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Are you passionate about food? Do you enjoy making people smile when they eat your dish? Make your dreams a reality and enroll at the Culinary Arts Institute today. This certificate program will provide you with comprehensive training for entry-level positions in food service. You will be taught by expert chefs with many years of experience and talent who will show you the fundamental techniques you need to succeed in the industry. Enjoy small and affordable classes that are local and easily accessible, where you will experience one-on-one, hands-on instruction. Take advantage of the largest and most modern instructional kitchens in NJ to help you reach your dreams. Hybrid classes available. Start working on your career today!
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) accreditation of AAS Culinary Arts, Certificate - Culinary Arts, AAS Culinary Arts-Baking and Pastry Option, Certificate - Baking and Pastry Arts is valid until 06/30/2024. The AAS Culinary Arts and Certificate Culinary Arts have been accredited continuously since 06/30/1997.
The Culinary Arts Certificate Program trains students for entry-level positions in the food service industry as station cooks, short order cooks, breakfast cooks, and pantry personnel. The program includes a 600-hour externship during which students receive on-site training in fine restaurants and hotels.
Complete the following courses:
|CAI-114 Tableservice I|
|CAI-115 Food Sanitation and Culinary Principles|
|CAI-117 Production Kitchen Skills I|
|CAI-118 Pantry and Breakfast Cookery|
|CAI-119 Bakeshop I|
|CAI-121 Product Identification and Purchasing|
|CAI-125 Externship I|
|CAI-127 Production Kitchen Skills II|
|CAI-128 Introduction to Garde Manger|
|CAI-129 Bakeshop II|
|CAI-223 Food, Beverage, and Labor Cost Control|
With over 10 labs, we are the largest and most modern culinary program in the State of New Jersey.
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Our signature culinary arts program has been accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation continuously since 1997. Our program has the recognition for its high standards and reputable influence on our graduates.
Career options with median hourly wages within a five-mile radius of Hudson County.