Associate Professor, Culinary Management
850.769.1551, ext. 5852
850.769.1551, ext 2848
Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
Culinary Arts, Certificate
Turn Your Passion Into the Career You Always Wanted!
The Culinary Arts Certificate program is a great way to fast-track your entry or advancement into the exciting world of the culinary arts. This 35 credit hour program features hands-on training in our state-of-the-art facility. Our classes are taught by professional chefs and have low student-to-teacher ratios. Whether just starting out, or looking to hone your skills to move up in the hospitality world, the Culinary Arts Certificate program covers all of the bases.
The program credits fully apply to our accredited Culinary Management AS degree program for those students wishing to earn their degree.
Culinary Arts Course Requirements
HUN1001, Survey of Nutrition
FSS1202C, Basic Food Preparation
FSS1063C, Food Specialties -Baking
HFT1000, Introduction to Hotel-Restaurant Management
FSS2065L, Food Specialties -Pastry
FSS1105, Food Purchasing
FSS2380, Practicum I - Restaurant
FSS2381, Practicum II - Kitchen
FSS1248L, Food Spec.-Garde Manger I
FSS2240L, Food Spec -World Cuisines
HFT2264C, Banquet & Convention Management
What will you do with a Culinary Arts Certificate?
In this field, people find careers as:
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
Cooks, Private Household
Cooks, Short Order
Food Preparation Workers
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Are you ready to Get Started?
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