Introduction to Professional Baking

Registration Fee: $250 (Book required).

Learn the basic techniques of pastry and baking in this 12-week course. The course familiarizes students with the recipes and concepts used by professional bakers and pastry chefs, which forms the basics of every competent baker's repertoire. Learn how to make quick breads, yeasts breads, pies, tart, fruit dessert, layer cakes, baking puff pastry and cookie lessons, custard and mousse. This program investigates a broad range of pastries both classic and modern to provide a full understanding of all baking categories. This course is designed for anyone looking to increase his or her baking skills and knowledge.

061218 T/Th 6 - 9 pm 3/19-6/13 Beck VHS/Panther Café

ServSafe Manager Prep & Exam

Registration Fee: $65 (Book required).

ServSafe is a mandated certification program geared towards achieving the highest level of training and expertise in the food industry for food managers, caters and those who run food based businesses. This class will assist you in reviewing the subjects that will be tested on the exam. At the end of the three week course, you will be ready to take the exam in class. The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is nationally recognized and accredited. ServSafe's Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Conference for Food Protection (CFP).

061215 M/W 6 - 9 pm 4/1-4/17 Beck Sunset/302

Teacher Bio: Keri Beck

My greatest accomplishment is guiding students with great passion and drive to culinary school and learning of their success. Over the years I have supervised 35 member teams and managed hands on training, purchasing, quality control, menu research development, and marketing. For the past 18 years I have assisted students in their professional growth, succeeding in their culinary program to receive positions in the industry.