The Culinary Arts Program, accredited by the American Culinary Federation, is designed to meet the demands for well-trained food service personnel with an emphasis on development of basic techniques of commercial food preparation.
Culinary Arts Certificate Program is designed to provide a certificate of achievement in food preparation with one year of training. It emphasizes basic techniques of food preparation. Hands-on experience in the laboratory classes is included to build a foundation of basic cooking skills and commercial food sanitation skills. Upon completion of the program students are prepared to obtain positions as prep cooks and other entry level kitchen positions in restaurants, fast food establishments, hotels and other food service operations. The certificate program prepares students for a seamless transition to the Culinary Arts, Associate in Applied Science program.