Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Certificate 

Culinary Arts Certificate

Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement with emphasis on employment preparation

Required Courses:

Dept. /No. Title Units
CULN-001A Culinary Essentials -3
CULN-001B Vegetables, Legumes, and Other Starches -3
CULN-002A Dairy, Breakfast Foods, Salads, Appetizers -3
CULN-002B Essential Baking, Meat, Poultry & Seafood -3

Work Experience Units – 8 units required:
CUWE-080 Work Experience – Culinary -1
CUWE-081 Work Experience – Culinary -2
CUWE-082 Work Experience – Culinary -3
CUWE-083 Work Experience – Culinary -4

Required Courses -12
Work Experience Units -8
Advisor: K. Chlebik

Culinary Arts Overview

The Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement prepares men and women for entry level positions in the foodservice and hospitality industries. It consists of 20 units of intensive culinary training. This program prepares students for the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe Exam for foodservice managers. Students wishing to complete San Bernardino County ROP restaurant training can do so with the courses in this program.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to: 1. Articulate key aspects of the hospitality industry. (Institutional SLOs: Communication Skills) 2. Safely manage production and service in food service and hospitality operations. (Institutional SLOs: Personal Development, Critical Thinking Skills, and Ethics) 3. Prepare and present high quality, standardized foods. (Institutional SLOs: Personal Development and Critical Thinking Skills) 4. Identify career opportunities in the culinary field. (Institutional SLOs: Personal Development)

A Certificate in Culinary Arts lays the foundation for many other rewarding, exciting, and fulfilling careers.

  • Bakers
  • Cooks
  • Food and Beverage Serving and Related Workers
  • Food Preparation Workers
  • Food Service Managers

Students must complete the required courses for their major. General education units, transferable electives, and total degree units will vary for each student.  Some considerations include the courses (and their respective units) chosen to complete a general education area or transferable elective, and if required courses  for your major also count toward a general education area. Please see your academic counselor to help you reach your educational goals.