This certificate is designed to further the education and training for those already working in this field as well as to accommodate individuals entering careers in the field of Pastry Arts. Several credits courses are transferable to the Culinary Arts Certificate. As part of the course requirements, students participate in a work experience opportunity. Individuals who wish to continue their studies following graduation may transfer courses in this program to similar programs at the baccalaureate level. For more information, contact Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator Chris Gentile at (203) 285-2432 or CGentile@gatewayct.edu.
Program Learning Outcomes
Analyze theory and techniques of baking and pastry arts
Evaluate the establishment and maintenance of a safe and sanitary foodservice operation including Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point and State of Connecticut law
Decorate layer cakes with molded and sculpted decorations