Bakery/Pastry

This program uses the baking industry to teach students about the highly diverse food manufacturing and marketing industry.  Students make a wide variety of sweet and savory baked goods that include pizza, yeast bread products, cakes, donuts, cookies, pies and other specialty food items.  The bakery lab provides students with hands on skills that are transferable to every aspect of the food industry.  Upon completion of this program, students may enter the work place or take advantage of post-secondary education and scholarship opportunities available at technical, two-year, or four-year colleges and universities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Baker
  • Cake Decorator
  • Dietary Aide
  • Pastry Chef
  • Product Developer
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER
EDUCATION
  • Certified Pastry Chef
  • Bakery Manager
  • Bakery Owner
  • Food Scientist

*Average Salary Range: $20,000- $84,000

*Based on skill level, education and experience

Going to R.G. Drage was a great investment in my future. Not only did I learn about the food industry, but without this school, I would not have been awarded the many scholarships to further my education at Sullivan University.

Kymbirlee Kiko, R.G. Drage/ Tuslaw High School Graduate- Sullivan University

Program Instructor: Dennis Finley Email: dennis.finley@rgdrage.org
Industry Credentials: National Restaurant Association Education Foundation/Certificate of Achievement, ServSafe Certification
Course Credits: 3 Credits Per Year
Student Organization: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
College Partners: Stark State College, University of Akron, Pittsburg Tech Institute, Hocking College, Sullivan University, Johnson & Wales University, Culinary Institute of America

R. G. Drage will be closed from Nov. 23 thru Nov. 28. Classes will resume Nov. 29th.

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