Culinary Arts

Program Overview

A long standing program that has produced some of the state’s finest chefs, the A.A.S. degree in Culinary Arts is a 2-year, in-depth program that prepares you for variety of professional careers in the fast-paced and exciting food preparation industry. Classes are both lecture and hands-on. Upon successful completion, you will have earned a number of industry-based certifications form the National Restaurant Association and from the American Culinary Federation, all of which you can include in your professional portfolio.

All students will study a group of core common courses, and then, based on ambition, branch out into their chosen concentrations. There are even specialized opportunities for both culinary and baking and pastry electives so that you can study areas of particular interest to you.

Program Costs

Students going through the Culinary Arts program may incur the following costs, in addition to basic tuition and fees:

Uniforms - $91
Culinary Toolkits - $277
Pastry Toolkits - $99
American Culinary Foundation Annual Dues - $82 (AAS degree students only)

Contact Information

As always, contact us to arrange a visit. We would love to meet you and talk about advancing your career.


(504) 671-6199 or (504) 671-6145

Learn more about this program in the College Catalog.