Culinary Management Certificate (13160.CT)

School of Agriculture and Industrial Technology

The goals and objectives are to gain skills and knowledge in the area of Culinary Management. This certificate will address specific occupational training needs. Students will be able to apply management skills which include food budgeting, customer service, utilization of kitchen procedures, public health requirements and skills required in a professional kitchen operation. These subjects will prepare students for career advancement in culinary supervisory positions. If students choose to continue their path and earn the Culinary Management Associate of Arts that would enable additional opportunities in larger school districts, hospitality industry and institutions.

The Certificate will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the curriculum listed with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) or better in each course required.

Students must pass the ServSafe Manager or equivalent Food Safety Certification.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Produce safe, satisfying and nutritionally adequate food for customers with attention to available resources.

B. Develop management skills in a professional kitchen setting including the ability to train employees and oversee meal production and service.

C. Evaluate and practice safety standards for the culinary industry.

D. Collaborate effectively using good communication skills in a commercial kitchen setting with diverse cultures, emphasizing teamwork in a professional environment.

Visit the Program Mapper for more information on when to take classes and career information.


Program Requirements:

Program Core: (30 Units)

Units

CULN-39 Introduction to Professional Kitchen

3

CULN-43 Introduction to Baking and Business

3

CULN-48 Beverage Management

2

NUTR-20 Principles of Foods

3

NUTR-25 Introduction to Nutrition and Hospitality Careers

1

NUTR-37 Nutrition and Hospitality Field Experience

3

NUTR-40 Food Service Management

3

NUTR-42 Food Production Management

3

NUTR-44 Food Safety and Sanitation

2

NUTR-45 Introduction to Medical Nutrition Therapy

2

Electives: Choose 5 Units from the following:

AOM-30 Introduction to Computer Applications (3)
CULN-47 Mixology (1)
NUTR-12 Culture and Cuisine of the World (3)
NUTR-24 Work Experience in Nutrition (2)

5

Total: 30 Units

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Contact Information

Dean

Bryan Tassey

Phone

(209) 384-6250

School Office

AGIT Office

Counseling

(209) 381-6478

Nutrition and Foods Website