Ivy Tech announcing new Baking and Pastry concentration of Hospitality degree program

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June 26, 2012

Ivy Tech announcing new Baking and Pastry concentration of Hospitality degree program

 Ivy Tech-Bloomington announced today the addition of a Baking and Pastry concentration to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Hospitality Administration. The Hospitality degree also offers a concentration in Culinary Arts.

According to Chef Jeffrey Taber, Hospitality Program Chair, “As a baker, and former bakery owner, I am excited to offer this concentration. The job market for baking and pastry graduates goes beyond the small independent bakery.”

Restaurants, hotels, clubs, grocery stores, commercial, and independent shops are constantly seeking bakers and pastry chefs with the necessary skills and experience. This area of study is tailored to prepare a graduate to satisfy industry demands and American Culinary Federation Standards for Baker certification.

Graduates from the Hospitality Administration degree program can start careers as cooks, chefs, bakers, convention center managers, event planners, food service managers, lodging and restaurant managers.

Registration for fall classes is open, and classes begin on August 20. For more information about the Baking and Pastry concentration or the Hospitality Administration degree, contact Jeffrey Taber at (812) 330-6267 or jtaber3@ivytech.edu.

For information about Ivy Tech degree program offerings, visit www.ivytech.edu.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College (www.ivytech.edu) is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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