Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Fall semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Plan, prepare and present a variety of bakery and pastry products that will meet the diverse needs of food service environments.
Identify and produce baking and pastry that is consistent with the emerging trends in the industry.
Create, produce and manage a full café menu including baking and pastry arts and related beverages.
Apply marketing theories and concepts to a pastry and baking operation.
Support the goals of the pastry and baking operation and the responsible use of its resources through the application of kitchen management skills and knowledge.
Supervise and manage staff according to accepted human resource management legislation and industry standards.
Contribute to the provision of a healthy, safe and well maintained food environment, and to the service of baking and pastry products that are free from harmful bacteria, and other contaminants, with an awareness of potential allergens.
Apply fundamental nutritional principles to all aspects of food production.
Apply cost control techniques to baking and pastry service operations.
Develop strategies and plans to enhance leadership, entrepreneurship, and management in a baking and pastry area for the hospitality environment.
Work effectively independently and as a member of a team in the baking industry.
Qualified students will complete an unpaid work placement in the baking and pastry industry in the Greater Toronto Area. Students will also be able to apply for placements across Canada and Europe, which have jump-started many successful careers.
Our seven on-campus kitchen labs comprise the most modern facilities in the world. Among them are the award-winning culinary demonstration theatre and kitchen lab, induction cooking labs with high-tech exhaust and theatre-style seating and cooking demonstration area.
First year consists of pastry fundamentals, food costing and dessert menu management. In second year, students learn traditional and contemporary techniques as well as emerging opportunities, international trends and applications used in the industry.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in competitions such as Culinary Olympics, Iron Chef, Nestle Food Truck Recipe Competition and chocolate sculpting to showcase culinary expertise.
"Winning this competition has opened so many doors for me." - Tina Pistarelli, Nestlé Professional Minor's Food Truck Challenge winner
Congratulations to Baking & Pastry Arts Management student Ruby Nguyen, who placed fourth overall at the Skill Canada Competitions.
Select your uniform for this program.
We are grateful to our corporate donors for their generous support of the Baking and Pastry Arts Management program.
Read how Baking and Pastry Arts Management student Stefanie Francavilla's hard work and dedication paid off as she took home the gold at Skills Canada!
Watch the video of Junichi Mitsubori, a wagashi master, to see a rare glimpse into the creation of traditional confectionery works of art.
Watch the video to find out why so many of our students love the Baking and Pastry Arts Management Program.
Watch the video to see our Baking and Pastry Arts Management students compete in the 2016 Tabasco Iron Chef Challenge
Watch the video to see Humber students compete in the 2015 Nestlé Food Truck Recipe Challenge
Watch the video to see a Humber student showcase her sculpture made entirely of chocolate at the Callebaut Chocolate Competition
Watch the video to see the conclusion of our two-part Callebaut Chocolate Competition series
Qualified students in this program may have a unique opportunity to complete their fourth semester in Italy. This eight week academic program offers our students a meaningful and challenging experience in baking and pastry arts from an international perspective and is offered in partnership with APICIUS International School of Hospitality at the Florence University of Arts. Students are enrolled at Humber and pay an additional program fee for this Semester 4 optional program. The work placement is also completed in this final semester.
Students may also be eligible to apply for our annual short duration experiential trips. These faculty led study abroad trips are confirmed in the fall semester and are approximately two weeks in length. Qualified students in this program may apply to participate in experiential learning trips to the Mediterranean/Italy where students have a hands-on experience in food culture and lifestyle of the Mediterranean.
These trips vary each year and are subject to availability and eligibility requirements. Additional fees apply.
Our program will provide you with advanced baking and pastry training, as well as management skills required to operate a successful business. Our graduates also find employment as bakers and pastry chefs nationally and internationally in a variety of settings including:
World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS)
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn Food Safety and Sanitation Certification (TrainCan – BASICS.fst®) as part of the program. Humber’s culinary, pastry and culinary apprenticeship programs have been awarded the Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program, an international recognition from the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS), for meeting or exceeding the WACS standards of quality culinary education.
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Hospitality & Tourism Success Stories
Alumni Spearheads Vertical Farming Initiative in UAE
Tue, August 25, 2020
Culinary Management alumni, Aphisith (Joe) Phongsavanh is helping reduce food waste by growing vegetables in pods in Dubai.
Standing for Sustainable Seafood
Fri, July 10, 2020
Chef Wise Canada teamed up with Ocean Wise to invite Chef Chalmers to share her views on sustainable seafood.
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Tue, June 02, 2020
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No news at this time.
Faculty of Business News
Work-Integrated Learning Guest Speaker Provides Invaluable Career Search Insight
Mon, September 14, 2020
The Work-Integrated Learning Centre was pleased to welcome Meena Dowlwani on June 18th as part of the Summer 2020 Virtual Guest Speaker Series hosted over Zoom.
Shopify Partnership Teaches Students How to Run a Business
Tue, September 08, 2020
Business students in courses BUS 2504 and FASH 4500 e-Retailing will have access to an online store with a functioning checkout as part of a new partnership with Shopify this fall.
ORHMA President and CEO Shares Positive Outlook on the Hospitality Industry
Tue, September 08, 2020
The WIL team hosted Tony Elenis, President and CEO of the ORHMA as a guest speaker for a virtual meeting with students from multiple programs.
Business Students Excel in Global Systems Gap Challenge
Wed, August 26, 2020
This summer 130 Faculty of Business students participated and successfully completed Humber’s Global Systems Gap Challenge.
A Message from the Faculty of Business Senior Dean about Racism
Thu, July 02, 2020
As educators, we have a responsibility to disrupt injustices, we are in a unique position to eliminate racism and bigotry within our school's culture.
Launch Me Competition Winners Announced
Wed, April 29, 2020
Congratulations to the winners who presented their final pitches on Zoom for a chance to win funding and resources to support their startups.
Finalists to Present Business Ideas Online for Launch Me Competition
Wed, April 01, 2020
The Launch Me Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and present their business ideas at a live pitch night.
Humber at Home
Wed, April 01, 2020
As we adjust to working and learning at home, it’s important to stay connected to each other.
Toastmasters Practice Public Speaking Skills Virtually
Tue, March 31, 2020
The Toastmaters Club, spearheaded by International Business Professor Alain Londes, held their weekly meeting on Zoom.
Faculty of Business Donates to Youth Without Shelter
Mon, March 09, 2020
Proceeds from the annual Faculty of Business holiday party were donated to YWS and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Business Professors Share Innovative Teaching Methods at League for Innovations Conference
Thu, March 05, 2020
Business Professors, Farah Jamal Karmali and Hanadi Alnawab joined a team of colleagues to participate in the League for Innovations Conference.
Students Attend TJX Canada Home Tour
Fri, February 07, 2020
On February 6th, TJX opened its doors to students and members of the Work-Integrated Learning Centre for their Home Tour event.
No news at this time.
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