College to offer baking and pastry fundamentals program

Chef Hatley Bright recently announced a new program coming to her culinary arts kitchen at Rappahannock Community College in Glenns.

“We are really excited to offer a brand-new certificate in baking and pastry fundamentals,” said professor Bright.

“This is an introduction to some of the finer cakes and pastries. We’ll be doing European tortes and cakes. We’ll be doing artisanal breads and we’ll be offering a class in custards and cremes. A lot of what we learn will apply to other classes that we have available.”

The certificate has 16 credits, which will include earning an industry credential for sanitary food service, a requirement for many who work in the food service industry in the Commonwealth…