Culinary Arts

For questions, more information, or to register, please call 336-761-1002.

Culinary Arts Certificate

Also known as the Triad Community Kitchen, this hands-on course provides instruction and certification in ServSafe sanitation, basic culinary skills, knife skills, basic baking skills, kitchen safety, mass food production and “cook chill” technology. Students will also receive job preparedness and retention instruction. This course includes a one-week internship and job placement assistance. 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: Achieve a minimum score of 6th grade reading and 5th grade math on the Placement Tests.

Note: There is an additional fee of $200, payable to the Second Harvest Food Bank to cover drug screening, criminal background check and ServSafe certification. Payment is due in full by the first day of class.

Course Code: 87684
Cost: $185
Date: September 9 – December 10, 2014, M – F, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Second Harvest Food Bank

Course Code: 88844
Cost: $185
Date: October 7, 2014 – January 15, 2015 M – F, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Second Harvest Food Bank

Knife Skills 101 NEW!

Do you know the difference between a chef’s knife and a paring knife or the difference between dicing and julienne? If you don’t, and would like to learn, come join us for this knife skills course. You will leave knowing how to choose the right knife for the right cut as well as how to care for and sharpen your knives. Topics include station prep, preparing vegetables, sanitation and more. The instructor has 37 years of experience as an executive chef.

Course Code: 87951
Cost: $35
Date: September 6, 2014, Sat, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Second Harvest Food Bank