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 is accredited by The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.
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.