Become a master baker and create edible works of art


A baker is a culinary professional who specializes in making baked goods such as bread, cakes, pastries and pies. Baking is both an art and a science. Moreover, a baker must have a deep understanding of ingredients, techniques as well as equipment to create high-quality baked goods.

Bakers typically work in bakeries, cafes, restaurants, hotels and grocery stores. They may work alone or as part of a team and often work early morning shifts to ensure that fresh baked goods are available to customers. Bakers must be able to work quickly as well as efficiently while maintaining high standards of quality as well as cleanliness.

A baker's responsibilities may include mixing and preparing dough, shaping and baking bread, decorating cakes and pastries, monitoring oven temperatures and managing baking times and ensuring that all baked goods meet quality standards. Furthermore, bakers must also have knowledge of health and safety regulations and food handling practices to ensure that their products are safe for consumption.


For Bachelor’s

  • A Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary arts is well-suited for students.
  • Candidates can choose a diploma or a certificate course in culinary arts.
  • Seekers can apply for an entry-level job after the completion of their bachelor’s degree, certificate course or diploma.

For Master’s

  • A Master's degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary arts is a great option to gain expertise for students.
  • After master’s scholars need to get at least 6 months of experience. 

Job Roles

The field of hotel management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the bakery field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Commis Chef
  • Head Chef
  • Artisan Baker
  • Bread Baker
  • Sous Chef
  • Chef
  • Wine Taster
  • Pastry Chef
  • Cake Baker

Employment Sector

  • Retail Bakeries
  • Canteens
  • Cruise Liners
  • Large baked goods manufacturers
  • Specialist Bakeries
  • Airline Caterer
  • Hotels & Restaurants
  • Own Bakery business

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the bakery/culinary arts field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • Bikanervala 
  • Bakers Oven
  • Kookie Jar
  • Glen’s Bakehouse
  • Defence Bakery
  • Nik Bakers
  • Cure Foods Pvt. Ltd.
  • Theobroma
  • Kayani Bakery
  • Old Madras Baking Company


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a baker is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹70,000 - ₹1,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹7,00,000 - ₹9,00,000 


  • Creativity 
  • Interest in Culinary arts
  • Presentation skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Good Communication


The career scope of a baker is diverse and offers a range of opportunities for professional growth as well as advancement. Bakers can work in a variety of settings including bakeries, restaurants, hotels and catering companies. They may specialize in specific types of baked goods such as bread, pastries, cakes or cookies.

With experience and training bakers can advance to higher-level positions such as head baker or pastry chef. They may also choose to start their own bakery or catering business.


  • Creative outlet
  • Job satisfaction
  • Flexibility
  • Career advancement
  • Job stability


  • Physically demanding
  • Early morning hours
  • Irregular schedule
  • High-pressure environment
  • Requires specialized training