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Baking And Pastry Classes at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 021077
  • Phone: (775) 673-7000

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  • Phone: (775) 673-7042

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  • Phone: (775) 673-7072

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Baking And Pastry Classes

The baking and pastry program at Truckee Meadows Community College prepares students for a career in a hotel, restaurant, resort, bistro, or bakery as an executive pastry cook, chocolatier, or Boulanger. The program focuses on preparing students to serve as professional bakers and pastry specialist in restaurants and other commercial baking establishments. Program courses include: bread and pastry making, handling, and storage, as well as cake and pastry decorating, baking industry operations, product packaging and marketing operations, and counter display. Get more details below including other Nevada colleges that offer baking and pastry classes.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Baking And Pastry program at TMCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chefs and Head Cooks

  • Description:

    Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, chefs and head cooks employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.8% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Reno-Sparks, NV
      • Total Employment: 290
      • Average Hourly Rate: $21.93
      • Average Annual Salary: $45,610

Bakers

  • Description:

    Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, bakers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.3% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Reno-Sparks, NV
      • Total Employment: 240
      • Average Hourly Rate: $12.83
      • Average Annual Salary: $26,690

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).