Acfef标志The 烹饪艺术 program prepares individuals for an exciting career as a chef, 烹饪, and/or food preparation worker for a variety of hospitality industries including hotels, 餐厅, 会议中心, 医院, 公司餐饮设施. The curriculum covers all aspects of culinary preparation, 包括肉, 家禽, 鱼, 蔬菜, 酱汁, 汤, 面包和糕点烘焙, 甜点, specialty 烹饪 and international cuisine. Hands-on experience in all facets of culinary preparation and presentation is emphasized throughout the curriculum. 进一步, coursework emphasizing the development of supervisory and managerial responsibilities such as sanitation, 菜单计划, 管理, 成本控制, 采购, 烹饪, 烘焙, and restaurant operations are also provided. Specific skills aimed at creating recipes; managing the kitchen; ordering supplies; measuring, 混合, and 烹饪 ingredients according to specified recipes; familiarity with the various types of kitchen equipment and instruments; knife skills, 切割, 切, 切片, and dicing; and, directing the duties of other kitchen employees are developed throughout the entire program of study.

Individuals who are not interested in working for 餐厅 or food service kitchens may also benefit from this program. 个人厨师, 例如, plan and prepare meals in private Homes according to a client’s personal preferences and dietary needs – which is an emerging occupation. 进一步, research chefs combine culinary skills with specific skills in food science to test new formulas, 制定食谱, experiment with flavors and presentation, and test new products for chain 餐厅, 粮食种植者, 和制造商.

If you’ve always been a purveyor of fine cuisine and enjoy utilizing creativity in your 烹饪, then the 烹饪艺术 Program may interest you!



小酒馆537 is a full-service restaurant located within 亚博体育 社区 College’s Shilling Education Center. It is operated by students in 亚博体育’s 烹饪艺术 program and acts as a working laboratory that will provide hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a restaurant. The menu will change monthly to incorporate different styles of cuisine and 烹饪 techniques. This entrepreneurial experience is the capstone of the culinary program and ensures that graduates have the credentials and skills necessary to be successful in the culinary field.

晚餐:晚上6 - 8点

预订请点击这里: 或拨打(217)875-7211,分机. 537.

American Culinary Foundation 认证

The 烹饪艺术 Institute and 烹饪艺术 Program is currently accredited by the American Culinary Federation, 公司. (ACF), a professional organization for chefs and 烹饪s, founded in 1929. “ACF is the leader in offering educational resources, 培训, 学徒, 比赛, and programmatic accreditation designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and pastry chefs.” More information may be found on the ACF website,亚博体育/Overview/ACF/亚博体育/Overview.

烹饪艺术 Institute Program Outcomes

一年 毕业率(%) 就业安置率(%) ACF认证率(0%)*
FY20 73% 90% 0%
FY21 63% 94% 0%

*Certification Exam costs will be included in student fees beginning in FY22 to encourage students to complete the examination prior to graduation.

Career and Technical Education Options

  • Associate of Applied Science in 烹饪艺术
  • 烹饪管理证书
  • 厨师助理证书
  • 烘焙及糕点业证书
  • 食品配制证书