Individuals with kitchen and baking training are in high demand!

Enroll in our in-depth baking and pastry class and join the fast-paced food service industry with career opportunities at restaurants, bakeries, hotels, casinos, catering, and large scale food service providers. This eight-week program gives students the opportunity to learn in both a classroom and hands-on setting. They will learn how to work in a commercial kitchen, utilizing proper safety and sanitation while building an understanding of basic baking concepts including mixing methods and ingredient functions.

Students will also have an exciting opportunity to complete on-the-job training at The Mercantile in Pawhuska during the last three weeks of the program. They will gain additional real-world experience and be further prepared for a baking and pastry career.

Career Opportunities

  • Baker
  • Pastry Chef
  • Chocolatier
  • Cake Designer/Decorator
  • Research & Development Chef
  • Food Stylist
  • Business Owner


  • Kitchen safety and sanitation
  • Professional equipment usage, including knives
  • Ingredient identification, usage, and function
  • Mixing methods
  • Introduction to doughs, custards, and Pate a Choux
  • On the job training

Program Length & Cost

  • 160 hours
  • $799
  • Please note, registration must be completed in person at the main office. Call 918.331.3333 with questions.


Coming soon!

Dates Days Time Cost Instructor
00/00/17-10/05/17 M-Th 8:00am-1:00pm $799 Anna Bock

How To Enroll

Contact Lauren Walls, Enrollment Specialist, for more information at 918.331.3291 or
Financial assistance may be available. Contact Laci Davis, Financial Specialist, at 918.331.3261 or

Accuplacer Testing

Accuplacer testing is required for all students applying for Fast Track programs. Testing is done every Tuesday and Thursday on a walk-in basis starting at 8:00 am. No tests will begin after 2:00 pm. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for high school students, which is payable at time of testing (cash, money order, check MasterCard, or VISA). There is no charge if retesting is required. Adult students will meet with an enrollment advisor immediately following the testing session. Call Tonya at 918.331.3226 for more details, or click here for more resources.

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