Knowledge of the culinary arts is vital to many roles in the hospitality industry, including restaurants and hotels, and for other businesses providing food, such as hospitals, retirement homes and corporate cafeterias.

Students that complete our Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts will be qualified to enter the food-service industry in mid-level positions, for example as line cooks, first cooks and sub-chefs. This course is ideal for those who wish to gain theoretical and practical skills in the culinary arts, and wish to seek employment in a related field directly after graduation, or intend to open a restaurant or other related business.

Graduates will have an understanding of:

  • Culinary techniques, procedures, styles and services
  • Basic and advanced food preparation techniques
  • Safe food, equipment and tool handling
  • How to determine standardized recipe and menu costing