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Show off skills in the kitchen and prepare sweet treats. Students will learn how to make and artfully prepare a variety of breads, cookies, pastries, and pies. Get a glimpse of life inside a commercial bakery.

Student making sweets

This is a one year program for juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to earn up to four credits per year in CTE or a combination of CTE and integrated academic credit for career and financial management, math and science.

Sample units of study include kitchen math, cookies, quick breads, pies, cake mixing and baking, artisan breads, baking tools and equipment and proper measuring techniques.

Student with Sweets

Career opportunities include assistant pastry chef and bakers, head pastry chef, cake designing, retail bakery management, bakery owner and more.

We have articulation agreements with Alfred State College, Bryant & Stratton College, the Culinary Institute of America, Jefferson Community College, SUNY Adirondack, Johnson & Wales University and SUNY Cobleskill.

BOCES students also have the opportunity to earn up to 20 credits towards a two-year, AOS Business Degree at Jefferson Community College. Click here to learn more.

Click here to download the program brochure

Instructor at the Charles H. Bohlen, Jr. Technical Center:

Monika Atanasova

Instructor at Howard G. Sackett Technical Center:

Jeremy Kelly