The Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science degree prepares LWTech graduates to work in a commercial kitchen including restaurants, bakeries, cafeterias, delis, hospitals and other specialty shops.
Students will gain skills in every facet of working in a commercial food service operation as they learn basic cooking principles, terminology and food handling practices. Practical experience is provided with all stations of line cooking, inventory, daily specials production, garde manger work, sauce preparation and commercial equipment maintenance. Students will be prepared to work in a commercial kitchen, restaurant, catering company, cafeteria, deli or other specialty shop.
Culinary Arts AAS degree graduates will:
Upon graduation, students will be eligible to receive their initial ACF certifications in either culinary arts or baking arts, depending on their area of specialization.
This program is certified by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
Chef City Grill was established in 2006 and is a restaurant operated by the Culinary Arts program. Quality regional dishes are prepared by students in the program. We are committed to your complete satisfaction! Donations in the form of tips directly support Culinary Arts programs and scholarships. Donations to the LWTech Foundation directly support Culinary Arts programs and scholarships.
Students are admitted in Fall and Spring quarters. Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.
Avg. WA State Salary $39,945/yr
People Employed in WA 31,931
Avg. Wage in King County $21/hr
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