Embark on a Culinary Journey of a Lifetime
Embrace Your Passion for Food and Unleash Your Culinary Destiny at the Culinary Institute by Southwest University.
At our institute, we understand that your love for food is more than just a hobby—it’s a burning passion that fuels your every endeavor. That’s why we offer an immersive learning experience that goes beyond the conventional classroom, allowing you to immerse yourself in the world of culinary arts, flavors, and techniques. Through hands-on training and guidance from renowned industry professionals, you’ll develop a profound understanding of the culinary arts and gain the expertise required to excel in this dynamic field.
Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts
The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts Program is designed to provide the necessary skills that prepare individuals for entry-level professions in culinary and hospitality services.
The utilization of production kitchens and commercial food service equipment allow students to gain the knowledge, skills, techniques, and hands-on experience required in the field as it relates to restaurant and hospitality business operations.
Students will learn about safety and sanitation, recipe/menu planning, food processing, purchasing, and the art and science behind food preparation. The curriculum is designed to ensure students learn quality cooking skills incorporating culinary elements such as; cooking, baking, and plating presentation and strengthen the comprehension of concepts for employment in the food service industry.
The Commission acted to continue the current grant of accreditation through February 28, 2029.
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