Culinary Arts Assistant Career Major - Overview

Culinary Arts Assistant

Culinary Arts Assistant
Business Conference Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
600 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
M-F 7:25 -10:25A &/or 11:25A-2:25P
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This major prepares students for a variety of food preparation skills required for a career in food services and/or food preparation. Instruction incorporates kitchen fundamentals such as safety, sanitation, and kitchen equipment with more advanced training in quantity preparation and presentation of entrees and desserts. Also covered are dining room management principles and specific subject areas such as stocks, soups and sauces. Students will have opportunities to apply the skills they learn in an external internship.

Career Major Length
600.00Total Hours
Course Title
Introduction to Culinary Arts
Culinary Safety & Sanitation
Culinary Basic Skills
Dining Room Management
Culinary Arts Skills Enhancement I
Culinary Arts Skills Enhancement II

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Good physical & mental health
  • Passion for the arts, creativity & imagination
  • Good eye-hand coordination & finger dexterity
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • Ability to get along with others and have a positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time