Culinary Arts & Hospitality 1 & 2

Culinary Arts is a two-year Early College program that culminates in a Culinarian Certification through Ivy Tech.

In the first year, students complete the coursework and labs that include sanitation and safety principles and cooking techniques such as braising, broiling, sautéing, and roasting, preparation of soups, stocks, sauces, breakfast foods, sandwiches, meat and seafood fabrication, vegetables and grains. Students will also prepare food for on-campus catering events, as needed.

In the second year, students complete the coursework and labs that include baking and pastry arts, which includes lean doughs, rich doughs, artisanal breads, quick breads, dessert sauces, pies, pastry doughs, tarts, cakes, specialty cakes, cookies, custards, soufflés, frozen desserts, fruit desserts, chocolate, sugar work, plate presentation, nutrition, and human resources. Students will prepare for and operate a student-run “pop-up” bakery on site. Students will also prepare food for on-campus catering events, as needed.

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY I-5440)
  • Learn basic sanitation and culinary theory
  • Learn hands-on (practical) cooking techniques
  • Preparation of soups, stocks, and sauces
  • Hands-on training in a fully-equipped newly updated kitchen with professional chef instructor
  • Learn basic cooking techniques and basic sanitation principles
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY II-5346)
  • Work in a fully equipped baking lab and kitchen with a professional chef instructor
  • Gain work experience by preparing product for the student-run bakery, catering, and fundraising events
  • Take turns working and managing student-run bakery
  • Prepare foods following different nutrition and dietary guidelines
  • Prepare portfolio for interviewing and learn supervisory and management skills
  • Prerequisite: Culinary Art & Hospitality 1
    (DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY I-5440)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to further their education in college or culinary school, or gain immediate employment in the culinary field

Earn up to 16 college credits and early college certificate
ServSafe Food Manager: National Restaurant Association certification available
1st year costs = $112 (additional cost for plus-sized uniforms)
2nd year costs = $50

Culinary Arts & Hospitality 1 & 2

Culinary Arts is a two-year Early College program that culminates in a Culinarian Certification through Ivy Tech.

In the first year, students complete the coursework and labs that include sanitation and safety principles and cooking techniques such as braising, broiling, sautéing, and roasting, preparation of soups, stocks, sauces, breakfast foods, sandwiches, meat and seafood fabrication, vegetables and grains. Students will also prepare food for on-campus catering events, as needed.

In the second year, students complete the coursework and labs that include baking and pastry arts, which includes lean doughs, rich doughs, artisanal breads, quick breads, dessert sauces, pies, pastry doughs, tarts, cakes, specialty cakes, cookies, custards, soufflés, frozen desserts, fruit desserts, chocolate, sugar work, plate presentation, nutrition, and human resources. Students will prepare for and operate a student-run “pop-up” bakery on site. Students will also prepare food for on-campus catering events, as needed.

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY I-5440)
  • Learn basic sanitation and culinary theory
  • Learn hands-on (practical) cooking techniques
  • Preparation of soups, stocks, and sauces
  • Hands-on training in a fully-equipped newly updated kitchen with professional chef instructor
  • Learn basic cooking techniques and basic sanitation principles
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY II-5346)
  • Work in a fully equipped baking lab and kitchen with a professional chef instructor
  • Gain work experience by preparing product for the student-run bakery, catering, and fundraising events
  • Take turns working and managing student-run bakery
  • Prepare foods following different nutrition and dietary guidelines
  • Prepare portfolio for interviewing and learn supervisory and management skills
  • Prerequisite: Culinary Art & Hospitality 1
    (DOE COURSE: CULINARY ART & HOSPITALITY I-5440)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to further their education in college or culinary school, or gain immediate employment in the culinary field

Earn up to 16 college credits and early college certificate
ServSafe Food Manager: National Restaurant Association certification available
1st year costs = $112 (additional cost for plus-sized uniforms)
2nd year costs = $50