Culinary Arts, I-BEST

LWTech Accounting Assistant I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 3 Quarters
  • Credits: 38
  • I-BEST Start Dates: Fall Quarter (Daytime)

The I-BEST Culinary Arts certificate prepares students for a wide variety of first careers in the culinary arts and can prepare students with prior experience for promotions in professional kitchens. Students gain experience with stations of line cooking, inventory, production of daily specials, sauce preparation and basic butchering, as well as the basic function and structure of the cold kitchen. Culinary Arts students learn basic cooking principals, workplace vocabulary, and safe food handling practices. I-BEST Culinary Arts Certificate graduates can continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates in Baking Arts and/or a Culinary Arts Associate’s (AAS) degree.

Learn more about LWTech's Culinary Arts program. 

I-BEST Culinary Arts Course Sequence

To read course descriptions, see the online College Catalog page for I-BEST Culinary Arts. 

Employment and Wages

What does a Culinary Arts career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Chefs with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

Current Job Openings in Washington

Explore a variety of current, local job postings in the Culinary Arts on these popular job search websites:

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Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Culinary Arts Certificate? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

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