The Culinary School at EVIT - Commercial Baking & Pastry Arts

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 The EVIT Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs are the only high school culinary and baking programs in Arizona accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.


Learn the tools-of-the-trade and professionalism necessary to gain employment as a baker, pastry chef or business owner.

Baking instruction focuses on making cookies, cakes, chocolate confections, tarts, breads and plated desserts. The class also advances onto cake decorating, pastries, plate painting, individual desserts, and wedding cakes.

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Students manage an on-site bakery to learn what it’s like working in the industry and with the public.

Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, visit the Dual Enrollment page.

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Commercial Baking & Pastry Arts Program.

For announcements and updates about the EVIT Commercial Baking program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.

Course Code CU20, CU25, CU26

Prerequisites  At least 6 high school credits, including 1 Math credit
On track to graduate or a plan for graduation
2.0 GPA or equivalent standardized test scores
Foods I and/or Foods II or work experience in the field or teacher approval 
Length 2-4 semesters

Campus Location EVIT Main Campus

Certifications American Culinary Federatin Education Foundation (ACF) Certification
ServSafe Manager

Possible Careers Hotel, Restaurant, Bake and Pastry Shop, Apprentice Cooks, Bakers, Decorators, Assistants and Stewards

Average Entry Level Salary $12 - $15 per hour