Baking School and Career Resources

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If you're ready to take your baking skills to the next level, it's time to consider baking schools and  programs. Find resources that will help you determine your career path and what baking school to attend.

The following articles can help you gather the information you'll need to make important decisions about your future:

Career Spotlight: Pastry Chef

To a night owl, typical bakers' hours may seem daunting, but to bakers and pastry chefs, the quiet, productive hours spent baking before business opens are a satisfying way to start each day.

Baker vs. Pastry Chef: What's the Difference?

Is there a difference between a baker and a pastry chef? Sometimes, these terms seem almost interchangeable. However, if you ask people in the industry, they might identify themselves as one or the other.

Choosing a Baking School

When you're ready to choose the right school for you, it's not rocket science—and yet, sometimes it's hard to know what you're looking for. Get guidance about the types of questions you should be asking, and more.

School Career Services

Finding internships and jobs isn't always easy. Sometimes it depends on who you know. The good news is that many schools offer students help—sometimes even life-long help—to make this process less painful.

Pastry Chef Job Outlook

Before you spend your tuition money on career training, it's always a good idea to find out what job growth and industry development look like. Find out what's going on in the baking and pastry world and what to expect in the job market.

Professional Baker Profile

Long-time baker and business owner, Eugene Otto, tells us about his culinary journey. Find out about his perspective on the industry, how he got his start and what advice he would give to aspiring bakers.

History of Cupcakes

Who knew cupcakes had such a past? Read about the Rise of the Cupcake on All Culinary Schools.

Cookies 101: A favorite holiday confection

Nothing spreads holiday cheer quite like a cookie. Read a history of the cookie and get baking!