2023-2024 Catalog

Catering Specialist (CS61) Certificate

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Program Description:

The Catering Specialist technical certificate of credit program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for the catering profession. Learning opportunities develop occupational and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of culinary theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Required Courses (25 Credit Hours)

CUUL 1110Culinary Safety and Sanitation


CUUL 1120Principles of Cooking


CUUL 1220Baking Principles


CUUL 1129Fundamentals of Restaurant Operations


CUUL 1320Garde Manger


CUUL 2160Contemporary Cuisine


Total Credit Hours: 25 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation