2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    Dec 11, 2023  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement

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The Advanced Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement program prepares students for many contemporary employment opportunities within the restaurant and hospitality industries as professional culinarians. Some of these positions include, but are not limited to, institution and cafeteria cooks, private household cooks, food preparation workers, food service managers, chefs and head cooks, first line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers, and line and prep cooks in all areas of restaurant and hospitality industries. The program offers coursework for both career training and professional improvement. Students will be provided with the essential skills of sanitation, foundational and advanced cooking and baking, various ethnic and regional cuisines, as well as operations and production in order to reach their career goals and to be competitive in the marketplace.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate preparation for entry-level employment in the hospitality industry.
  • Demonstrate basic fundamental knowledge and skills related to the culinary arts.
  • Demonstrate competence in food production while using safety and sanitation protocol necessary for employment in the culinary arts.

Total Units for the Certificate: 37-43

Restricted Electives:

Students with valid California ServSafe Certification may have this core requirement waived.
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
†Recommended to be taken in the last semester of the program.

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