Our Associate of Science in Culinary Arts program provides a comprehensive overview of creative cooking at the professional level.

You’ll master the fundamentals of composing dishes in Introduction to Culinary Ingredients, sharpen your knife skills in Culinary Techniques, and then apply those lessons in food-specific classes, including Meats, Fish, and Breads and Pastry. At the same time, interactive academic courses like Nutrition, Cost Accounting, and Concept Development will focus on teaching you the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills you’ll utilize in the field.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared for entry-level positions in a variety of foodservice operations, including restaurants, hotels, catering services, banquet halls, and resorts. You may also opt to continue your studies in the Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts program.

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Tour

As part of Walnut Hill College’s distinctive Culinary Arts program, associate students participate in a week-long, tuition-paid gastronomic tour of France. They explore the charm of French villages and some of the finest dining in Europe. Best of all, they have the opportunity to study with international professionals in the hospitality and culinary fields.

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Full-time Associate level Culinary Arts major [PDF]
Part-time Associate level Culinary Arts major [PDF]