The Culinary Arts program introduces students to a range of skills and credentials required for a successful career in food preparation. Cooking, Baking and Management courses are featured.

Take these courses if you are:

  • Seeking industry certifications
  • Interested in Food Service Manager Training and Certification (ServSafe®)
  • Interested in learning baking skills or food preparation

Uniform requirements for Culinary Arts classes:

  • White chef’s jacket w/PGCC Works logo
  • Checkered chef’s pants
  • Neckerchief and chef’s hat
  • Black non-absorbable shoes (no soles)
  • Instant-read thermometer
  • Black sharpie pen

Our Courses

CUL-611 - Introduction Culinary Arts
CUL-615 - Food Production I
CUL-730 - Advanced Baking & Pastry
CUL-745 - International Cuisine
CUL-716 - Food Production II
CUL-720 - Garde Manger and Catering
The Culinary Arts Certificate is a 31-credit certificate can be completed within a year. The coursework requires an in-class commitment of six to tweleve hours per week and integrates practical and classroom applications.

Contact Information

Denise Ware
Phone: 301-546-7596

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Students who successfully complete courses will be eligible to receive industry-recognized certifications.