Career Programs > Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

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.

    Next Start Date: January 4, 2022

    Information Sheet PDF (2 pages)

    Curriculum FrameworkPDF (16 pages)

    Rack BrochurePDF (2 pages)

    Basic Skills Testing Requirements:

    Accepted Test Reading Math Language
    TABE* 9 9 9
    New SAT 24 24 25
    ACT 19 19 17
    GED 2014 145 145 145


    Food Preparation (300 Hours)
    Cook – Restaurant (300 Hours)
    Chef/Head Cook (300 Hours)
    Food Service Management (300 Hours)

    Contact: Student Services Department