Are you looking to gain valuable work skills in the food industry?
The Open Gate International Culinary Program teaches students a variety of culinary techniques over 8 weeks, preparing you for entry into an entry-level position in any food service establishment across the country. Curriculum includes ServSafe certification from the National Restaurant Association — a mandatory certificate for all food service establishments.
Graduates also receive job seeking skills and job placement assistance.
Classwork includes a daily lecture followed by hands-on training.
Stocks and soups
Salads from different countries
Herbs and Spices
Potatoes, bread and grains
Chicken and poultry
Pastry and desserts
Recipes, Menus and Quality Control
Tool/Equipment Maintenance & Operation
How to Have A Consistently Positive Attitude
Being A Good Team Player
Excellence in the Workplace
Utilizing Your Strengths
Moving Past Your Past
Motives vs Motivation
Tuesday/Wednesday from 4pm-9pm
Thursday/Friday from 9am-2pm
Applying to the Culinary Arts Program
Students will fill out an entrance application and demonstrate an interest in working in the fast-paced culinary field. A student must possess a 5th grade English reading level and 6th grade math skills, be able to lift 25 pounds, and have the mobility to move freely in a kitchen environment. Students will be required to wear a uniform and approved shoes to class. Male students must also be clean shaven.
Students must complete all curriculum assignments, earn a passing grade on required exams, and maintain good overall attendance. Successful graduates will be awarded a Certificate of Completion and will be eligible for placement assistance.