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Culinary Arts

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Career Training, Licensing and Certification Programs

Commercial Culinary Arts Program

HHave you let your aspirations of becoming a chef marinate too long? It is time for you to start cooking like a chef! You’ll receive training in a fully-equipped commercial kitchen and work side by side with a master chef/instructor who has extensive industry experience. This course will introduce you to kitchen and restaurant operations, as well as the cooking and food industry. Program topics include: basic cooking techniques, knife skills, multiple course cooking, food safety, sanitation, and commercial cooking equipment. You will learn the glamorous world of plating and presentation techniques all while exploring the use of standard and exotic foods used all over the world. The Food Handler’s Certification is included in this course.  31 classes

Additional requirement: Students are required to wear an apron, head covering, and closed toe shoes.

CUA2000
24FA: 09/18 – 01/24 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
24WA: 01/31 – 06/24 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $2,637
 
24FB: 10/16 – 02/28 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $2,637
 

Professional Baking

Learn how to bake like a professional. Through this in-depth, hands-on course, students will learn the techniques used by pastry chefs to produce a variety of gourmet breads and desserts. The course will teach students professional pastry arts and baking, while producing a variety of baked goods. Topics covered will include: breads, pastries, cookies, pies, cakes, buttercreme, custards and more. Develop baking skills that you can use in a professional baking environment. The Food Handler’s Certification is included in this course.  25 classes

Additional requirement: Students are required to wear an apron, head covering, and closed toe shoes.

CUA1000
24FA: 09/18 – 12/20 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
24WA: 02/26 – 06/05 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $2,135
 
24WB: 03/11 – 06/24 M/W 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $2,135
 

 

Continuing Education Programs

Culinary Tour of the World

Learn new recipes from all parts of the world to entice your palate, including exciting locales such as Germany, Italy, Mexico, Japan, China and Ireland. Experience the world through cooking and study the history of each recipe as well as the country they originate from. Learn, taste and bring home to share! 10 classes

CUA3115
24FA: 09/14 – 11/16 Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $598


Holiday Baking

Holidays were meant for making memories! Create a lasting and delicious impression this holiday season with classic holiday treats. Bake from scratch, add a little love and bring these treats home for your holiday celebrations. 4 classes

Additional requirements: apron, closed shoes, hair ties, and containers to bring your baked goods home. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies at the beginning of the course.

CUA1010
24FA: 12/05 – 12/14 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $298
24FB: 12/05 – 12/14 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $298


Introduction to Baking

Discover the elegant techniques needed to create masterful French pastries worthy of a Paris Patisserie.  You will learn what it takes to craft delectable pieces of art enhanced by industry tips and tricks that will make you look like a seasoned professional.  Recipes will include pate a choux, tart tatin, palmiers, and many more decadent classics.  8 classes

CUA3100
24WA: 01/09 – 03/05 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $515


Cooking 1-2-3

Begin your voyage with the basics of cooking. You will learn the fundamentals necessary to start your journey into the tasty world of cooking. You will begin with knife skills and continue on to soups and stocks, sauces, roasting and sautéing. Whether you are just beginning to cook or looking for a thorough refresher of the basics, this hands-on class will have you cooking in no time.  5 classes

CUA3025
24FA: 10/10 – 11/14 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 03/12 – 04/16 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $348


Cooking 4-5-6

Transform comfort food such as mac & cheese, cream soups, mashed potatoes, chili and more into delicious and nutritious alternatives.  Learn how to substitute full-fat ingredients and white flour with vegetable purees and gluten-free alternatives.   Start the new year cooking and eating healthier.   7 classes

CUA3080
24WA: 01/16 – 03/05 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $455


Sweet Treats

Learn how to bake, assemble and decorate cookies and sweet treats for all your special occasions. Discover 5-star techniques that will make your edible creations earn rave reviews with innovative tips demonstrated by an industry professional. Lessons will includes treats such as macaroons, rolled cookies with royal icing and the latest trends in party confections. 10 classes

CUA1105
24FA: 09/19 – 10/19 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
24WA: 03/12 – 04/18 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $585