Culinary and Bakeshop Academy

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Culinary Arts

900 HOURS
24 HOURS PER WEEK
36 WEEKS

Skills: Plan and develop menus — Prepare and cook food safely — Make perfect pastries

Courses are separated into two semesters. Learn the basic principles of cooking, theory, food prep, safe food handling, and even how to make perfect pastry. Plus, you’ll practice developing menus and managing food costs, to give you a good understanding of the restaurant business. This program is hands-on in an industrial kitchen area from day one. Classes are free. Materials fee is $425 for books, uniform and supplies. Mandatory orientation required prior to enrollment.

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Advanced Culinary Arts

200 HOURS
25 HOURS PER WEEK
8 WEEKS

As an exploration into Current Cuisine and Restaurant Operations that gives students a foundation in molecular gastronomy and culinary/food and beverage management. Farm-to-Table Cuisine and Front-End Restaurant Operations help students learn the fundamentals and principles relevant to this industry. This program is offered during summer semester.

Requires completion of two courses:

  • Advanced Culinary Arts I (FDNT 683)
  • Advanced Culinary Arts II(FDNT 684)

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Professional Bakeshop

200 HOURS
11 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Develop professional skills and prepare for employment in the baking and pastry industries. Instruction includes theory and hands-on production; industry safety and sanitation guidelines, in-depth analysis of baking tools, ingredients, and measurement.

Requires completion of two courses:

  • Professional Bakeshop Skills (FDNT 627)
  • Advanced Bakeshop Skills (FDNT 628)

Classes are free. Materials fee is $135 for food and supplies.

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