Baking and Pastry Arts

Food artists can unleash their creativity through the Baking and Pastry Arts. This degree features courses that build on the foundations of basic baking and continue to the most advanced pastry techniques. Students work in a fully equipped commercial bake shop and learn from highly skilled instructors.

Degree and Certificate

College of DuPage offers an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and a certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts. Prior to registration, students should meet with a program advisor for course selection.

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Contact Information

Laura Lerdal, Culinary Market and Lab Coordinator 
(630) 942-2359

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist
(630) 942-2502

Nancy Carey, Assistant Professor, Baking and Pastry Arts (630) 942-3378 

Tim Meyers, Coordinator, Professor, Culinary, Baking and Pastry Arts
(630) 942-3223

Chris Thielman, Professor, Culinary, Baking and Pastry Arts (630) 942-2720

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-2048

Outstanding Graduates for 2014


Rachel Dau and Roxanne Peterson

Each year College of DuPage recognizes graduates whose achievements truly demonstrate determination and success. Images gets acquainted with Rachel Dau and Roxanne Peterson: the 2014 Outstanding Graduates at College of DuPage.

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