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Program Chair/Instructor – Professional Baking and Pastry Arts
Building: 185
Room: 234
Phone: (250) 740-6114, Local 6114
Mail drop: 180-1
Email: Martin.Barnett@viu.ca

The Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island (CIVI) at VIU provides students with a Certificate in Professional Baking and Pastry Arts giving them the leading edge to advancement and progression in the baking and pastry profession. This full–time program provides baking and pastry arts students with knowledge and experience in the science and production of bakery items baked in both commercial ovens and our wood burning brick oven. Emphasis is placed on traditional and artisan baking methods as applied to modern Canadian and international trends. The pastry arts component of the program also provides the fundamental skills needed in pastry training from cake decoration, including wedding and special occasion cakes, to desserts, chocolate and sugar work. Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island baking and pastry arts students are ready for employment in the professional baking and pastry industry — patisserie shops, hotels, retail and wholesale bakeries, supermarkets, restaurants, caterers, camps and other food–related businesses.
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