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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Bakery & Pastry Arts (BPAO.S.AAS)

  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Hospitality Management
The baking/pastry/confection program at Sinclair Community College prepares its graduates for an exciting career as a pastry chef. Skills learned in a commercial-grade bakery kitchen include proper mixing methods, shaping/sculpting techniques, advanced baking, and the science behind it all. Students will be allowed to showcase their creativity through artisan breads, pastries, chocolate and confection displays, as well as constructing show-stopping wedding cakes. Start today and allow our certified chefs to guide you through graduation and prepare you for an exciting career. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at
Program Accreditation

The Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEF) and by the Accreditation Commission on Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), which both are recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Please visit, and on the importance of being accredited.