Breads, cakes, pies: Oh my!


Learn the best techniques for making the best cakes, artisan breads, and pies.

This program prepares students to work as professional bakers and pastry specialists in restaurants or other commercial baking establishments.

The 24-credit-hour college certificate features a number of hands-on classes. Courses include bread and pastry making; bread and pastry handling and storage; cake and pastry decorating; baking industry operations; product packaging and marketing operations; and counter display and service.

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  • ACCREDITATION


    Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

    ENROLL NOW!


    We are enrolling now for fall classes at TCL’s brand new Culinary Institute of the South. Plus, general education courses can be completed at any campus or online. You could be our first graduating class!

    Quick Facts


    ADD TO YOUR RESUME

    This specialty certificate will expand your career options..

    LEARN FROM THE BEST

    TCL’s instructors are award-winning and industry credentialed.

    NEW CAREER – FAST!

    This program can be completed in as little as two full-times semesters.

    Student Creations

    Jaqueline Orak

    WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING


    “For me, the ultimate reward in the food and beverage industry is guest satisfaction, and I love teaching my students to feel the same way.”

    Chef Jackie Orak

    Baking & Pastry Program Director

    FAQS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    Program Cost

    Tuition: 24 credits x $190 per credit = $4,560.

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

    *Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

    The Career

    Program Dean


    Chef Miles Huff

    Dean, Culinary Arts & Hospitality

    843-470-6046

    New River Campus, Bldg 50, Rm. 208

    Instructors


    Jacqueline Orak

    Culinary Arts & Hospitality Department Chair / Instructor

    843-470-6031

    New River Campus, Bldg. 50, Rm. 118

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