Baking and Pastries
Boys Republic students learn the art of baking and pastry while producing the products needed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service on the main campus. The class began in February 2014 and, due to the booming popularity the class, has since been expanded to accommodate additional students and the demands the local community. The student-operated bakery caters public and private events and produces desserts for Pavilions stores. Students create delicious artisan breads and laminated doughs used for croissants and danishes and sweet desserts like crème brûlée, blueberry cheesecake and red velvet cupcakes.
The bakery itself includes state of the art production equipment found in professional bakeries around the world. Students learn the science behind baking and the techniques used for small batch production such as whipping a meringue by hand but ultimately learn how to operate a planetary mixer, artisan deck oven, and spiral mixer proficiently to give them a great advantage when searching for work in this field.