 100%
  • Student ACF certifications: 0%

AAS Baking and Pastry Arts

  • Student Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Student Job Placement Rate: 100%
  • Student ACF certifications: 0%

2018

AAS Culinary Arts

  • Student Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Student Job Placement Rate: 100%
  • Student ACF certifications: .1%

AAS Baking and Pastry Arts

  • Student Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Student Job Placement Rate: 97%
  • Student ACF certifications: 0%

Program Contact: Jeff Hadley
Email Address: [email protected]
Office Phone: 919-866-5990