Culinary Arts Management-Certificate

The mission of the Culinary Arts Certificate program is to prepare students for entry level employment in the restaurant industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the restaurant industry. 

Admission to the Program:

Students must complete basic skills placement testing prior to admission to this program.

Accreditation:

Illinois Central College is a Professional Management Development Partner with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Upon completion of the certificate the student will earn the Professional Management Development (ProMgmt.) Certificate of completion.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 37

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
BUS 120
or
BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 
or
3
APPROVED MATHEMATICS  3
CA 150 PROFESSIONAL COOKING  3
CA 151 ADVANCED SANITATION AND SAFETY  3
CA 153 BAKING  3
CA 155 MEAT, POULTRY AND FISH  3
CA 157 GARDE MANGER  3
CA 211 FOODSERVICE MARKETING  3
CA 212 FOODSERVICE COST CONTROL  4
CA 213 BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT  3
CA 215 FOODSERVICE NUTRITION AND MENU PLANNING  3
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
HOS 110 INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT  3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CA 150; CA 151; CA 153; CA 155
Spring Semester 1CA 211; CA 213; CA 215; BUS 120 or Approved Mathematics
Fall Semester 2HOS 110; ENGL 110; CA 212; CA 157

Program Contact Information

Culinary Arts Program, ICC North Campus, Dogwood Hall

Telephone:  Last name (A-I) (309) 690-6890; (J-O) (309) 690-6846; (P-Z) (309) 690-6889

Illinois Career Cluster

Hospitality and Tourism

Career Pathway:
Restaurants and Food/Beverage Services

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