Catering

Catering

Technical Certificate

If you're interested in on- or off-premise catering operations, the fundamentals of kitchen operations are stressed in the three core courses (Culinary Career Essentials). Specific skills and knowledge for business start-up, operation, menu planning, elegant food preparation, and promotion are the focus of the remaining two courses.

plated dishes ready for service
flambéing apples
prepping dessert for service

Program Outline

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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On Campus

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Online Classes

Term Start Dates

Spring 2022: January 5 Summer 2022: May 2 Fall 2022: September 6

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost

$2,407*

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Apply safety and sanitation codes to conditions and operations in food service kitchens.
  • Prepare recipes and formulas to industry standards.
  • Apply basic food theory to solve problems in food preparation.
  • Produce creative menus for buffet, a` la carte, and catered events.
  • Integrate purchasing principles and food cost controls into menus.
  • Demonstrate attributes of a culinary professional.

Your Potential Careers

  • Catering

Median Annual Salary

$28,301 $28,651 $26,838
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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