About Monroe College
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Monroe is more than a college. It is a family, a future, a path to your career. Students, instructors, and staff work together to reach their goals and to have each other’s backs. Monroe works with you to jumpstart your career from day one. The practical skills you learn, your internships, the relationships you build with employers in your field — they’re all focused on your future. At Monroe, everyone’s got your back. You’ll be given the information and skills needed to empower you, solve problems and make decisions in the real world. You’ll be better positioned to compete in the marketplace and forge a path of your very own. Monroe’s faculty and staff are wholly committed to your success. They will be your mentors, your advocates, your champions, and your cheerleaders, from the day you apply until the day you graduate and beyond. Rest assured, you will never feel lost in the crowd at Monroe.
CINY’s Baking and Pastry program is for students who are passionate about the culinary industry but want to specialize in a particular niche. You’ll learn about pastry making, safe food handling, cost control, and food purchasing. A capstone course provides direct experience in the student-run Pastry Kiosk and Dining Lab. Specialize in baking and pastry making while learning the fundamentals of restaurant management, business, and communications. Your hands-on learning experiences will include labs, practicums, and an internship.
Gain hands-on experience in CINY’s student-run café, The Pastry Kiosk. It offers a full lunch menu with gourmet sandwiches served on freshly baked breads, plus quiches, salads and soups, and a full pastry case with decorated cupcakes, mousse-filled cakes, tarts, biscotti, and croissants.
Each year, CINY sends a team to the ACF (American Culinary Federation) competition. We’re proud to say that we’ve taken top honors year after year. This competition and others like it give students the chance to practice their cool under pressure, network with others in the field, and perhaps take home a gold medal.
Your Future Career
Going to school in NYC means there are a wealth of opportunities just outside campus. And CINY’s reputation for excellence makes it that much easier to get your foot in the door. Some opportunities open to you include:
- Assistant Pastry Chef
- Cake Decorator
- Artisan Bread Baker
- Junior Chocolatier
- High Volume Dessert and Baking Cook
- Full Time