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Technology, Trades & Food Science

Culinary Arts CERT

CERT - Occupational Certificate


Program Purpose:
Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in culinary arts that will prepare them to obtain an entry-level position within the field.

Program Description:
Designed to prepare the student for a career in food service in the following areas: restaurants, resorts, catering, hospitals, cruise ships, television shows, and food processing companies. Students will develop creative food preparation and presentation. Volunteer placement is available for students who wish to continue training before entering the job market.

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Culinary Arts A.A.S.

A.A.S. - Occupational Degree


Program Purpose:
Graduates will demonstrate advanced knowledge in Culinary Arts which will prepare them for a position within the food service industry.

Program Description:
Students will develop more advanced skills necessary to compete for a position in a restaurant, school, hospital, or nursing facility. In addition, the student would be capable of pursuing the option of developing a restaurant, catering business or personal chef career. Students will be required to obtain a ServSafe Managers card and become certified through the American Culinary Federation as a CC, (Certified Culinarian).

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Culinary Arts General Education Emphasis A.A.S.

A.A.S. - Occupational Degree


Program Purpose:
Graduates will demonstrate advanced knowledge in Culinary Arts which will prepare them for a position within the food service industry.

Program Description:
Students will develop more advanced skills necessary to compete for a position in a restaurant, school, hospital, or nursing facility. In addition, the student would be capable of pursuing the option of developing a restaurant, catering business or personal chef career. Students will be required to obtain a ServSafe Managers card and become certified through the American Culinary Federation as a CC (Certified Culinarian).

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Culinary Arts with a-Focus in Entrepreneurship CERT

CERT - Occupational Certificate


Program Purpose:
Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in culinary arts and good business practices that will enable them to operate their own catering business.

Program Description:
Designed to prepare the student to operate and manage their own catering business by developing skills in creating an effective business plan, conducting market research, determining the target market and developing a marketing strategy as well as developing skills in food preparation and plate and buffet presentation.

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