Ivy Tech pastry students to operate Crossing Bakery starting next week

July 3, 2014

BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington baking and pastry students are opening and operating a small retail bakery kiosk, Crossing Bakery, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning July 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Crossing Bakery will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the rest of July.

“The purpose of the class is for students to gain experience in the operation of a retail bakery, as well as plan and conduct a promotional event for it,” said Jeffery Taber, Assistant Professor and Hospitality Program Chair. “This group of students is quite enthusiastic about the opportunity.”

Crossing Bakery menu items include cherry chocolate scones with salted caramel, cranberry orange walnut scones, chocolate chip cookies, snickerdoodles, blueberry muffins, assorted personal pies, whoopie pies, birthday cake whoopie pies, gluten free no bake cookies, brownies, and more.  Prices range from $1.25 to $3 each.

Crossing Bakery is located at 2088 S. Liberty Drive on the west side.

For more information about Ivy Tech’s Hospitality degree program, log on www.ivytech.edu/academics. Fall classes begin Monday, August 25.

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.