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Career Program Degrees and Certificates

Hospitality and Culinary Management A.A.S. (Plan 22FB)

Through our Hospitality and Culinary Management A.A.S. degree (Plan 22FB) program you will gain hands-on experience in food preparation and food operations. To be a successful leader in the increasingly complex and ever-changing food service industry, you must be a skilled culinarian, an astute business person, and a creative trendsetter. You'll also learn the principles of effective leadership and explore subjects that will broaden your mind and develop your critical thinking skills. You'll be prepared for supervisory or managerial positions in restaurants, clubs, hotels or resorts. Some job titles you will qualify for include cook, baker, assistant kitchen manager, line chef, and food & beverage manager. Other industry positions include personal chef, pastry chef and catering chef. With additional experience in the field positions such as hotel chef and executive chef will be available.

Baking and Pastry Arts A.A.S. (Plan 22FK)

The Baking and Pastry Arts A.A.S. degree (Plan 22FK) program provides students with the knowledge and technical skills needed for employment in the baking and pastry industry. Students can pursue careers as bakers and pastry chefs in bakeries, restaurants, hotels, country clubs, retail stores, and catering. Students acquire basic and advanced skills including artisan bread making, European tortes and pastries, chocolate work, frozen desserts, special diets, and healthful baking. The program also prepares students for managerial positions in the pastry industry.


The career certificates will prepare you for employment as a cook or baker, sous chef, line chef, specialty baker, party chef for a catering company, and independent small-medium sized restaurant chef. You will also be prepared for entry-level employment in restaurants, clubs, catering, bakeries and institutional food service as members of the management team.