Culinary Arts Academy

ConnCAT’s Culinary Arts Academy is designed to fulfill the market demand for food service professionals. The program emphasizes superior culinary skills while producing well-rounded professionals equipped to enter the fast-paced environment of hospitality.

Adult learners who complete ConnCAT’s program will have diverse skills in the areas of food and beverage operations, entrepreneurial skills, baking and pastry arts, and advanced culinary skills. The program also provides training related to teamwork, personal accountability, communication skills, and professional development.

The ConnCAT Culinary Arts Academy will put the adult learner on the path to success in the hospitality industry, with the opportunity. Graduates also have the opportunity to acquire their national Food Service Protection Manager certification while enrolled in the program.

Course Length

2 weeks      Commis (apprenticeship)
6 months   Course Instructions
80 hours    Externship

Class Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Externship schedule determined by extern site

Course Outline

  • Food Sanitation and Safety
  • Culinary Skills
  • Advanced Culinary
  • Art of Garde Manger
  • Introduction to Baking
  • American Regional Cuisine
  • Advanced Baking
  • Healthy Cooking
  • International Cuisine
  • Cafe Operation
    (coursework will also include keyboarding, computers, word processing, communications, professional development, financial literacy)