Culinary Arts Academy

Culinary Arts Fundamentals

Sonia Gutierrez Campus
Morning, Afternoon (continuing students only) and Evening

This 10-month program provides a foundation for students interested in a career in the culinary arts. Classes include instruction and hands on practice in the School’s teaching kitchen. Key principles include: sanitation and safety, knife skills, food preparation, and more. Our course prepares students to take the ServSafe® certification exam.

Requirements

  • Eligible for ESL 6 or higher
  • Advising session with academy director or designee

 

International Cuisines

Sonia Gutierrez Campus
Fall only: Morning and Evening

This 5-month program offers various perspectives on culinary history and the influential contributions of different cultures with their unique cooking techniques, flavor profiles, and local taste. Our hands-on class focuses on menu development, food preparation, and more.

Requirements

  • Eligible for ESL 6 or higher
  • Successful completion of Carlos Rosario Culinary Arts Fundamentals or its equivalent
  • Advising session with academy director or designee

 

Baking and Pastry

Sonia Gutierrez Campus
Spring only: Morning, Afternoon and Evening

This five-month program provides a foundation for students interested in a career in the baking industry. Our course combines theoretical instruction and hands-on practice. Key principles include: introduction to baking equipment, methods of mixing, decoration, dessert preparation, and more.

Requirements

  • Eligible for ESL 6 or higher
  • Advising session with academy director or designee