Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

Pastry and culinary arts certificates prepare students with the skills to plan, purchase, prepare, and present food in a variety of settings ranging from cafeterias, banquet halls, bakeries, and small diners to clubs and gourmet restaurants. Shorter-term certificates emphasize cooking, baking, and preparation skills only.

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Program Requirements

Cook Assistant/Baker Assistant Courses : Cook/Baker Asst Crse

  • HOS-100 - Kitchen Techniques
  • CUL-106 - ServSafe Manager Certification
  • CUL-101 - Cooking Fundamentals I
  • PAS-101 - Baking Fundamentals I
  • HOS-101 - Intro to the Hospitality Industry

Prep Cook Required Courses : Prep Cook Crse

  • CUL-110 - Cooking Fundamentals II
  • BUS-101 - Business Communications
  • SPN-101 - Elementary Spanish I

Cook Required Courses : Cook Required Crses

  • HOS-212 - Quantity Food Purchasing
  • HOS-215 - Hospitality Supervision
  • CUL-203 - Meats and Seafood Principles
  • CUL-207 - Garde Manger
  • BUS-142 - Report Writing

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