Students who graduate with the Certificate have the ability to transfer all their earned credits to the Restaurant Management Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Within the Food Prep and Sanitation class, students will have the opportunity to take the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s exam for ServSafe Certification. Successfully passing this exam will complete the State of Maine’s requirement for being a Certified Food Protection Manager
Graduates of Culinary Arts Restaurant Management A.A.S. program will be prepared for managerial, supervisory or ownership positions which require skills in culinary arts and business practices. This program focuses on food service and lodging management. Full time students should be able to complete the program in four semesters.
Culinary Arts AAS degree is an innovative program with a farm-to-table focus. Two-year curriculum includes basic and advanced food preparation techniques, nutrition, menu planning, kitchen sanitation and safety, food purchasing and storage, and meal serving.
The baking and pastry arts certificate is a one-year program designed to prepare you for entry-level baking positions within the food service industry.
The culinary arts certificate is a one-year program designed to prepare you for entry-level cooking positions within the food service industry.
With an AAS in Culinary Arts:
With an AAS in Baking and Pastry:
With an AAS Hospitality Management:
With a BBA Hospitality Management:
Culinary Arts Program offers a great variety of certificate and degree options in a small and student friendly environment.
Programs, Degrees & Certificates:
The Culinary Arts program (CUA) is a 2-year degree program featuring food preparation classes that are designed to teach you everything you need to know from basic kitchen safety to the preparation and management of a five-course meal. You’ll learn about purchasing, nutrition and how to prepare a mouthwatering variety of entrees, desserts, and cuisines. You also have the opportunity to learn about catering, menu development and effective management skills. Some CUA classes take place in the classroom or online, but most CUA classes are hands-on and take place in our newly renovated kitchen.