Baking and Pastry student plating pastries for event

Baking & Pastry


What you’ll learn

Our one-year Baking & Pastry program brings you the education, skills, and experience of our Culinary Arts program, but with a specialized focus, so you'll be ready to enter the baking industry.

1-year certificate

Whether you want to work in restaurants, bakeries, management, nutrition, or teaching, the Baking & Pastry program will give you the fundamental skills of culinary arts and the specialized techniques of making pastries and other baked goods.

1 year Full-time
$9,880 Full program


  • How to create baked goods using local, seasonal fare
  • Commercial kitchen and baking equipment safety
  • Culinary math to scale recipes up and down accurately
  • Classical and contemporary baking & pastry techniques
  • Specialty cakes, artisan bread, and international baking
  • Professional safety & sanitation practices for food service


Completing your Baking & Pastry Certificate will show your future employers that you're serious about a career in food and that you have the experience necessary to be an asset in a bakeshop. Many of our graduates have gone on to work in or start their own restaurants and food carts around Lane County.

Stackable Certificates

Specialize your skills and hone your interests through stackable certificates! These certificates can be earned while pursuing your degree, or all on their own. Contact your advisor or the office of admissions to learn more.

Commercial Baking

Certificate of Completion

Want to gain entry into the food service industry as beginning baker or patissier? This affordable, 17-credit certificate will help you get started on an exciting career path.

Not sure which is for you? Learn more about the types of degrees & certificates Lane has to offer

Faculty Spotlights

Ryan Josef-Maier

Instructor/Program Coordinator

Jamie Goodrich

Baking Instructor

Ready to learn more?

Admissions staff - Susie, Nikki, and Rosa Maria

Talk one-on-one with a recruiter to learn more about what Lane has to offer you.

Building 1, Room 102
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405
M-Th , 8:30 am-5 pm
F, 8:30 am-2 pm
LCC is closed on Fridays during summer term