Cooking, Cake Decorating & Culinary Courses

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of cooking and culinary courses.  Whether you are you interested in enhancing your skills or turning your skills into an entrepreneurial opportunity, GTCC has a course that is perfect for you!

Current Courses

Cookie Decorating

In this course you will learn the basics in using royal icing to pipe, flood and decorate rolled cookies. You will also learn two methods to stencil your cookies. You will receive recipes used in the class and since this is a hands on class, you will decorate and take home your creations to enjoy. There will be an extra cost for supplies, please contact our office for a supply list at communityeducation@gtcc.edu. Tuition Cost: $40

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DF3 Cookie Decorating 11/10/22 - 11/17/22 Th 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now
CSP-4000-BC3 Cookie Decorating 12/8/22 - 12/15/22 Th 6 p.m. - 8 p.m  Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now

Cupcake Decorating

Learn the basics in frosting cupcakes like a pro. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to use various tip styles to top your cupcakes. At the conclusion of each class, you will get to take home your decorated cupcakes. There will be an extra cost for supplies, please contact our office for a supply list at communityeducation@gtcc.edu. Tuition Cost: $50 

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-EZ3 Cupcake Decorating 11/29/22 - 12/13/22 Tu 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now
CSP-4000-HC1 Cupcake Decorating 2/23/23 - 3/9/23 Th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now
CSP-4000-HD1 Cupcake Decorating 4/13/23 - 4/27/23 Th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now

Cake Decorating- Beginners

Learn how to ice your cake evenly; how to make a decorative border; how to ice flowers, roses, and pansies; and how to do simple writing techniques. At the end of the class, your cake will look professionally finished. There will be an extra cost for supplies, please contact our office for a supply list at communityeducation@gtcc.eduTuition Cost: $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-HE3 Cake Decorating- Beginners 11/10/22 - 12/15/22 Th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now
CSP-4000-HA1 Cake Decorating-Beginners 1/24/23 - 2/21/23 Tu 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now
CSP-4000-GS1 Cake Decorating- Beginners 2/2/23 - 3/9/23 Th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now

Cake Decorating-Intermediate

In this class, you will learn more intermediate techniques for working with both Buttercream and fondant. This class also will focus on the proper stacking of a multi-tiered cake. At the end of the class, you will have learned how to create a professional looking multi-tiered custom cake. Prerequisite: Cake decorating – Beginners or mid-level cake decorating skills. There will be an extra cost for supplies, please contact our office for a supply list at communityeducation@gtcc.edu. Tuition Cost: $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-HB1 Cake Decorating-Intermediate 3/7/23 - 4/4/23 Tu 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H1 132 Register Now
CSP-4000-GT1 Cake Decorating- Intermediate 3/23/23 - 4/20/23 Th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now

Ways to Register

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code.
  • In Person:
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the Con Ed Registration Form.