Culinary Arts

Bakeshop Merchandising - Certificate

More than ever, discriminating consumers are enjoying delicious baked treats in a retail setting. While expert baking skills are a must, successful bakeshop entrepreneurs also need to know how to merchandise their products. HGTC’s Bakeshop Merchandising Certificate offers students the skills they need to prepare delectable products and market them successfully.

For more information, contact:

Thomas Mullally (843) 349-5295
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Career Outlook

Baking and pastry chefs are in high demand these days.  Combine those highly-marketable skills with the practical aspects of successfully merchandising delicious baked goods and you have the makings of a satisfying and rewarding career.  HGTC Bakeshop Merchandising Certificate graduates will find employment in the following areas: 

  • Small artisan bakeries
  • Large retail bakeries
  • Entrepreneurial bakeries

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For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College’s Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development  resources.

Curriculum Sequence

CUL 155   Sanitation 3
BKP 120 Bakeshop Production 3
BKP 220 Advanced Bakeshop 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
MKT 101 Marketing 3