International Baking and Pastry Columbia, MD

Indulge your creative side – not to mention your sweet tooth – with a career in International Baking and Pastry! LCI’s International Baking and Pastry training can help you learn to cook, mix, bake and create delicious treats while you practice in fully-equipped European-style kitchens.

Join the growing field of baking in the Maryland-D.C. area!

More than 6,000 bakers will be needed throughout the region by 2026*! Baking establishments are hiring across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. – take advantage of these opportunities with International Baking and Pastry training at Lincoln Culinary Institute (LCI), a division of Lincoln Tech in Columbia, MD.

In our International Baking and Pastry training program, topics include:

  • Creating centerpieces from chocolate, truffles and candy
  • Baking both traditional and modern cakes using proven culinary techniques
  • Making breads, cookies, éclairs, and pies from scratch
  • Distinguishing wines by grape and variety
  • Sugar and chocolate artistry
  • Food and beverage management
  • The science of nutrition
  • And a lot more!

You’ll also complete three 90-hour externships, giving you the chance to learn from, and work side-by-side with, baking and pastry professionals who make their livings doing exactly what you want to do for a career! There’s no better way to experience life in the world of baking and pastry.

Let Lincoln Culinary Institute help you get on the road to becoming a Pastry Chef. Explore International Baking and Pastry training today!

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

The following career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Culinary Institute in Columbia, MD:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the Columbia, MD campus and enrolled in a program can be found at:

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