Professional Cooking Certificate

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Become a professional chef

This one-year certificate program is an excellent first step in beginning a fulfilling and dynamic career in the food service or hospitality industry.

What You'll Learn

You'll learn the basics of nutrition and menu planning. You’ll also learn how to purchase, store, and professionally prepare food in an environment that is both efficient and sanitary. Finally, you’ll learn supervisory skills and management techniques to handle budgets, menus and, staff. 

Where You'll Go

Graduates are qualified for an entry-level position as an assistant chef, commercial cook, and a variety of other positions in commercial kitchens. Many students choose to continue their studies at top culinary schools throughout the country.