Culinary Arts

Program Outcomes:

Students who participate in these courses gain an understanding of nutrition, production techniques, and management procedures. The program emphasizes a hands-on curriculum, preparing students for a successful career in the Food Service industry. At the end of Culinary Arts program, students will be able to:

  • Practice proper basic principles of food safety (sanitation) and their application to food service operations and procedures.
  • Student will be able to practice the principles and methods of food preparation emphasizing use of standardized recipes. Industry production standards, and development of work skills.
  • Student will be able to perform dining room service functions using a variety of types of service and demonstrate and understanding of quality customer service.
  • Student will be able to maximize nutrient retention in food preparation and storage and application of nutritional principles in menu planning.
  • Student will be able to demonstrate basic baking principles and to apply fundamentals to the preparation of a variety of products.
  • Student will have an understanding of a supervisor's role and responsibilities in managing a food service operation.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

Culinary Arts Degree Plan

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