Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Arts

Those looking for a way to excel in a specific career path will want to consider getting a degree. However, those who may already have some knowledge or are looking for a more focused path can benefit from an Associate in Applied Science. What is an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts?  This associate degree will train students for a variety of culinary professions and situations, a… Read more

Those looking for a way to excel in a specific career path will want to consider getting a degree. However, those who may already have some knowledge or are looking for a more focused path can benefit from an Associate in Applied Science.

What is an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts?  This associate degree will train students for a variety of culinary professions and situations, and will provide the hands-on training required to learn more about culinary practices, menu planning and restaurant management. Students have a range of choice in courses such as proper food preparation, cooking techniques, sanitation practices, nutrition, and cultural cuisine.      

Those who choose to complete a course of study in culinary arts will be equipped with skills necessary for successfully managing a kitchen, such as inventory control and culinary presentation. Additionally, students may be able to bypass some of the years of experience necessary for higher paying or salaried positions in the culinary industry.

The cost of an associate degree will vary depending on the length of the program, the institution, as well as the country in which the degree was obtained. It’s critical that students interested in a degree reach out to institutions to find out more about the programs offered.

Students will find themselves with the possibility to enter into a number of positions such as menu planner, sous chef, personal chef, line cook, service manager, or they may have the option to open their own restaurant. They will be well-equipped for any of these careers. With skills such as entrepreneurship, organization, sanitation, and knowledge in a variety of foods, graduates will have a number of choices in regards to potential employers. 

There are online and international options for those considering an Associate in Culinary Arts. To find out more about options available, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Stanton University
Garden Grove, USA

The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Culinary Arts with an emphasis in Korean Cuisine is a 92-unit program defined by curriculum with courses of rigorous culinar ... +

The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Culinary Arts with an emphasis in Korean Cuisine is a 92-unit program defined by curriculum with courses of rigorous culinary training, food business management, and study of social and scientific aspects of food. This program focuses on providing hands-on experience of Korean culinary practices along with a profound understanding of the nature of Korean food and ingredients. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for employment in various segments of the foodservice industry in positions such as restaurant chef, banquet chef, sous chef, kitch ... +

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for employment in various segments of the foodservice industry in positions such as restaurant chef, banquet chef, sous chef, kitchen manager, production cook, line cook and prep cook. The program includes academic courses, skills development in kitchen lab courses, and practical internship experience. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Henry Ford College
Detroit, USA

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success in th ... +

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success in the global industry of hospitality and tourism. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
12 May 2020
Campus
 
College of du Page
Glen Ellyn, USA

If you have a passion for food, the Culinary Arts program is both exciting and challenging. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art kitchen, facilities.

If you have a passion for food, the Culinary Arts program is both exciting and challenging. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art kitchen, facilities. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, USA

This program is designed to provide for entry‑level employment in hotels, full‑service restaurants, fast food restaurants, institutions (schools, hospitals, corrections, etc.) ... +

This program is designed to provide for entry‑level employment in hotels, full‑service restaurants, fast food restaurants, institutions (schools, hospitals, corrections, etc.) and private clubs. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Kendall College
Chicago, USA +2 More

This program uniquely fuses the art and science of cooking with an introduction to critical business management practices. Over the course of six quarters, students receive ri ... +

This program uniquely fuses the art and science of cooking with an introduction to critical business management practices. Over the course of six quarters, students receive rigorous culinary training -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, USA

This new program of study was developed with advisory groups of chefs, farmers, food processors/distributors, and food industry entrepreneurs incorporating the latest professi ... +

This new program of study was developed with advisory groups of chefs, farmers, food processors/distributors, and food industry entrepreneurs incorporating the latest professional culinary standards. Graduates of the program will work as chefs or food entrepreneurs in a variety of settings using their "farm to table" competencies to positively impact health. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
May 2020
Campus
 
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, USA

The Culinary Arts program at WITCC is for anyone with a passion for food, creative expression and diligence. Our curriculum introduces students to unique ingredients in state- ... +

The Culinary Arts program at WITCC is for anyone with a passion for food, creative expression and diligence. Our curriculum introduces students to unique ingredients in state-of-the-art facilities through smell, touch and taste, while honing the skills critical for conceptualizing and creating innovative dishes. The recipe for success in this program includes putting knowledge to practice in areas including Nutrition, Knife Skills, Sanitation and Safety, Cooking Methods and much more. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kendall College
Chicago, USA +2 More

Many of our students discover their true passion for food and foodservice later in life, after they've already acquired an undergraduate degree or spent decades in other indus ... +

Many of our students discover their true passion for food and foodservice later in life, after they've already acquired an undergraduate degree or spent decades in other industries -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kendall College
Chicago, USA +2 More

This six-quarter program prepares graduates to enter the baking and pastry profession with confidence. Students learn the science behind baking in lecture and application. The ... +

This six-quarter program prepares graduates to enter the baking and pastry profession with confidence. Students learn the science behind baking in lecture and application. They apply this -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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