If you have a great passion for cooking and the drive to pursue your goal as a professional cook, food entrepreneur, and more, there is no better time to start a career in this thriving landscape. This program provides strong culinary foundations training with a hands-on optional externship.
Students can acquire intensive professional and practical experience with culinary preparations and operation of a professional kitchen. With a focus on foundational and fundamental skills development and reinforcement, universal and widely-adopted methods and techniques of cooking as well as recipes and activities, will reinforce the same principles taught in professional culinary schools around the world. This comprehensive course covers a full basic professional cooking school curriculum including, but not limited to kitchen and food safety, knife skills, moist- and dry-heat cooking methods, seasoning, culinary nutrition, basic breads and baking, salads and dressings, and pastry basics.
Who Should Attend
- First-time cooks seeking to start a career as a professional cook
- Entrepreneurs wishing to acquire foundational cooking techniques to help launch a culinary business
- Experienced cooks brushing up on their techniques
- Home cooks looking to learn these advanced techniques and methods
Occupational summary for chefs and head cooks.
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(Highly experienced workers can earn up to $81k)