Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

PROFESSIONAL CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY – N100500 • Do you enjoy creating meals or desserts or special dishes and wonder how you can turn it into a career? Experienced chefs earn high incomes working at restaurants, hotels, resorts and clubs.

In this program you not only learn the basics of food preparation and presentation, but you create and prepare gourmet dishes and meals. You learn pastry, salad, buffet, soup, sauce, meat and fish preparations and it is all hands-on.

Training provides a great opportunity for you to enter the profession as a prep or line cook, Garde Manager or cold food cook, or baker assistant.

The program is led by a highly-skilled chef. Training includes a wide variety of laboratory activities that provide practical experiences while using industry standards and sanitation procedures. You gain the foundation and confidence that you need in order to be successful.

PROFESSIONAL CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY – N100500 • The Occupational Completion Points below, also known as OCP’s, represent a group of competencies or skills associated with this program’s curriculum frameworks. The CTE instructional standards and benchmarks are annually approved by the State Board of Education.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE HOURS
HMV0100 Food Preparation 300
HMV0170 Cook – Restaurant 300
HMV0171 Chef/Head Cook 300
HMV0126 Food Service Management 300

PROFESSIONAL CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY – N100500

AVERAGE WAGE:
$20.42 hourly, $42,480 annual

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:
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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
• ACF Certified Culinarian certification upon completion of the course and additional qualifications.
IFSEA Certified Food Manager

SCHEDULE:
Program Length: 1,200 hours

FALL & SPRING HOURS:
M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SUMMER:
Hours may vary

APPROXIMATE COST:
$5,171

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Students must take the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). In lieu of the TABE test, applicants who possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher may submit proof of a U.S. college degree from a regionally accredited institution.

1. Meet with an advisor to discuss career programs.

2. Complete an application, and pay a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is valid for one year.

3. Complete Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test if required.

• Students who self-identify with a disability will be referred to Specialized Student Services.

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Contact:
Student Services
239-377-0900
Email:
LWTC@collierschools.com.

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