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Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialCertificate
Total Credit Hours12
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
AdvisorPaul Magnant
Instructional Coordinator Culinary
850.769.1551 ext. 5852
pmagnant@gulfcoast.edu

Pathway NavigatorRachel Hibbard
850.769.1551 ext. 3835
dhibbard@gulfcoast.edu
***email is the preferred method of communication***
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Chef's Apprentice, Certificate

Your Ticket to the Professional Kitchen

The Chef's Apprentice Certificate is a 12 credit hour certificate program that provides basic fundamental skills needed for entry into the culinary profession.  These four classes will apply toward the Culinary Management AS degree.
Culinary Students

Chef's Apprentice Course Requirements

Food Service Sanitation and Safety
Basic Food Preparation
Food Specialties courses

A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog

What can you do with a Chef's Apprentice, Certificate?

In this field, people find careers as:

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
Cooks, Private Household
Cooks, Restaurant
Cooks, Short Order
Food Preparation Workers

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida

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Are you ready to get Started?

Apply to GCSC

Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

APPLY

Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

Register for Classes

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

REGISTER

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