Culinary Arts AAS

Wake Tech Course ID: A55150

Completion Earns:

AAS - Associate in Applied Science

Total Credits:

72

Campus Availability:

Scheduling Options:

  • Day or Evening

Learning Format(s):

Financial Aid:

Yes, financial aid is available for this program

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Program Planning Guide

The Culinary Arts curriculum provides specific training required to prepare students to assume positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of food service settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service, and health care facilities.

Course offerings emphasize practical application, a strong theoretical knowledge base, and professionalism and provide the critical competencies to successfully meet industry demands. Courses also include sanitation, food/beverage service and control, baking, garde manger, American/International cuisines, and hospitality supervision.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level positions such as line cook, station chef, and assistant pastry chef. American Culinary Federation certification is available to graduates. With experience, graduates may advance to positions such as sous-chef, executive chef, or food service manager.