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Culinary Arts Diploma

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Program Overview

In the Culinary Arts program, you’ll gain practical experience in the kitchen while studying the business of cost control, sanitation and safety, menu and beverage management, nutrition, and kitchen management. You’ll learn to produce food quickly and in quantity while working with others. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as line cook and pantry cook (garde manger).
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Program Description

The Culinary Arts 4-quarter Diploma program is proud to be part of The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix. Cook up a rewarding career in The Art Institute of Phoenix’s Culinary Arts program. In the diploma program, students have the opportunity to learn from seasoned and qualified chefs.

Students have the opportunity to study the fundamentals of cooking, baking, knife skills, nutrition, sanitation, safety, food production, kitchen operations, and food selection and purchasing. They have an opportunity to learn about modern, regional, and classic cuisine, covering a variety of international styles, practicing these skills in professional kitchens. Students also have an opportunity to learn the basic management skills they need to achieve their career goals.

Culinary Arts students also spend time working in The Gallery Café, the studentoperated public dining lab, where students prepare and serve lunch or dinner and have the opportunity to learn to become food service professionals who meet the needs of their guests.

Objectives: Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
• cook and present various ethnic cuisines professionally.
• work as a professional team member.
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