Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts Program provides the training needed for a variety of careers.

Professionally trained individuals are needed to fill occupational positions in such areas as:

  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Baker
  • Cake Decorator
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Personal Chef
  • Prep Cook
  • Cook's Assistant
  • Food Server / Wait Person

Required Supplies

Culinary Arts Students are required to purchase the following supplies:

  • Uniform $50-$75 (approximate)

    Full uniforms will need to be purchased online before the start of classes and are required for first lab.

    • Step 1:  Set up a Chef Works account 
    • Step 2:  Order from Chef Works
    • You will need to create a username and password.  The site may ask you for your employee number.  Please put down your telephone number in its place.   

    • The order cut off is January 31st for free shipping to school.  After that you will either must pay for shipping or go to the store downtown to pick up. Please order ASAP to ensure that all required embroidery (chef coat) can be finished in time.  As a reminder, all students are required to be in uniform by the 3rd class session (2/7), including shoes.   

  • Black Shoes: $30-$150 (approximate)

    Black shoes that are commercial kitchen quality, oil and slip resistant will also be required for laboratories.  Students will be required to purchase these shoes prior to the first lab.  Absolutely no tennis shoes, slippers, or sandals will be allowed.

  • Knife/Tool set $150 -$250 (approximate)

    Knife/Tool kits will be purchases in class through our vendors.  The process for purchasing uniforms and knife sets will be sent through email a week prior to first day of class.

  • Textbook(s): $100+ each (approximate)

    A text book will be required for Essential Skills and Principles of Baking and Pastry.  They are listed on the syllabus.


*Before proceeding to registration, read all of the above information. There may be a prerequisite or required documentation i.e. proof of High School diploma, age verification, etc...


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