30 Hour Career Certificate
45 Hour Technical Certificate
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Barry Karrh

eccc culinary arts technology

The Culinary Arts Technology program provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine, as well as the art of baking and pastries.  Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients.  The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen.  All students must wear appropriate chef's uniforms for all lab classes.  Culinary Arts students will receive a certificate after successfully completing all culinary and/or hotel and restaurant management technology courses listed in the Culinary Arts curriculum.

Courses taught in the Culinary Arts Program are...
  • Principles of Baking
  • Intro to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Menu Planning & Facilities Design
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • American Regional Cuisine
  • Culinary Principles I & II
  • International Cuisine
  • Garde Manger
  • Restaurant & Catering Operations
  • Hospitality Supervision
  • Hospitality Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Seminar
For a complete course listing for the Culinary Arts Technology program, please see the ECCC Catalog.
Careers in Culinary Arts Where you can work...
  • Prep Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Baker or Pastry Chef
  • Personal Chef
  • Kitchen Supervisor
  • Caterer
  • Sous Chef
  • Food & Beverage Director
  • Executive Chef
  • Schools
  • Restaurants
  • Private Clubs
  • Cruise Ships
  • Gaming Industry
  • Correctional Institutes
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes

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Career & Technical Education Substance Abuse Testing Policy
To ensure a drug-free workplace and learning environment, East Central Community College students enrolled in specific Career & Technical Education programs that are skills-based and/or require the use of heavy equipment are required to submit to initial, random, and reasonable suspicion substance abuse testing. These programs include Culinary Arts Technology. To review the entire Policy No: 411.7 Career-Technical Substance Abuse Testing Policy, including information on procedures, initial testing, retesting, reasonable suspicion testing, accident/injury testing, and program re-admission, refer to the college’s online Policies and Procedures Manual.

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