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.
Culinary Arts offers an Associate in Applied Science degree requiring a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following courses are a sampling of what you might take as a student in this program and are subject to change.