The Culinary Arts degree prepares students for employment in the culinary field. The program emphasizes technical and theoretical knowledge combined with the practical applications of cooking, baking, serving, and management skills. The associate of applied science degree program includes culinary arts courses and college-level general education courses. The program also requires students to sit for the National Restaurant Association SERVSAFE Certification. This program is only offered full-time, during the day. (Program Length: 4- 5 Semesters Minimum)
View the Culinary Arts AAS Program Fact Sheet for additional information.
The Gwinnett Technical College Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF).
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
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St. Augustine, Florida 32095
Note: Technical courses in this program may be subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.
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Students who choose PSYC 1101 as an Area II elective could also complete the Culinary diploma.
Students are also required to purchase Chef’s uniform, dining room uniform, textbooks and tools to include knives. Students should be able to lift 40 lbs, stand for extended periods of time and withstand temperature changes.
Entry-level management positions, kitchen manager, sous chef