The Culinary Arts Class is an intensive 1-year program designed to provide aspiring chefs and culinary enthusiasts with a comprehensive foundation in the art of cooking, focusing on the rich traditions of French culinary techniques and the diversity of Western cuisine.
Through hands-on practical training, theoretical knowledge, and experiential learning, students will develop the necessary skills and expertise to excel in the culinary industry.
The program is divided into four quarters, each offering a unique set of courses to build a strong culinary foundation. The curriculum combines theoretical lectures, practical kitchen sessions, and real-world industry experiences to ensure a well-rounded education.
- Introduction to the kitchen environment and professional kitchen practices
- Fundamentals of culinary techniques and knife skills
- Introduction to food safety and sanitation
- Basic stocks, sauces, and soups
- Introduction to French cuisine and its key ingredients
- Advanced culinary techniques with an emphasis on French cuisine
- Exploration of classic French dishes, such as Coq au Vin, Bouillabaisse, and Ratatouille
- Art of pastry and baking, including croissants, tarts, and macarons
- Menu planning and recipe development
- Diverse regional cuisines of the Western world, including Italian, Spanish, and American
- Preparation of signature dishes from each cuisine
- Exploration of contemporary trends and fusion cuisine
- Advanced techniques in plating and food presentation
and Capstone Project
- Experiential learning through internships at renowned restaurants or catering establishments
- Integration of culinary skills and techniques learned throughout the program Development and execution of a capstone project, showcasing the student’s creativity and culinary expertise Throughout the program, students will have access to state-of-the-art kitchens, professional-grade equipment, and experienced faculty members who are seasoned chefs in the industry. The class sizes are kept small to ensure individual attention and ample opportunities for hands-on practice
Upon successful completion of the Culinary Arts Class, students will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue careers in professional kitchens, restaurants, hotels, or even as private chefs. They will also receive a recognized certificate, highlighting their achievement and culinary proficiency.
Join us in this exciting culinary journey and unlock your passion for cooking while mastering the art of French culinary techniques and exploring the diverse flavors of Western cuisine.