Baking & Pastry Arts School and Careers
Learn all about baking schools and careers.
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.
Baking and Pastry Degree & Career Guide
- An Inside Look at a Baker Job: Read an Interview
- Baking & Pastry Arts School and Careers
- Five Tips for Choosing Baking Schools
- Get Career Help from Your Pastry Chef School
- Pastry Chef Job Description
- Pastry Chef Job Outlook
- Tips for Starting a Baking Business
- Top Five Things You'll Learn in Pastry School
- Trends You'll Learn About in Baking School
- What's the Difference Between a Baker vs. Pastry Chef
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