Culinary Career Essentials
Learn culinary basics and training for entry-level food service jobs. The program is the core of other certificates and the Culinary Arts program.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
Food science principles applied to professional culinary food preparation. Units include professional kitchen operation, recipe terminology, and cooking techniques for various food categories.
|1031612600||Food Production Principles
Provides practical experience applying food science principles in food preparation, analysis, and evaluation of preparation techniques. Prerequisites: 1031612500 Food Theory (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed) and 1031612100 Sanitation and Safety Fundamentals (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).
|1031612200||Sanitation and Safety Basics
Learn basic principles of sanitation and safety in order to maintain a safe and healthy food service environment. The course presents laws and regulations related to safety, fire, and sanitation and how to adhere to them in the food service operation. Successful completion of the course enables students to take a national sanitation certification examination.
At A Glance
How You'll Learn
Term Start Dates
|Fall 2023: September 5||Spring 2024: January 8||Summer 2024: May 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.
Books & Supplies*
*Total cost for degree completion is estimated by current course requirements, books, and supplies. Tuition and fees are set by the Wisconsin Technical College System and subject to change.
What You'll Learn
- Apply safety and sanitation codes to conditions and operations in food service kitchens.
- Prepare recipes and formulas to industry standards.
- Demonstrate attributes of a culinary professional.
Your Potential Careers
- Entry-level Food Service
Median Annual Salary
Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.