Academics

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. 

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 150PROFESSIONAL COOKING 3
CA 151ADVANCED SANITATION AND SAFETY 3
CA 153BAKING 3
CA 155MEAT, POULTRY AND FISH 3
CA 157GARDE MANGER 3
CA 211FOODSERVICE MARKETING 3
CA 212FOODSERVICE COST CONTROL 4
CA 213BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT 3
CA 215FOODSERVICE NUTRITION AND MENU PLANNING 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
HOS 110INTRODUCTION 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

Career Pathway

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Hospitality & Tourism
Pathway: Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services
ICC Pathway: Culinary Arts

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

Business Mathematics (BUS 120) or Concepts of Mathematics (MATH 110) | Composition I (ENGL 110) | Humanities | Introduction to Communication : Presentation and Theory (COMM 110) | Lab Science | Social Science

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Chefs and Head Cooks | Student Information

Certificate of Completion

Culinary Arts Management Certificate (37 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Employment Information

Banquet Chef; Certified Executive Chef (CEC); Chef; Cook; Corporate Executive Chef; Executive Chef; Executive Sous Chef; Head Cook; Line Cook $10-20/hr

Certificate of Completion

Culinary Arts Management (64 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Employment Information

Banquet Chef; Certified Executive Chef (CEC); Chef; Cook; Corporate Executive Chef; Executive Chef; Executive Sous Chef; Head Cook; Line Cook$10-20/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

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