Department Chair

Office
Horace Sisk, Room 616-D, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Carl Miller

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Culinary Arts curriculum provides specific training required to prepare students to assume positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of foodservice settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract foodservice and health care facilities.
Course work includes:
  • Baking
  • Culinary Fundamentals and Production Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Garde Manager
  • Human Resource Management
  • Nutrition
  • Purchasing and Cost Control
  • Sanitation and Safety

Career Paths

Graduates should qualify for entry-level opportunities including prep cook, line cook, and station chef. American Culinary Federation certification may be available to graduates. With experience, graduates may advance to positions including sous chef, pastry chef, executive chef, or foodservice manager.

Skills & Concepts

Students will be provided theoretical knowledge and practical applications that provide critical competencies to meet industry demands, including environmental stewardship, operational efficiencies, and professionalism.

Current Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates Available for Culinary Arts

Associate Degree

Associate Degree in Culinary Arts (A55150)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Certificate Degrees

Baking Certificate (C55150C2)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Demi-Chef Certificate (C55150C3)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Food Service Fundamentals Certificate (C55150C4)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Pantry Chef (Garde Manager) Certificate (C55150C1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

High School Connections
Demi-Chef Certificate (C55150H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate