Culinary Arts

Category: Service and Education
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Program Description

Do you want to learn what it takes to be a great chef in today`s job market? You have come to the right place!  HTC's Culinary Arts program gives you the skills to saute, decorate cakes, carve chocolate, design menus, prepare banquets, and cater large events. You'll gain a solid foundation of cooking and technique. What's more, students train to be a part of a gourmet restaurant by experiencing all stations within the food service industry such as "front of the house" in HTC's on-campus gourmet dining room. Students will also experience the theoretical side of the business, learning exactly what it takes to run a restaurant business and succeed. Top off your education with a bit of ice carving, pulled and blown sugar, fundamentals of wine, and international cuisine. Bon appetit!

Baking and Pastry - NEW!

Program Information



Class Time: Day
Semester: Fall Semester or Spring Semester (Summer Partial)
Campus: Eden Prairie Campus and Brooklyn Park Campus and Online Only (100% Online)
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Skills Required

Students must have a high school diploma or GED. In addition, those who work with children should be patient, have a willingness to learn and grow, and must be able to take initiative. You must be reliable, responsible and be able to problem solve. You should have good writing skills and be able to communicate well with others as a member of a team.

Minnesota law requires that any person who provides services that involve direct contact with children, patients, and residents at a health or child care facility licensed by the State of Minnesota have a background study conducted by the state. Students who have criminal backgrounds are ineligible to participate in practicums and are ineligible for graduation.

All graduates are required to have documentation of their growth in the program. Talk to one of the teachers to learn if you may use the portfolio you already had started, or the e-folio.

Job Outlook

35-1011.00 11-9051.00

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Mai See Yang
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