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Culinary Arts

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Peggy Bradley
Culinary Arts Program Coordinator
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WHAT IS CULINARY ARTS?

Culinary Arts uses the teaching philosophy of the American Culinary Federation, the Academy of Chefs, and the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Students work in a commercial kitchen/laboratory and dining room as they learn from a broad spectrum of courses: the preparation of basic and specialized foods, catering and special event planning, international cuisine, baking and pastry arts, nutrition, sanitation, management techniques and functions, cost control, purchasing and culinary fundamentals.

What are my career options?

This program has many options for those seeding entry-level jobs in the Culinary and food service field and for those wishing to enhance their skills to prepare for advancement. Students find career opportunities in Restaurant Management, Health Care Facilities, Catering, State Park Resorts, School Cafeterias, just to name a few.

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What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

Culinary Arts - AAS: 60-67 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Catering and Personal Chef - Diploma: 50-55 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Culinary Arts - Diploma: 48-53 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Food and Beverage Management - Diploma: 49-54 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Advanced Catering - Certificate: 41-44 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Advanced Culinary Arts - Certificate: 42-47 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Advanced Food and Beverage Management - Certificate: 43-45 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Baking - Certificate: 12 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Catering - Certificate: 16 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Culinary Arts - Certificate: 32-35 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Food and Beverage Management - Certificate: 31-34 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Fundamentals of Culinary Arts - Certificate: 16 Total Credit Hours Requirements

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What Else Do I Need to Know?

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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