International Baking and Pastry
or pastry chef
Connecticut is one of the nation’s top 10 states for bakers’ hourly pay rates – and neighboring states Massachusetts and Rhode Island are, too.* If you’re ready to start a fun, rewarding career (one where you can indulge your creative side, and your sweet tooth!) then the International Baking and Pastry training program at Lincoln Culinary Institute (LCI) in Shelton, CT is for you!
Inside European-style kitchens and using industry-standard equipment, our International Baking and Pastry training program will help you build the skills for cooking, mixing, and baking goods that not only taste and smell great, but look great too! LCI, a division of Lincoln Tech’s Shelton campus, gives you the chance to learn from professional bakers who know what it takes to start a career doing something you love.
In addition to learning food preparation skills, International Baking and Pastry training also gives you an overall glimpse into the world of food service operations: prepping food stations, working with other industry professionals, exploring beverage pairings and more!
In our International Baking and Pastry training program, topics include:
- Making breads, cookies, éclairs, and pies from scratch
- Baking both traditional and modern cakes using proven culinary techniques
- Creating centerpieces from chocolate, truffles and candy
- Sugar and chocolate artistry
- Food service operation and management
- The artistry of creating with sugar and chocolate
- Distinguishing wines by grape and variety
- 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! There’s no better way to experience life in the world of baking and pastry.
LCI’s Shelton, CT campus can help you get on the road to a career as a Pastry Chef. Check out International Baking and Pastry training today!
The following career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Culinary Institute in Shelton, CT: