Culinary Arts associate degree. This provides the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain advanced level positions in the restaurant and food service industries. The curriculum focuses on a variety of food service aspects, including food preparation, cost and portion control, quantity baking and pastry, butchery and charcuterie fabrication, dining room operations, food purchasing and menu formulation Culinary Arts certificate. This option provides the culinary foundation courses that prepare students for immediate entry in the workplace.
The culinary arts program is certified by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). Accreditation assures that a program is meeting standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum and student services.
For more information on accreditation, please contact:
American Culinary Federation
Wendy Laino, Accreditation Manager
180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095 904-824-4468 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Culinary Baccalaureate Degree Program - BS
The Culinary and Dietary Operations Management Bachelor of Science degree is geared towards students with culinary experience who are interested in earning a degree that will prepare them for management positions in the food and nutrition industries. This program also combines business and science courses to broaden the student’s knowledge base beyond culinary and improve their career opportunities.
This bachelor of science degree option is a “2 + 2” program that stipulates students must first achieve an associate degree in Culinary Arts from Schoolcraft College or another American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) accredited college prior to gaining admittance to the Culinary and Dietary Operations Management bachelor of science degree. Students must also complete all core ability and bachelor degree general education requirements in addition to completing required bachelor’s degree courses. Schoolcraft College’s 30 credits of bachelor-level general education requirements align with the Michigan Transfer Agreement. (Students should confer with their counselor or advisor to discuss these criteria and to make appropriate course selections.)
Professional-level American Culinary Federation (ACF) credentialed chefs interested in this program should contact the Culinary Department to explore their options.
Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts
The 30-week baking and pastry arts certificate program provides students with skills and a foundation to begin a career in baking and pastry including restaurant or hotel kitchens. Students will learn both fundamental and advanced bakery and pastry skills while studying all aspects of baking processes, techniques, safety and sanitation.
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