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Culinary Arts Certificate

Program Overview

The certificate program will focus on culinary art instruction, wine education, sustainability, and agriculture. The goal of this education program is to provide individuals with the job skills needed to gain entry level positions in restaurants and business, industry, school food service sectors. Graduates will find careers as chefs, menu planners, and other food service occupations. The certificate will give students hands-on experience and the knowledge necessary to be successful in the food services industry and will give them the foundation for building a lifelong career. Students may also choose to progress to FLCC's Culinary Arts program.

Students will take their courses at the New York Wine & Culinary Center, just a short distance from FLCC's main campus in Canandaigua. By aligning this certificate with the New York Wine & Culinary Center, students will learn the latest trends and apply practical skills in real world setting. The program will focus on local foods and wines preparing students to embrace and showcase the best of the Finger Lakes and Upstate New York. Please note: students in this program are required to purchase culinary uniforms and knife sets.

Gainful Employment Information

This program falls under Gainful Employment Disclosure regulations, a rule by the U.S. Education Department. View Gainful Employment information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.