Are you a hands-on learner who is passionate about food?

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s intensive, 10-month culinary arts certificate focuses on sustainable, farm-to-table cuisine. The program will provide the foundation you need for a career in the booming food service industry.

Get Cooking!

Chopping VegetablesThe culinary field is expected to grow by almost 8 percent in the coming years, especially with the explosion of new restaurants and hotels in the Lehigh Valley.

Through classroom instruction and hands-on experience in a kitchen facility, you will learn:
 
  • Culinary techniques
  • International cuisines
  • American regional cuisines
  • Baking fundamentals
  • Purchasing
  • Entrepreneurship
 
Our program concludes with a culinary arts practicum that offers real-world experience, and students can choose to continue their studies in hospitality management, culinary arts, pastry arts and gastronomy.
 
There is a huge need for well-trained chefs, managers and cooks - get your career started today!

View the Culinary Arts Certificate program page.