About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year
Code:0458

Program Highlights

The Baking and Pastry Arts program explores career opportunities in restaurants, hotels, pastry shops, catering companies and grocery stores with in-store bakeries. Demand will continue to increase for personalized service in fresh bread and bagel shops and bakery cafés that offer specialty products such as baked goods without food additives. Upon completion of your program you may pursue employment in diverse settings including bakeries, patisseries, chocolate shops, hotels, restaurants, catering companies, camps, institutions, and resorts.

  • The Canadian Food and Wine Institute at Niagara College is renowned for its outstanding reputation with graduates, employers and industry partners
  • Offers an unrivaled learning environment, leading edge baking facilities and world-class chef faculty
  • Benchmark Restaurant, Bench to Go, and the Bench on the Go Food Truck provide hands-on training, on-site and at catered events
  • Students gain additional experience and exposure working at many special functions held on- and off- campus each year
  • Beautiful campus with on-site vineyard, hop yard, and greenhouse; in the heart of a thriving regional hospitality industry
  • Student support system includes counselling and financial aid

Career Opportunities

  • Baker
  • Pastry cook
  • Decorator
  • Pastry chefs
  • Baker manager
  • Research and development baker

I do believe Niagara College is now the best cooking school in the country. The perfect recipe for success is present. You’ve got the campus, facility, curriculum, students and the region itself. Every one of those five elements hits the mark perfectly.

Celebrity Chef Michael Smith

Start Dates

Ontario College Certificate
#0458 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Suspended
May 2018Suspended
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Open
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