Culinary Arts Certificate

The intent of this course is to prepare individuals to work in the food service industry. Successful participants will receive certification in ServSafe sanitation, basic culinary skills, knife skills, kitchen safety, mass food production and “cook chill” technology. Also included is job preparedness and retention instruction. A one-week internship and job placement assistance are included in this curriculum. This course is offered in collaboration with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina’s Triad Community Kitchen and Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina. PREREQUISITE: Minimum 8th grade reading and 5th grade math levels on TABE test.

Average Annual Job Openings: 2,080

Median Yearly Salary: $30,500