Culinary Arts

What will you be able to do?

  • Prepare foods in large quantities
  • Bake breads, pastries, entrees, etc.
  • Prepare banquet and buffet foods
  • Understand how a kitchen meets sanitation and health requirements
  • Operate commercial kitchen equipment properly and safely
  • Understand food and beverage cost control

Available Certifications

  • ProStart/Illinois & National Restaurant Association
  • Illinois Food Handler's Certificate
  • FSSMC License
  • Dual and Articulated College Credit

Employers

  • Oak Terrace Retirement Center
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Bob Evans
  • Illini Country Club
  • Armed Services
  • Baskin Robbins

Employment Opportunities

  • Prep cook
  • Pantry cook
  • Restaurant management trainee
  • Hospitality management trainee
  • Baker
  • Line cook
  • Service person
  • Sous chef
  • Kitchen manager trainee
  • Cake decorator

Hands-On Curriculum