Take your masterpieces to the next level and into an exciting career! Run your own business, work at a high-end kitchen, or move up in the hospitality industry corporate field – all of these are possibilities with our culinary arts diploma or our baking and pastelería programs.


Baking and Pastelerίa

The Baking and Pastelería Diploma Program offers students the theoretical and practical knowledge required in the industry. Students learn to prepare and create a variety of stand-alone desserts, bread-based products, and common or special baking recipes, pastries, and sweets.

English Program | Spanish Program

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts Diploma Program offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to obtain entry-level positions in the field. Students obtain practical experience in hygiene and sanitation, preparation of menus, as well as preparation and storage of sauces, meats, and desserts.

English Program | Spanish Program

The best way to see if going back to school and training for a career in hospitality is right for you is to visit the FTC campus nearest you. You can tour our modern labs and meet with our instructors who work in this field.

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ProgramsCutler BayDelandKissimmeeLakelandOrlandoPembroke
Baking and Pastelerίa (Diploma)  Available in Kissimmee    
Culinary Arts (Diploma)Available in Cutller Bay Available in Kissimmee    

ACFEF AC Required Program Outcomes Table (previous two years)

  Previous Year 1:2017Previous Year 2:2018
LocationACFEF Accredited Program NameGraduation Rate (%)Job Placement Rate (%)ACF Certification Rate (%)Graduation Rate (%)Graduation Rate (%)ACF Certification Rate (%)
KissimmeeDiploma Program - Baking and Pastelería44%73%0%53%62%0%
KissimmeeDiploma Program - Culinary Arts51%85%0%55%67%0%