2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Prep Cook Certificate

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Program Description

The Prep Cook certificate program provides students with entry-level training in the basics of culinary skills. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in Culinary Arts. The program also helps prepare students for the National Restaurant Association SERVSAFE Certification.

View the Prep Cook Certificate Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

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. MATH 1012 , Foundation of Mathematics is a pre/corequisite to CUUL 1000 , Fundamentals of Culinary Arts and should be completed before or at the same time as CUUL 1000 .

Students must meet with Culinary Arts Program Director and also attend the Mandatory Culinary seminar, which is held before the spring and fall semesters.  This seminar, is designed specifically for the Culinary Arts program, to ensure your success in the program.  At that seminar students register for classes and order required supplies.  Additional costs are uniform (approximately $140) plus required shoes.  A knife kit cost approximately $330.

Employment Opportunities

Food prep positions


Essential Technical Courses (12 Credits)

Total Hours: 12

Suggested First Semester classes:

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