The Professional Cook Diploma program is a quick, straight line approach to an entry-level position in the culinary profession. It’s designed to give you a working knowledge in the procedures, ingredients, sanitation and safety in the kitchen, plus the dos and don’ts inherent in successfully functioning in a variety of kitchen environments.
You will learn basic culinary skills, the fundamentals of baking, nutrition, and especially food service sanitation to qualify for the necessary certification required by the industry.
54 Credit Hours
Length: 9 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
|Total Credit Hours||54|
|BFS 104||Basic Culinary Theory||4|
|BFS 106||Basic Culinary Skills Laboratory||6|
|BFS 214||Garde Manger Theory||4|
|BFS 216||Garde Manger Laboratory||6|
|CAM 134||Food Service Sanitation||4|
|CAM 174||Basic Nutrition||4|
|ENG 101||Composition I||4|
|FYE 101||Information Literacy||4|
|HRM 164||Hospitality Management and Supervision||4|
|MTH 115||Principles of Mathematics||4|
|PBA 124||Baking Science||4|
|PBA 126||Baking Fundamentals||6|
What qualities should a Professional Cook Career Diploma student have?
Students interested in becoming a cook need good work ethic, they must enjoy people, as well as enjoy serving people. And of course, they must have a passion for food and cooking.