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Culinary Arts

The program covers all facets of working in the food service environment. Students acquire skills in preparation and serving of foods in all types of establishments in the food service industry. Instruction is also provided in recipe use/development, commercial tools/equipment and operational systems. Creativity, critical thinking skills, principles of nutrition and menu planning/development, communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills, and safe, efficient work practices are also areas of study.

Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
HMV0100 A Food Preparation 300
HMV0170 B Cook, Restaurant 300
HMV0171 C Chef/Head Cook 300
HMV0126 D Food Service Management 300
TOTAL HOURS 1200
Ridge Technical College
7700 State Road 544
Class Times

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Class Times

Monday-Friday
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM