Culinary Arts Certificate

Program Information

On completion of certificate, students who are looking to continue to the AAS in Culinary Arts will be credited with these classes (CUL 111 Essentials of Culinary Arts I, CUL 112 Essentials of Culinary Arts II, CUL 113 Baking Skills for Cooks, CUL 140 Sanitation for Culinarians, CUL 240 Purchasing for Culinarians and CUL 121 Dining Room Functions I) for a smooth transition into the program.

Program Goals Statement

The Culinary Arts certificate prepared students for entry level employment in the food service industry. Graduates could work in kitchens, dining rooms or a wide variety of establishments, and could also transfer for further study. This program focuses on practical training for the realistic job settings.

Related Programs

All courses may be applied to an Associate in Science in General Studies, Business and Entrepreneurial Studies.

After Bristol

On completion of this certificate, students can transition to the AAS in Culinary Arts or continue to entry-level food service position in the workforce.

Total credits:

Course Sequencing


Academic Area

Business and Experiential Education

Degree Offered

Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts

Program Code


Program Contact

Esteban Martinez
Department Chair

Vidyanidhi Rege
Dean of Business and Experiential Education


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