Get a taste of a career in the culinary arts with a Culinary Arts Certificate from Montco. All of your culinary skills will come together in our student-operated restaurant, Bistro 1400. You will also acquire management techniques for the food service industry. Come to Montco for a great taste of the culinary arts!

Program outcomes
  • Demonstrate proficient use of culinary terminology and classical cooking methods using a wide array of ingredients to design, produce, plate, and critically analyze a variety of classic, contemporary, regional and international dishes;
  • Demonstrate all food and beverage costing techniques related to profitable food service business operations;
  • Reflectively practice proper ethical purchasing and procurement processes as it relates to the proper flow of goods for a successful food service operation;
  • Personally demonstrate appropriate safety and sanitation practices, including safe food service equipment operation, as it relates to the hospitality industry;
  • Demonstrate appropriate employability skills necessary for an entry level position in the industry.

Program Curriculum

Semester 1
Course ID Title Credits
CUL 105 Safety and Sanitation 2
CUL 101 Culinary Foundations 3
CUL 120 Culinary Techniques 3
CUL 122 Advanced Culinary Techniques 3
CUL / BPA 198 Culinary and Baking and Pastry Practicum I 1

Semester 2
Course ID Title Credits
CUL 160 Culinary Baking 3
CUL 221 Garde Manger 3
CUL 125 American Regional 3
CUL / BPA 298A Culinary and Baking and Pastry Practicum II 3

Semester 3
Course ID Title Credits
CUL 250 European Cuisines 3
CUL 260 Global Cuisines 3
CUL 282 Restaurant Operations 3
CUL / BPA 298B Culinary and Baking and Pastry Practicum III 3
Total program credits: 36