How do I become a professional cake decorator?
How to become a professional cake decorator
- Complete a high school diploma or GED.
- Take courses on baking and decorating.
- Earn a diploma or certificate in baking or pastry arts.
- Pursue an apprenticeship.
- Get professional experience.
- Gain specialized certification.
- Consider taking business courses to open your own business.
How long does it take to become a cake decorator?
Degrees vary in length depending on the type of culinary program you choose, but you can expect a training time between 6 months and 2 years, and anything from a certification of completion to an Associate Degree in baking and the pastry arts once you’ve finished.
Is it hard to be a cake decorator?
Cake decorators use their skills to embellish cakes for birthdays, special occasions, and weddings. They also decorate other pastries. Cake decorators employ a range of techniques and equipment to decorate pastries. One of the biggest and most difficult projects for cake decorators are wedding cakes.
Where can I take a baking class in Ann Arbor?
BAKE! is Zingerman’s hands-on teaching bakery in Ann Arbor, MI, tucked between Zingerman’s Bakehouse and Zingerman’s Creamery. We offer dozens of different bread, pastry, and cake hands-on baking classes and sometimes cooking classes in our teaching kitchens.
What do you learn in a cake decorating class?
Depending on your skill level, cake decorating classes teach myriad techniques. Beginning decorators may learn how to stack cakes, use buttercream and ganache, or create painted or airbrushed cakes, along with cake toppers.
Are there any baking and cooking classes for kids?
We want to encourage a love of cooking and baking early, so we also offer a variety of classes designed for kids that include multi-day camps for kids and teens, and more. Head to the kids’ classes and private classes pages for more information.
What to do with sugar art cake and candy supplies?
Sugar Art Cake & Candy Supplies has a new modern “kitchen classroom.” Take a class and learn how to make and decorate cakes, candies, cupcakes and cookies. We offer many types of classes for all ages. We also host children’s birthday parties and group classes!