2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 30, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts Diploma

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Program Description

The Culinary Arts diploma 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 diploma program includes culinary arts courses and diploma-level general education courses. The program also requires students to sit for the National Restaurant Association SERVSAFE Certification. Technical courses apply to the degree program in Culinary. Student must attend full-time day to complete this program. (Program Length: 4 -5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Culinary Arts 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
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, Florida 32095
(904) 824-4468

Note: Technical courses in this program may be subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.

Students are also required to purchase Chef’s uniform, dining room uniform, textbooks and tools to include knives.

Employment Opportunities

Entry-level culinary positions


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)

Total Hours: 52

Suggested First Semester classes:

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